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What Are Organizational Content Packs In Power BI?

Organizational Content Packs In Power BI

Power BI has taken the world of business intelligence, data visualization, and analytics, through an impeccable storm. It is a popular online service used in BI industry. What makes it popular is a wide variety of features like fetching data, transforming and visualizing in the form of graphs, bars and charts. In addition to that, one can share the generated reports and dashboards with others in real time with other users.

One of the most useful properties and Power BI feature is the ability to generate quick insights. This feature takes advantage of pre-existing powerful analytic algorithmic models. This also helps to reduce human errors, in calculations and statistical techniques, which lead to unverifiable research. But today let’s learn about Organizational Content Packs.

What Are Organizational Content Packs In Power BI?

Organizational content packs in Power BI are a way to share Power BI content for distribution. This feature is outdated and has been replaced by the apps for packaging and distribution. The content includes dashboards, datasets with individuals or any organization. You can create an organizational content pack,  allow or invoke access to a group, and publish. This sharing takes place in the official website of the Power BI. This can be shared in multiple groups as well.

How Can We Create Content Using Content Packs In Power BI?

  • You should first assign the report to the site instantly.
  • After that go to the upper right corner and click the ‘’gears’ option.
  • Your settings option will be opened.
  • Select the option of ‘create content pack’ from the dropdown menu.
  • Give the accurate title and description of it as per you.
  • You can then upload your content which can be any image with dashboards or report.
  • Click on the ‘publish’ button as your final step.
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How Is The Security Type Of Power BI Content Pack?

As the publishing was extremely easy, will the security be maintained accurately? This question arises to a lot of users and so here is the answer for it. But do not worry, as Power BI content packs have some good security features.

As you publish your own content you have the authority to further change or delete or republish your content, any time. The view option in it gives you the ability to edit the file as well. But if you want to make any changes in the published content then you have to republish it. You are always warned after you delete anything if you want to permanently delete it as it will further delete in all your content packs and make the same changes. Also, note this, that it can only be done by the owner.

The editing features include the user to make the user or the  group to manage have access to your content pack. The deleting and updating options are widely the same. When the content pack will be republished, the updating or deleting changes will be sent to the user. Notification will be sent to the user of the updated content pack. The owner of the content pack can remove aunty users from access which will restrict them from having any notifications.

Final Words

Hence organizational content packs are of a lot of use, helping businesses to manage their works accurately. This also is a safe and easy method of handling work. You can manage all your edits and updation fastly with all the security features on for the owner. Your permissions can be easily editable without hassle. All the templates or datasets can be published to the central library as well. This will allow the organization to custom it as per their requirements.

Errin OConnor

Errin OConnor

With over 25 years of experience in Information Technology and Management Consulting, Errin O’Connor has led hundreds of large-scale enterprise implementations from Business Intelligence, Power BI, Office 365, SharePoint, Exchange, IT Security, Azure and Hybrid Cloud efforts for over 165 Fortune 500 companies.

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