As you may already know, Power BI is not a report-authoring tool only. Indeed, it is much more than that. Power BI is an all-around data platform supporting many aspects you’d expect from such a platform. You can ingest the data from various data sources, transform it, model it, visualise and share it with others. Read more about what Power BI is here.
One of the key aspects of users’ experience in Power BI is their ability to collaborate in creating and sharing content, making it an easy-to-use and convenient platform. But the convenience comes with a cost of having a lot of shared content in large organisations raising concerns about the content’s quality and trustworthiness. It would be hard, if not impossible, to identify the quality of the contents without a mechanism to identify the quality of the contents. Content endorsement is the answer to this.
In this series of blog posts, I answer the following questions:
- What is Content Endorsement?
- What contents support endorsement?
- Who can endorse the content?
- What is Certification?
- How to endorse the supported content?
- What are endorsement processes?
But before we start, we need to know what content means in Power BI.
What does Content Mean in Power BI?
When we use the term Content in the context of Power BI, we refer to the objects we create in Power BI Service. We currently have the following contents in Power BI:
- Paginated reports
- Streaming datasets
- Streaming dataflow
- Excel workbooks
You may ask, is a Workspace also content?
The answer is no; a Workspace is a container for the contents enabling users to collaborate within the organisation.Continue reading “Content Endorsement in Power BI, Part 1, The Basics”