What is Power BI?
Power BI is a technology-driven business intelligence tool provided by Microsoft for analyzing and visualizing raw data to present actionable information. It combines business analytics, data visualization, and best practices that help an organization to make data-driven decisions. In February 2019, Gartner confirmed Microsoft as Leader in the “2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platform” as a result of the capabilities of the Power BI platform.
Why Power BI?
Connect to data everywhere
With Power BI you can access data from hundreds of on-premise and cloud-based data sources. These include Salesforce, Dynamics 365, Excel, SharePoint, Microsoft Project Online, Project for the Web, and many more. Keep your data up-to-date with scheduled, incremental refreshes. Develop actionable insights for endless scenarios and deploy them to Power BI services for other users.
Turn Insights into Action with Power BI Consulting
Power BI allows you to gain insights from data and turn those insights into actions to make data-driven business decisions. This includes the Power BI data alerts with the hundreds of actions available for Power Automate making it easier than ever to go from insight to deep, meaningful action.
AI-driven analytics deepen your data insights
Data management exploration deepens, new patterns are discovered, your data is now understood, finally future outcomes may be predicted to drive business results. These new AI capabilities, no code feature available in Power BI, enable all your users of Power BI to uncover hidden actionable insights. These drive more strategic business outcomes.
Create customized, interactive reports for your business
Create stunning reports with data visualizations that are interactive. Use theming, formatting and layout tools to design your reports. Best of all, tell a story with hundreds of visualizations from Microsoft, partners, or the Power BI open source custom visuals framework.
View reports anywhere
Get visuals to users wherever they are. Create mobile-optimized reports for viewers to view and use on the go. Publish from Power BI Desktop to the cloud or on-premises. Embed reports created in Power BI Desktop into existing apps or websites.
Real-time Stream Analytics
Power BI with real-time streaming lets you stream data and update dashboards in real time. Power BI dashboards and associated visuals can display and update real-time data and visuals. The sources and devices of streaming data can be social media, time-sensitive data collectors, transmitters, or service usage metrics.
Model your data with ease
Save time and make data prep easier with data modeling tools. Use the self-service Power Query experience, which is familiar to millions of Excel users, to save countless hours. Transform, integrate, and enrich data in Power BI. Maintain data with ease.
Provide advanced analytics with the simplicity of Office
Dig deep into data and find data analytics that lead to new insights. Features like grouping, clustering, forecasting and endless measures may be used for deeper analysis. DAX gives your users unlimited control over their model. Most users familiar with Office 365 will feel right at home with Power BI.