Microsoft Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools to analyze data and share insights. Power BI is part of the Office 365 suite of tools.
Microsoft Power BI gives faculty and staff a vast array of analytical tools geared at providing data understanding through an agile tool for visualization. Users can use this tool for a wide array of uses spanning from data discovery and visualization to annual reporting and anything in between.
Note: Eligibility of Power BI Pro licensing is limited to users with current Exchange/Email licenses on Office 365 (i.g. not Healthcare users) due to Office 365 Groups dependency
More information is available about this service on the BISSC Power BI Site.
Power BI Training Resources from Microsoft.com
- Microsoft Power BI Guided Learning - Start your learning journey through Power BI with this sequenced collection of courses, and understand the extensive and powerful capabilities of Power BI.
Past 90 Days
Power BI will be unavailable during this time, but afterwards, users may need to restart sessions. Mobile app users may need to update their app and sign in again.
To support upcoming security enhancements to Oracle systems, we will upgrade Oracle drivers on a variety of centrally hosted SQL Server services. During this maintenance window, services will become sporadically unavailable. Please pause scheduled processes that run against these systems during this time.
Systems impacted include:
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) systems:
SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) systems:
Contact the ITS SQL Server Database Administration Team at ITS-SQL-Help@uiowa.edu if you have questions or concerns.
The Microsoft Power BI service will be down for scheduled maintenance.