Power BI insights. Office productivity.

Combine your existing Office investments with Power BI to work better and achieve more. Together.

Why Power BI and Office are better together

Access insights where you need them

Get the data insights you need right inside the Office tools you use every day—without having to change applications.

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Help protect your BI data—across Office

Safeguard your analytics data with protection that persists when exported to other Office formats, such as PowerPoint and Excel.

Find answers quickly through a familiar experience

If you know how to use Excel or PowerPoint, you’ll easily get started to find insights fast.

Explore how Office works seamlessly with Power BI

Improve collaboration with Microsoft Teams

Make everyone more productive by incorporating Teams.

  • Add interactive reports directly into conversations and Teams to spend less time searching for them and more time using them to support team priorities.
  • Give everyone access to the data they need for a project by easily incorporating Power BI visuals.
  • Get to decisions faster by viewing and collaborating on data visualizations as a team.

Save time with Excel

Get broad data analytics and visualization capabilities by combining Excel with Power BI.

  • Easily use Excel skills in Power BI through familiar experiences like data analysis expressions (DAX) and Power Query.
  • View and interact with Power BI datasets in Excel while retaining interactivity features from Power BI.
  • See the right data instantly in Power BI by automating your data refresh with a single click.
  • Get advanced custom visualization, modeling, and predictive capabilities for advanced analytics workflows.

Easily share reports with SharePoint

Embed interactive Power BI reports in SharePoint Online pages that everyone can access.

  • Stay up to date on what’s important by surfacing data visualizations regularly accessed location.
  • Customize the look and feel of your reports to best suit everyone’s needs.
  • Reduce the need to rely on local files that can get lost or damaged by storing Power BI reports in an online document library.

Publish your reports directly to PowerPoint

Drive clarity and improve decision making by exporting Power BI reports to PowerPoint as high-resolution images.

  • Move seamlessly between your presentation and Power BI to dive deeper into analytics if needed.
  • Export only the information you care most about—the filters and slicers settings you added are always preserved.
  • Create and publish Power BI reports using your existing PowerPoint skills.

Create illustrative data diagrams with Visio

Make informed decisions faster by turning your Visio diagrams into interactive Power BI visualizations.

  • Drive operational intelligence by creating illustrative diagrams, including interconnected workflows and real-world layouts.
  • Better understand the overall picture by illustrating and comparing data both as diagrams and traditional Power BI visuals—all in a single place.
  • Automatically link Power BI data to Visio diagrams hosted on SharePoint or OneDrive for Business.

Better protect your Power BI data—even when exported to Excel or PowerPoint

Provide greater control and visibility over your data with Microsoft Information Protection and Cloud App Security.

  • Apply the same sensitivity labels available in Office apps, such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Extend protection and governance policies to Power BI data—including exported data.
  • Better meet privacy and regulatory requirements with oversight of sensitive data.
  • Help prevent exposure of sensitive data by blocking risky user activities in real time.

Why customers bring together Power BI and Office

"Employees feel more empowered if you give them the capabilities to manage their own work."

Carlos Amesquita, Chief Information Officer

The Hershey Company

"It makes it much easier to utilize our tools."

Chris Walker, Director of Technology

Carhartt

"Any company interested in increasing collaboration and communication while reducing costs [should] look at Microsoft Teams and the Microsoft Power Platform."

Richard French, Principal for Field Digitization

Telstra

Create data visualizations in minutes with Power BI