Power BI is now included with your Office 365 Pro Plus subscription. Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service that gives you a single view of your most critical business data. Monitor the health of your business using a live dashboard, create rich interactive reports with Power BI Desktop and access your data on the go with native Power BI Mobile apps. It’s easy, fast, and free.
Downloading and Installing Power BI Desktop
Please use the following steps to download and install your copy of Power BI desktop.
1 - Locate the Download Location
Simply visit the PowerBI download page and click Download.
2 - Enter a Valid Email Address and Download
Enter your syr.edu email address and click "Get started".
The installation file will now download to your default download location.
3 - Locate the File
Locate the file will download in your default location. In most cases this will be your Downloads location of your web browser. If you can not locate it within your browser, simply open your computer's downloads location.
Once you have located the file double click to run the Windows installation.
4 - Navigate Through the Setup Wizard
On the initial window, click Next to proceed.
The next window requires you read the Microsoft software license terms. Check the box and click Next to proceed.