Utilize the Power of Data Through Business Intelligence
Why Use Microsoft Power BI?
Business intelligence is the key component in the drive to be agile, competitive, and effective. As businesses grow, it becomes very difficult to manage data being generated regularly. This in turn creates a roadblock for data-driven enterprises who wish to harness their data for driving business decision making. Also, the siloing effect and biased reporting structures across enterprises create a situation, where key decision-makers are forced to make decisions based on partially correct data.
This is why business intelligence systems are being embraced to a great extent. Putting an analytical system in place to effectively analyze data helps an enterprise discover useful information, suggest conclusions and support enhanced decision making.
Microsoft with its proven track record in the field of technology has come to the forefront with the introduction of its compelling analytics tool, Power BI. This report authoring tool allows enterprises to easily visualize and analyze their enterprise data to transform their operations.
Microsoft Power BI - Available on tablets, phones, and desktop computers.
Power BI Online, Pro, and Premium
Power BI Online
Power BI Online is a cloud-based application that works on the Microsoft Azure platform. The Power BI Online platform is not available as a private cloud or internal service. Microsoft Power BI service is sometimes referred to as Power BI online or app.powerbi.com. Power BI helps you stay up to date with the information that matters to you. With Power BI service, dashboards help you keep a finger on the pulse of your business. Your dashboards display tiles that you can click to open reports for exploring further. Connect to multiple datasets to bring all of the relevant data together in one place.
Power BI Pro
The Pro users help in collaboration and interaction with users across the workspace, sharing of dashboards, and publishing reports within the workspace. One can also integrate content and analyze the same in Excel or Power BI Desktop.
With Power BI Pro, users are licensed individually and participate fully in the use of Power BI—both the creation of content and the consumption. All Pro users can connect to hundreds of data sources on-premises and in the cloud, create interactive reports and 360-degree dashboards, share that content with other Pro users, and consume content shared by others
Power BI Premium
The Premium version is capacity-based depending upon the number of users accessing the Power BI service. Premium also removes the down limits for refreshes, dataset sizes which thereby increases the stability and performance for isolation with dedicated hardware. The Premium access unlocks larger limits of data and higher capacity spaces as per large-scale deployments.
Premium also removes the down limits for refreshes, dataset sizes which thereby increases the stability and performance for isolation with dedicated hardware.
What Is Power BI?
Want to know more about Power BI? Take a look at this introductory video on the power of this amazing business intelligence tool!
Build Your First Report With Power BI
Learn how to build your first Power BI report directly from Microsoft. I highly recommend using the link above to download Power BI first.
Create and Format Your Visualizations
Learn how to create interactive visualizations in Power BI.