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Apr 11, 2016

Overview of Microsoft BI Reporting Tool Integration

Melissa Coates Posted by Melissa Coates

According to the Microsoft BI roadmap released October 2015, there are now four primary report types as outlined below: 


Additionally, for our four primary report types, we have two main areas emerging for report delivery and collaboration:TwoMSBIReportDeliveryOptions.jpg

The following video walks through an overview of the report types and delivery options:

Wistia video thumbnail - Overview of Microsoft BI Reporting Tool Integration

Note that the information presented here is as of early April 2016, and things are evolving and changing rapidly. The most current version of the full diagram shown in the video can be found at the top of this page:

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Melissa Coates

Melissa is a former Principal Architect with BlueGranite. Melissa is a Data Platform MVP and volunteers with the Charlotte BI Group in North Carolina. To learn more about BI, data warehousing, and data lake development, please also visit Melissa’s personal blog at

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