SharePoint 2016 is expected to bring a lot of new and improved features in this release, especially the ones that are already present on SharePoint Online to its On-Premises customers. Some of the features which were on the planned depreciation list have been removed. Refer to the list of all the features that has been either deprecated or removed from Microsoft. In the post, I am only going to focus on What BI Features are Removed in SharePoint 2016. [Read more…]
Why Upgrade to SharePoint 2016 BI Features
In SharePoint 2016, Excel Online is the only service that can load workbooks with embedded data models. Other service application such as PPS, Reporting Services etc which needs to access data models must first invoke Excel Online to load them. Excel Online uses the Analysis Services client libraries to handle the communication. This makes it important for Excel Online must be able to communicate with Analysis Service for any application that wants to consume a workbook with an embedded data model.