Power BI teams up with Microsoft Teams


Have you seen the announcement about Microsoft Teams, the new chat-based workspace in Office 365? Check it out!

Groups in Power BI are built on Office 365 groups, too, so now you can add and interact with Power BI groups in your Microsoft Teams groups.


f you’re an admin for a Power BI group, when you create a team in Microsoft Teams, the app suggests that you add Microsoft Teams functionality to your existing group.

In your Microsoft Teams channel, you just tap the + sign, then add Power BI as a tab in your channel.

Add Power BI to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams automatically detects all the reports in your Power BI groups and in My Workspace. You can choose which ones to show in the Power BI tab in your channel.


Now your Power BI report is handsomely displayed in your Microsoft Teams channel.


If your team isn’t taking advantage of groups in Power BI yet, now is a great time to try them. They’re a great way to share your dashboards, reports, and datasets with your coworkers. Read more about groups in Power BI.

Then see how you can leverage your Power BI groups in Microsoft Teams!