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Advocate II

Streamline how data is collected

Hello

 

I am curreny using Power BI, I use various data sourecs for example from your box standard folder loaction which looks at excel or CSV files, to using several SQL Views to collect data for my reports. 

 

I know Power BI is able to access many formats/sites to get information but I was wonder if there was a way to allow a user to send or present new data to PowerBI which then triggers an update to a report/dahsboard etc.    I am desinging a finacial report which relies on our accounts providng a revised a budegt amount, this will be a regular occurance and from more than one user.  Is there a means for a person or Power BI to acknwoldge there is new data without me having to refresh that report?

 

The majority of my data is accessed by looking at a local drive, should I be asking about something simailr to Azure service maybe? 

I have no knowledge in this area unforatunately so forgive me if I am not quoting the right techincal terms here.

 

I am just wanting to make the user imput very streamline and go unnoticed, rather than having load then refresh a folder or file to allow a report to be updated.

 

Is there a way to automate this process or steps?

 

Many thanks for your help.

Chris Carpenter

 

 

 

 

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Super User IV
Super User IV

@ccarpent - You can manually initiate a refresh from the Service or setup automatic schedule refreshes.

 

You could also create a Power Automate maybe coupled with a Power App that kicks off the refresh.


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Super User IV

@ccarpent - You can manually initiate a refresh from the Service or setup automatic schedule refreshes.

 

You could also create a Power Automate maybe coupled with a Power App that kicks off the refresh.


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Cheers

 

Will take a look.

 

chris

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