Power BI consists of the following features and services:
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Get started with the Power BI for Office 365 trial:
Set up your trial here. Please watch the Getting Started video that will help you complete this process and start using Power BI. For further information please visit our Overview and Learning section.
Next, you will need Excel 2013 along with the Power Query and Power Map add-ins. Download links for the add-ins are provided below. You will find a link in the Office 365 Admin Center to download Office 2013. A 30-day Office 365 ProPlus trial is also available.
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Data discovery, data transformation and enrichment for the desktop to the cloud.
Easily discover, combine, and refine data for better analysis in Excel.
In addition to the features in the standalone edition, securely share and manage your data queries within the enterprise in Excel.
* Features in Preview are for evaluation purposes only, and might change in the final version of the product.
An add-in that enables you to perform powerful data analysis in Excel 2013.
An interactive data exploration, visualization, and presentation experience that encourages intuitive ad-hoc reporting.
A three-dimensional (3D) data visualization tool for Excel 2013 that provides a powerful method for geospatial analysis.
A more robust, dynamic location to share and find Excel workbooks. Provides a visual, interactive view tailored to BI and gives you easy access to other BI features available in Power BI for Office 365.
An easy way for anyone to discover and explore their data using natural language. It starts with a question, a basic search query, and moves effortlessly into data exploration, visualization, and reporting.
Provides live mobile access to the important business information stored in your Office 365 account. View and interact with Excel and Power View content on any Windows 8 or Windows RT tablet or PC, including Surface.
A cloud-based infrastructure enabling data experts to easily discover, enrich, and share queries.
Allows IT administrators to register on-premises data sources with the portal, enable OData feed for the data sources and select tables/views to be included in the feed, and/or allow Excel workbooks stored in SharePoint Online to be refreshed with data from on-premises data sources.
A client agent that provides access to on-premises data sources in your organization. At least one gateway must be installed in your corporate environment and registered with the Power BI Admin Center portal before creating data sources in the portal.