Get insights in Power BI

Let me show you how to get insights in Power BI Workspace with a practical example. Before we start finding or get Power BI insights of data, let me show you the list of available datasets in my workspace.

To view them, please click on My Workspace, and then go to the Datasets tab in Power BI.

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How to Get insights in Power BI

In this example, we get Power BI insights of an Adventure Works for the RPT1 dataset in Power BI. So, click on the … button beside the Adventure Works for RPT1

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Clicking that … button in My workspace opens a context menu. Please select Get Quick Insights option from the context menu.

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Please wait until the Power BI algorithms process your data to find insights

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Once the process completed, either you click the button that we showed below

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Or click … button beside the dataset to open a context menu. Please select View Insights option (this option replaced get Quick insights) from that menu.

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From the screenshot below, you can see the visuals that were generated by the Power BI insights. Like any other report, Power BI allows you to pin these visuals to the dashboard.

In order to Pin any individual visual, hover over that visual show you the Pin Visual button.

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Or click on the report that you want to see. Next, click the Pin Visual button on the Top right corner.

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I am clicking Pin Visual button to open the following window. Let me select the Existing dashboard, i.e., Fifth Dashboard. I suggest you refer to Add Report to dashboard or Pin Report to dashboard articles to understand these settings.

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Within the Fifth dashboard, you can see the Bar Chart that we pinned before.

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