Looking at the Power BI Admin Role

In this video, I talk about the Power BI Admin Role! I look at how to assign it to a user and what you get, and don't get, with this role. Official Documentation Download Azure Active Directory PowerShell Version 2 Download Azure Active Directory PowerShell Version 1.1.166.0 GA

Lots of updates for Power BI plus a Power Query Editor?

Two Great New Power BI Features (@ExceleratorBI) Get your own Power Query Editor using Notepad++ (@SchreiberLars) Power BI Gateways–March Update Announcing granular tenant settings in Power BI Power BI Desktop March Feature Summary Power BI Color Theme Generator BONUS: Implementing Header-Details in Power BI (@tlachev) Power BI – Infographic for Power BI from an end [...]

Can I use the audit log if I’m a Power BI Admin?

In this video, I answer a question I get fairly often. Can I use the audit log if I have the Power BI service administrator role assigned to me within Office 365. I also make an announcement about the future of Guy in a Cube. Admin portal doc Audit log doc Power BI Auditing for [...]

Find Power BI users that have signed in

In this video, I look at how you can find Power BI users that have signed in within your organization. I start with looking at PowerShell to see which users have a license assigned, but then we can head over to Azure Active Directory and look at some of the reports that are built in [...]

Automating Power BI License Assignment with PowerShell – Extra Options!

I posted a video on the Power BI YouTube channel for using PowerShel and the Audit log to assign Power BI Pro licenses. In this video, I give you a few other options instead of automating off of the audit log. Main video: Using Power BI Audit Log and PowerShell to assign Power BI Pro [...]

Using Power BI Audit Log and PowerShell to assign Power BI Pro licenses

Auditing with Power BI has been available for a few months within the US and more recently within all regions except Europe and Australia as a preview. This provides auditing on certain events to understand what your organization is doing with the service. The new activity that has been added is when a free user [...]

3 steps to do an IT Admin Takeover for Power BI and Office 365

In this video, I revisit how to perform an IT Admin takeover for your tenant. This could just be a tenant that you did an individual sign up for Power BI with. I walk through the 3 main steps to perform the takeover. Doing the takeover doesn't cost you anything. For more detail on the [...]

Power BI Auditing for a Non-Admin

I talked before about how you can use Power BI Auditing. In this video, I look at how a non-admin user can search the audit log. This can be done by adding a user to a Role Group within the Exchange Online Admin Center under Admin Roles. You can also create your own Role Group [...]

Maps, stories and webinars – Roundup #60

This was a bit of a slow week, but we had a few interesting items. David Eldersveld talks about TopoJSON maps and Power BI. Marco Russo had some Q&A follow up to his #24HOP session. I also talked about the Data Stories Gallery and the Power BI Webinars. Lastly, we had some news about Power [...]