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Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 - Second Edition by Mark Polino, Belinda Allen

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Publishing to the service

Up to this point, we were able to create reports without setting up a Microsoft Power BI account. To use the Power BI service, a Power BI account must be set up.

Tip

You can sign up for a free account using the following URL: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/get-started/

We'll start populating the Power BI service using the easy-to-use feature called Publish. Consider the following steps:

  1. Open the Power BI Desktop file we created called VendorInfo.pbix.
  2. Sign into Power BI by clicking on Sign in at the top-right corner of your window. If your name appears instead of Sign in, you are already signed in. Skip ahead to step 5:
  3. Enter your Power BI account e-mail in the Power BI Desktop window, as follows:
  4. Enter your Power BI password ...

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