Power BI Audit Logger

Gain insight into your Power BI reports, enabling you to focus your efforts on content that matters most to your organisation.

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The Power BI Audit Logger by Simpson Associates lets you capture, analyse, and retain your activity logs throughout Power BI, giving you a holistic view of how Power BI is being used in your organisation.

Common use cases for the Power BI Audit Logger

Capture report and dashboard views across your organisation, to see exactly which reports your users are consuming.

Keep your Power BI audits for as long as you need, and gain direct access to the data you want to analyse, any way you want.

Monitor and improve adoption of Power BI throughout your organisation to ensure you’re getting value for money from your Power BI licenses.

View auditing activity of your users in Power BI , so you know exactly who is consuming your data and what changes are being made.


What is the Power BI Audit Logger? 

The Power BI Audit Logger by Simpson Associates lets you capture, analyse, and retain your activity logs throughout Power BI, giving you a holistic view of how Power BI is being used in your organisation. You can easily drill into the detail of exactly what’s happening throughout Power BI, including which reports are being viewed most often, which users are the most active, and how those users are consuming your reports.


You may also need to audit activity for regulatory and compliance reasons, or just to provide extra security of your data, in which case our solution can provide detailed audit trails of user activity including:

  • Gain a holistic overview of which reports and dashboards are being viewed
  • Track and log reports and dashboards that have been deleted
  • See who and when reports and dashboards are created
  • Gain insight of both downloads and exports of data
  • Sharing of reports
  • View dataset credential and parameter changes
  • Tenant setting updates

Improve your security and compliance with the Power BI Audit Logger by Simpson Associates; easily see who has accessed, updated or deleted content. Consolidate your data into a holistic view, ensuring the highest level of security.


Benefits & Deliverables

Our solution gives you more flexibility than the standard audit log usage reporting provided by Microsoft, allowing you to retain your Power BI audits for as long as you need, and giving you access directly to the data to analyse it in the way you want.

This gives you the ability to focus your efforts on the content that matters most to your users and see how Power BI is being adopted across departments. As a result, you can make more informed data-driven decisions to best suit your organisation.

Why Simpson Associates

Data is in our DNA here at Simpson Associates. We’re a leading Data Analytics consultancy and Managed Services Provider, with a wealth of expertise in Microsoft Power BI. As a Microsoft Gold Partner with four Gold Competencies in Data and BI, you can be sure your data is in safe hands. We have over 30 years of experience in data analytics, and our certified Power BI consultants have the expert knowledge and skills needed to help you get the most out of your data.

Next Steps

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