3. Installing and Configuring Dynamic Ship Analysis

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3. Installing and Configuring Dynamic Ship Analysis

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Installing and Configuring Dynamic Ship Analysis

Install & Prerequisites

The Dynamic Ship Analysis app is provided as a template app that can be installed from Microsoft AppSource. Here are the requirements for installing, customizing, and distributing a template app:

  • A Power BI pro license
  • Familiarity with the basic concepts of Power BI
  • Valid installation link from the template app creator or AppSource
  • Permissions to install template apps.

Visit https://www.dmsiworks.com/dynamic-ship-analysis to download and install the app.

Detailed instructions for installing Power BI template apps and sharing them with others can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/service-template-appsinstall-distribute.

Configure

When opening the app for the first time you will be presented with the following screen:

Get started with your new app
  1. To connect to your own data select “Connect.”
  2. You will be prompted to enter four parameters as show here:
Connect to Dynamic Ship Analysis
Parameter Description
Company Name Enter your company name. This parameter is Case Sensitive.
Environment Enter the name of your environment. This parameter is Case Sensitive.
Calendar Year or Fiscal Year ar Specify whether you want report information to be based on the
CALENDAR YEAR (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) or on a FISCAL YEAR. This parameter
must be entered using ALL CAPS.
First Month of Fiscal Year Specify the first month of your Fiscal Year. If you use the CALENDAR YEAR
enter JANUARY. This parameter must be entered using ALL CAPS.
  1. Set the privacy level setting for this data source. If you are unsure about which privacy level to use select “Private.” This setting can be changed later if necessary. For more information regarding Power BI privacy levels visit: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/privacy-levels-for-cloud-data-sources/
Connect to Dynamic Ship Analysis
  1. Click “Sign in” and follow the prompts to sign in using the same username and
    password you use to sign in to Business Central.

It may take a few minutes for your data to become available in Power BI. You can now view the report and share it with others in your organization

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