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Office 365 Adoption Content Pack in Power BI

Office 365 Adoption Content Pack in Power BI

Office 365 Content Pack in Power BI

Understand how your users adopt and use Office 365 with this new tool that allows you to plan targeted user training and communication so that your business gets the most out of the platform.

Combining the intelligence of usage reports, with the interactive reporting capabilities of Power BI, the new Office 365 adoption content pack enables you to visualise and analyse the usage data. Create custom reports and share insights within your business using the in-built pivot tools to slice your data by location and department etc.

Get Better Insights for Your Office 365 with the New Reports

The dashboard is split up into four areas: Adoption, Communication, Collaboration and Activation. Admins can access detailed dashboards for each area by clicking any of the metrics.

Adoption Report

The adoption report helps you to understand how your users have adopted Office 365, as well as how usage of the individual services has changed over time. Admins can easily see how many users they have assigned a license to, how many users actively use the products and how many are first time users or returning users that use the product each month. This helps admins identify the products for which additional user training might be needed to increase adoption.

Power BI Office 365 Adoption Report


Communication Report

The Communication Report shows admins how users use Office 365 to communicate. The dashboard includes a communication activities report that provides details about how the usage of different communication methods—such as email or Yammer message posts—has changed over time allowing admins to understand how their users adopt new ways of communication. Additional metrics include average number of emails sent, average number of Yammer posts read and average amount of time spent using Skype. The dashboard also shows which client apps are used to read email or to use Skype.

Office 365 Power BI Communication Report


Collaboration Report

Gives you the ability to see how people in your organization use OneDrive and SharePoint to store documents and collaborate with each other and how this is changing. Admins can also see how many users share documents internally versus externally.

Activation Report

Helps you understand Office 365 ProPlus, Project and Visio activations. Admins can see total activations across users, number of users that have activated the products, number of devices they have activated them on and the type of device.

 

Sign up for the Preview Program

The limited preview of the adoption content pack is available for Office 365 customers today. To get access to the content pack, please send an email to O365usagePowerBIPreview@service.microsoft.com and include your tenant ID. Sign-up closes October 16, 2016—and space is limited—so please sign up now. After we have prepared your data (it can take 2-3 weeks), you will receive an email with instructions.

The adoption content pack will become available for all customers to opt in by the end of December.

To find out more, such as the reports for Yammer Usage, Skype for Business Usage report, etc please see the Office Blog.

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Tanya Denton

Tanya is an expert in Office 365, SharePoint Online and associated products such as Power BI. As an expert in CSP (Cloud Solutions Provider), she is knowledgeable about licencing and the state of the market as well as product functionality.

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