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Power BI Consumption Options

Power BI is a business intelligence data visualization tool from Microsoft, which can be used to explore specific types of Planview IdeaPlace data.  It allows non-technical end users in your organization to create analytics by themselves, without the need for technical report development skills or a technical understanding of the data structure. The main advantage of this reporting solution is its simplicity of use, while still being mature enough that it can be also be used by report developers for complex data modeling and visualization scenarios.

Power BI Consumption Options

Power BI enables different consumption options for end users, including Power BI Embedded, Power BI Desktop and the Microsoft Service.

Power BI Embedded

Power BI Desktop Service 

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  • Power BI Embedded is available in IdeaPlace Release 4.5 and greater.
  • Free desktop tool without Office 365 account
  • Power BI Desktop Connector and Tableau Connector are available in IdeaPlace.
  • Use for creating custom reports.
  • Data lives in Microsoft cloud service
  • Requires Office 365 account