Supporting Azure Active Directory shared device mode (preview) for Power BI Mobile apps
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Sep 19, 2023 4:00 PM

Supporting Azure Active Directory shared device mode (preview) for Power BI Mobile apps

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Shared devices are company-owned devices that are shared between employees, often frontline workers, across tasks, shifts, or locations.

Supporting Azure Active Directory shared device mode (preview) for Power BI Mobile apps Shared devices are company-owned devices that are shared between employees, often frontline workers, across tasks, shifts, or locations. Most mobile apps, however, are designed for single users, and optimize their experience for use by a single user, with single sign on (SSO) across applications and keeping users signed in on their device.

This behavior isn’t suitable for devices that are shared by multiple users. In the case of shared devices, employees expect to pick a device from the pool, “make it theirs” for the duration of their shift, and then to be able, at the end of their shift, to sign out from the device globally and have all their personal and company information removed so they can return the device to the pool. This is exactly what Azure AD’s shared device mode enables.

 

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In the world where digital communication and collaborations are key, shared devices play a significant role especially in companies with frontline workers. Azure AD shared device mode is designed for these scenarios.It focuses on shared, company-owned devices used by multiple employees. Its functionality is optimized to ensure each user's experience is maintained throughout their shift, with the device effectively becoming "their own".

This means they get single user benefits with single sign on across applications during their shift. A crucial feature is the ability to be signed out globally and ensures removal of all personal and company information, allowing safe return of the device to the pool. This highlights Azure AD's foresight in creating a productive and secure environment in a shared device setup

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The update covers the topic of supporting Azure Active Directory shared device mode for Power BI Mobile apps. Specifically, it talks about the challenges associated with using mobile apps, which are typically designed for a single-use experience, on devices shared by multiple employees. This includes issues about signing on and off and keeping user data secure and distinct. It then mentions that Azure AD's shared device mode is the answer to these problems, allowing employees to effectively use a shared device during their shift, sign out and have their data removed at the end of their shift.

 

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