Connect to Project Online data through Power BI Desktop

You can connect to data in Project Online through Power BI Desktop.

Step 1: Download Power BI Desktop

Download Power BI Desktop, then run the installer to get Power BI Desktop on your computer.

Step 2: Connect to Project Online with OData

  1. Open Power BI Desktop.

  2. On the Welcome screen, select Get data.

  3. Select OData Feed and choose Connect.

  4. Enter the address for your OData feed in the URL box, and then select OK.

    If the address for your Project Web App site resembles https://<tenantname>, then the address to enter for your OData Feed is https://<tenantname>

  5. Power BI Desktop prompts you to authenticate with your work or school account. Select Organizational account and then enter your credentials.

    Screenshot of the Power BI Desktop, showing the credentials prompt to connect.

The account you use to connect to the OData feed must have at least Portfolio Viewer access to the Project Web App site.

From here, you can choose which tables you would like to connect to and build a query.