What We're Excited About
Why We Like It:
- Empowering - Power BI provides you with business intelligence capabilities to build interactive visualizations without dependencies on IT staff.
- Simple - Easily create dashboards thanks to over 50 connections to popular business applications, complete with pre-built dashboards crafted by experts.
- Collaborative - Teams across your organization can collaborate and work on the same set of dashboards, reports, and datasets.
- Active Development - Power BI is under active development, releasing new versions weekly and monthly. The Microsoft Power BI development team directly engages with an active user community through forums and by voting on feature requests that get built into subsequent versions of the product.
What It Is:
- Dashboards - Monitor important data across your organization.
- Reports - Power BI gives you the tools to transform, analyze, and visualize data through stunning interactive reports.
- Analysis - Easily build robust, reusable models over your data, to provide consistency across reporting and analysis in your organization.
Why You Need It:
- Cross-Platform - Access your data anywhere on the go via your browser, Power BI Desktop, or Power BI Mobile apps.
- Integration - Using the Power BI gateways, you can connect SQL Server databases, Analysis Services models, and many other data sources to your same dashboards in Power BI.
- Secure - Publish reports securely to your organization, whether in the cloud or on premise.