With the number of options available to purchase O365, its not the first time that you end up paying more for what you really need and are using.

One interesting tool within O365 is the Microsoft 365 Usage Analytics within Power BI.

Use Microsoft 365 usage analytics within Power BI to gain insights on how your organization is adopting the various services within Microsoft 365 to communicate and collaborate. You can visualize and analyze Microsoft 365 usage data, create custom reports and share the insights within your organization and gain insights into how specific regions or departments are utilizing Microsoft 365.

Microsoft 365 usage analytics is a template app that gives you access to a pre-built dashboard that provides a cross-product view of the last 12 months and contains a number of pre-built reports. Each report provides you with specific usage insights. User specific information is available for the last full calendar month.

The data model that powers the template app includes user attributes from Active Directory, enabling the ability to pivot in certain reports.

The following Active Directory attributes are included: Location | Department | Organization.

See Enable Microsoft 365 usage analytics to start collecting data.

Microsoft 365 usage analytics contains a number of reports detailed in the following sections:

  • You can access detailed reports for each area by selecting the data tables.
  • You can view all pre-built reports by selecting the tabs at the bottom of the site, once you are viewing the reports.

For more detailed instructions, read the Navigating & Utilizing Reports in Microsoft 365.

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