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Business Analytics (Power BI)

A business analytics tool that is part of Microsoft's Office 365 suite.


PowerBI provides data analytics tools in order to deliver tabular and visual reports to people. Reports may be publicly available or provided only to specified people.

Help, consultation, training

IT Help Desk

Intended Audience

  • Report builders
  • Report viewers

Using this service


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]

Support contact

IT Help Desk


Public reports or use of the desktop version only is available at no cost. Deliver of access restricted reports requires a license that has an annual fee.


  • An Office 365 account
  • Microsoft Windows when using the desktop client
  • A Power BI license if creating reports that have access restrictions

Getting Started

Use the login link to get started. Download the desktop client for a more feature rich experience.

Universal Design/Accessibility

508 compliant.

Best Practices

Ensure that you are aware of and are following any privacy rules that may be associated with your data sets (e.g., FERPA).

Learn More/How To's

Typically a bulleted list of links to the most important documentation related to this service.


Microsoft's Power BI FAQ is available here.

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Keywords:service, office, microsoft, 365, o365   Doc ID:110531
Owner:Marc W.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2021-04-27 08:49 CSTUpdated:2021-05-20 07:51 CST
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