How to data mine a SharePoint List with Power BI
Video Updated October 4, 2023 for Latest Product Versions
SharePoint lists are a common way to store and manage data in Office 365. You can use them for various purposes, such as tracking processes, tasks, inventory, and more. However, if you want to analyze and visualize your SharePoint data, you need to use Power BI.
Power BI is a powerful tool for data analysis and visualization. It allows you to connect to different data sources, including SharePoint lists, and create interactive dashboards and reports. To connect to SharePoint lists, Power BI provides a specific connector that uses the SharePoint OData service. This connector should simplify the connection process, but many users encounter problems and challenges along the way.
In this video, I will show you how to connect to a SharePoint list using Power BI, how to avoid common errors, and how to fix data type issues.
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