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 [...]

Can I use the audit log if I’m a Power BI Admin?2017-03-16T09:01:09+00:00

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 [...]

Find Power BI users that have signed in2017-03-10T11:34:36+00:00

Power BI reports in Reporting Services – Install and configure (Technical Preview)

In this video, I look at how to install and configure the January 2017 Technical Preview of Power BI reports in Reporting Services. SQL Server Reporting Services has a new standalone install experience and allows for Power BI reports being rendered within the web portal. This video will get you started with the new version. [...]

Power BI reports in Reporting Services – Install and configure (Technical Preview)2017-01-22T15:08:39+00:00

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 [...]

Automating Power BI License Assignment with PowerShell – Extra Options!2017-03-16T09:01:11+00:00

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 [...]

Using Power BI Audit Log and PowerShell to assign Power BI Pro licenses2017-04-21T13:58:36+00:00

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 [...]

3 steps to do an IT Admin Takeover for Power BI and Office 3652017-03-16T09:01:11+00:00

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 [...]

Power BI Auditing for a Non-Admin2016-10-04T08:23:51+00:00

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 [...]

Maps, stories and webinars – Roundup #602017-03-16T09:01:13+00:00

PowerPoint, Auditing, OneDrive and more… – Roundup #59

I was out last week, but am back! This week we had some information on how to use OneDrive for Business with Power BI, using Power BI inside of PowerPoint along with service updates for Power BI including the new Javascript API. Get Data From OneDrive for Business (@kpuls) Power BI Story in PPT Slides [...]

PowerPoint, Auditing, OneDrive and more… – Roundup #592017-03-16T09:01:13+00:00

How the Power BI Data Region is selected

Have you ever wondered how the Power BI data region is selected? In this video, I look at how the Power BI data region is selected. This is the what you see when you go to About Power BI and see "Your data is stored in". How to determine your Power BI data region [...]

How the Power BI Data Region is selected2017-03-16T09:01:14+00:00