Getting Started with PowerBI on Mobile Devices

Getting Started with PowerBI on Mobile Devices

If you have started using PowerBI in your organization to analyze your companies critical business data or thinking about it then knowing the resources that are available to you for the service can help with the decision making process.

There is a full featured Power BI Desktop application that lets you create reports about the data you monitor but did you know there are also mobile apps for Windows, Android and iOS that give you the same capabilities when you are on the go?

All of those apps can also be managed using Microsoft Intune to control app and data security.

Microsoft has recently published a series of white papers that will help you learn more about the apps and their management with Microsoft Intune and they are available at the Microsoft Download Center in Word .docx format documents.

Configuring Power BI mobile apps with Microsoft Intune

​Microsoft Intune enables organizations to manage devices and applications. The Power BI mobile applications for Windows 10 Mobile, iOS and Android integrate with Intune to allow you to manage the application on your devices while controlling security. Through configuration policies, you can control items like requiring an access PIN, how data is handled by the application and even encrypting application data when the app is not in use. 

Getting started with the Power BI mobile app for Windows 10

The Windows 10 mobile app for Microsoft Power BI brings Power BI to your tablet or phone, with up-to-date, touch-enabled mobile access to your business information. View and interact with your company dashboards from anywhere — right on your Windows Start screen. 

Getting started with the Power BI for Android app

The Android app for Microsoft Power BI brings Power BI to your pocket, with up-to-date, touch-enabled mobile access to your business information. View and interact with your company dashboards from anywhere. 

Getting started with the Power BI for iOS app

The iPhone app for Microsoft Power BI for iOS is part of the mobile BI experience for Power BI and Reporting Services. With live, touch-enabled mobile access to your important business information on premises and in the cloud, you can view and interact with your company dashboards easily, from anywhere. Explore the data in dashboards, and share them with your colleagues in email or text messages. 

If you want to learn more about PowerBI then visit Microsoft's PowerBi portal for information on how to try the service for free.

But, wait...there's probably more so be sure to follow me on Twitter and Google+.

----------

Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and Devops? Check out IT/Dev Connections!

IT/Dev Connections

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish