Publish a Power BI report in SharePoint

One of the most common question I get when I give Power BI session is : Can I publish “that” in my SharePoint site ? The answer to this is : Yes you can, but it depends on what you meant by “that”.

Power BI is build around 3 basic concepts :

Basic Concepts

I won’t be covering these in details in this post, but in a nutshell :

  • A dataset is something you connect to or import into Power BI;
  • A report is a bunch of visualisations (pie charts, bar charts, etc.) using the data from the datasets;
  • A dashboard is an aggregation of visuals that might come from multiple reports.

So, to answer the question better : Yes you can publish a report in a SharePoint site by using the Publish to web feature.

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Connect your Twitter account to an Office 365 Group

There are so many features delivered in Office 365 lately, it’s getting harder to keep track and try everything. In March 2016 Microsoft started rolling out the Office 365 Connectors and so I figured I would give it a spin and share my findings with you.

Office365Connectors

To get you started, here’s a quick “How to” to help you connect your Twitter account to an Office 365 Groups. It’s a very interesting way to integrate content from Twitter straight to an Office 365 conversation feed.

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I’m speaking at the SharePoint User Group in Ottawa

Due to a snow storm, my last session on Power BI at the Ottawa SharePoint user group had to be rescheduled. The good news is that it’s next Thursday at 5:30. You can register for this session though the meetup event here

panoramic-view-of-downtown-ottawa-with-parliament-hill_016-credit-ottawa-tourism

It’s always exiting to come back to Ottawa to give a session, but also nice to get to spend time with my friends and family. Hopefully, this time, the snow won’t be a problem.

I hope I’ll see you there,

I’m speaking at the SharePoint User Group in Quebec City

A first for me,

I’m very excited to join the Quebec City SharePoint User group to share some Power BI thoughts on next Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00. I’ll mostly talk about data transformation using Power BI for desktop.  Hopefully, they’ll like it !

Canada, Quebec, Quebec City, skyline and waterfront, autumn

Canada, Quebec, Quebec City, skyline and waterfront, autumn

Quebec City is defiantly one of my favorite city’s to travel to. It’s beautiful and the people there are super nice. You can register to the session though the meetup event here 

I hope I’ll see you there,