Power BI is one of the components of Microsoft Power Platform family. It is great analytical tool to build insights hidden in the data to drive your business outcome.
It offers a unified, scalable platform for self-service and enterprise business intelligence. It is easy to use and helps you to dive deeper to get data insight.
It connects directly to hundreds of on-premises and many other cloud data sources like Salesforce, Dynamics 365, Azure SQL Database, Excel and SharePoint.
Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligent Platforms for the thirteenth Consecutive year.
Power BI comprises of five major building blocks: dashboards, reports, workbooks, datasets, and dataflows. All of the three are created on capacity and organized into workspaces.
There are different types of visualization that can be added to Power BI reports such as Area Chart, Line Chart, Bar and column chart, Donut chart, Gauge chart, Pie chart, Q&A visual, waterfall chart, custom visuals. Power BI comes with wide range of attractive and detailed visualization. It lets you create dashboards and reports gathered from your data to focus on the important metrics.
Power BI is an excellent analytical tool that has the capabilities to gather information from data by integrating with different data sources. Power BI seamlessly integrates with different data sources such as Excel, SharePoint, Power BI datasets, Power BI dataflows, SQL server, MySQL database, JSON, Azure, XML etc.
Power BI desktop enables you to connect to different data sources and combine them into a data model. You can create visuals and collections of visuals that can be published and shared as report with other people inside your organization. You do not need to be a pro-developer to create reports as Power BI is a powerful tool but easy to use.
Power BI enables you to analyse your real-time data, no matter wherever you are. Native apps for Widows, android, and iOS lets you access your data on the go and drive business decisions from anywhere. With real-time Power BI dashboards and reports, you can solve problems as they occur and lock opportunities as soon as they knock.
Power BI enables you to analyse your real-time data, no matter wherever you are to make timely decisions. Every time your record is updated, Power BI dashboards and reports are updated too, to give a proper insight of your data. Gather information from different data sources like Excel spreadsheet, cloud services, streaming data or on-premises databases to drive your business and boost productivity.
Power BI is a great analytical tool that can be embedded in Power Apps to see insights into action. Build application and create workflows by combining Power BI with Power Apps and Power Automate. Boost productivity by analysing and filtering data to get the useful insights. Create business applications with real time data and solve problems as they occur and seize opportunities.
Power BI is a low code tool that helps to create stunning dashboards and reports without any prior coding experience. It lets you create different visualization of your data that is pleasing to eyes and very informative. It is very easy to use and fast performing. Employees do not require any formal training to start working on Power BI, due to ease of functionality and simple out of the box dashboards features.
The main elements of Power BI are: Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service and mobile Power BI apps. These elements work together and are designed to help you create, share and understand business insights in the most effective way. Beyond the elements mentioned above, Power BI also features two other elements: Power BI Report builder and Power BI Report Server.
Cynoteck is a Microsoft Power Platform partner and early adopters of the Power Platform technology. At Cynoteck, we have a team of certified experts that can utilize and combine all the different tools that are available across Power Platform, Office 365, Dynamics 365 and other third-party software. We build custom solutions tailored to your business needs no matter at what stage your organization is at its digital transformation journey.