App Workspaces are a place to colloborate in Power BI and also create new Power BI Apps.
Go to App Workspaces in powerbi.com and select Create app workspace:
Enter group details and add group members:
Note the group options available:
Save the group. A new workspace is created:
Open a Power BI Desktop project and publish to the new group:
In Power BI, you will see the new Reports and Datasets:
Pin a report to a new dashboard in the app workspace:
You can now publish an app. Select Publish App:
Enter some details:
Click Finish and Publish:
Click Go To App:
The app will appear in your workspace:
As a workspace member, if you make changes to the app, they will not be deployed to users until you publish them, so in effect you have a staging environment for your development.
If you want to leave the group or edit the group you can by selecting it:
Note when the app workspace is creaed a new Office 365 group is created:
Users can add the app by going to Get Data:
Apps also tie in with Premium pricing – if an organization has premium pricing they can enable it on the app so any users in your organization who have free or pro licenses can consume the app.