Dashboard Sharing and Manage Permissions in Power BI; Simple, but Useful?

Power BI provides multiple ways of sharing content with users. Each sharing method has pros and cons and can be used for specific scenarios. Some sharing methods can be used together to build a framework for sharing. This article and video discuss the most basic way to share Power BI content. This method is called Read more about Dashboard Sharing and Manage Permissions in Power BI; Simple, but Useful?[…]

How to organize workspaces in a Power BI environment?

The question I often get in my Power BI architecture consulting sessions is; “How should we organize our workspaces? should we have one workspace with all the reports in it? Or multiple? Should we split it based on each report? Business unit? or something else?” In this article and video, I’ll explain a guide on Read more about How to organize workspaces in a Power BI environment?[…]

Power BI User Access Levels: Build and Edit are different

I have often seen Power BI users have access to areas they shouldn’t. In Power BI, you can share a report with a user just for view only or give them access to view and build or to Edit. These are all different levels of access. Build access is the one that is often confused Read more about Power BI User Access Levels: Build and Edit are different[…]

How to Resolve Publish to Web Error Message: Contact Your Admin to Enable Embed Code Creation

If you tried the option Publish to Web in Power BI recently, you might have seen the error saying “Contact Your Admin to Enable Embed Code Creation”. In this blog post, I am going to talk about why you see this error message, what is the reason behind it, and how to get it resolved. Read more about How to Resolve Publish to Web Error Message: Contact Your Admin to Enable Embed Code Creation[…]

Workspace V2 of Power BI: What Are Advantages Vs Old Version?

Workspace version 2 has been available in Power BI Service for more than 6 months now. The new version introduced in August 2018, however, still many people don’t know what it is, and what is the difference of that with the old version, and the most important question: Should you create the new workspace in Read more about Workspace V2 of Power BI: What Are Advantages Vs Old Version?[…]

Power BI Sharing Methods Comparison – All in One Review

You have published your Power BI report and want to share it with others. Now you see that you can share it through basic sharing, workspaces, Apps, publishing to web, Power BI embedded, and SharePoint online. The wide range of this variety of methods for sharing makes it confusing to choose the suitable method. I Read more about Power BI Sharing Methods Comparison – All in One Review[…]

Sharing Power BI Reports with Secure Embed code

There is a method of sharing the Power BI content called Secure Embed Code. This method of sharing is as simple as Publish to web to implement, but it doesn’t have the security issues of that method. Through this method, you can securely publish Power BI reports through a custom web portal or application with Read more about Sharing Power BI Reports with Secure Embed code[…]

Sharing Power BI Reports with Selection of Slicers and Filters; What it Means?

  The most recent feature added in the Power BI service is a great update, which should not be overlooked. You can now share reports and pass the selection of filters and slicers. This ability, which is announced yesterday, open doors to many possibilities. You can now create “report views” for different personas of users. Previously Read more about Sharing Power BI Reports with Selection of Slicers and Filters; What it Means?[…]

Ultimate Sharing Strategy: Power BI Apps

You’ve learned previously about some of the methods of sharing content in Power BI, such as Workspaces and Dashboard Sharing. In this article, I’ll explain everything about the Power BI Apps, a mechanism to share the content in Power BI in a way that has security and governance together. Power BI App used together with Read more about Ultimate Sharing Strategy: Power BI Apps[…]

Power BI Workspace; Collaborative DEV Environment

Workspaces are another way of sharing Power BI content with other people. The benefit of this sharing approach is that you can share content with a group of people and create a collaborative development environment where everyone can access it. In this article and video, I get you through sharing with workspaces, what the limitations Read more about Power BI Workspace; Collaborative DEV Environment[…]