Enable Excel PowerView to connect to Multidimensional SSAS cubes
Currently Excel PowerView can only connect to a Tabular or PowerPivot model. We need the ability to connect to multidimensional cubes as well. There's a large number of customers who could leverage existing MD cubes.
We’ve actually added that capability in Excel 2016! Watch this session for a complete list of BI capabilities that were added in this version:
Note, however, that if you’re a fan of PowerView, you might consider looking at PowerBI desktop. This blog can provide more context: https://blogs.office.com/2015/08/26/helping-business-analysts-take-full-advantage-of-excel-2016-and-the-new-power-bi/