02-22-2017 09:19 AM - edited 02-22-2017 09:22 AM
I should have clarrified that we are not using sharepoint.com cloud accounts, but rather enterprise logins with a shib based single sign on. So the only way to activiate that tenant level APIs in First release is by having all users on the tenant (even those that don't need the new web part) on First Release? Please explain how that works.. is it automatic?
02-22-2017 09:28 AM
Any plans for making this avaible to select users in preview? Also in the future once its GA, will this be available to all (irrespective for fisrt release candidates)?
02-22-2017 09:30 AM
Got it. Here are those two related ideas we've been following. Thanks!
02-22-2017 09:38 AM
02-24-2017 10:56 AM
Our organization is a governmental research agency and we use Sharepoint Online to collaborate with dozens of other state and federal agencies, municipalities and other academic institutions. Some of the datasets are large and SPO requires using Power BI for Excel workbooks that exceed 10MB.* We had really hoped the new Web Part would help with our integration issues, but it is a step backwards as it requires a monthly license to even view the content on Sharepoint.
It was a big enough hurdle to collaboration that the our in-house researchers had to sign up for a free license just to continue with their SPO collaboration. To take it a step further and require a Power BI license for viewing the data from a Web Part in SPO is a non-starter. We have no control over whether the viewers can purchase a pro license as we use Sharepoint Online to collaborate with dozens of other state and federal agencies, municipalities and other academic institutions. And these datasets cannot be share to the world so the anonymous web share option is out.
Somebody let me know if I am missing something. At this point, it seems the PowerBI team is undercutting the collaborative features that Sharepoint has at its core and is marketed upon.
02-24-2017 05:15 PM
@webguy It's a good ask to make it easier to share content across organizations. We're tracking this with the following idea: https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-i
If your organization has on Office 365 E5 license, internally your users already have the required Power BI Pro license to use the web part.