Power BI is Microsoft’s latest Business Intelligence technology and tool for business users who want to understand their data. Power BI has been developed for the hundreds of millions Excel and other spreadsheet users who want an easier, quicker and far more productive method of analyzing data and creating interactive dashboards. So what is Power BI and why is it so important? Power BI takes your data – it can be any type of data – business, marketing, sales, human resource etc. and turns it into easy to use powerful interactive dashboards and reports in minutes. Power BI is easy to use; just use drag and drag interactions to build your cards, tables and visualizations with a few clicks of the button.
Power BI also provides new methods of filtering, highlighting and visualizing your data. These new technologies make it easy to understand new patterns and relationships within your data leading to new intelligence and insights.Power BI is based in the cloud therefore making it easy to distribute and share dashboards and reports. Microsoft have invested heavily in making Power BI work with the Internet and it does not matter whether you are using laptops, desktops, tablets or smartphones. It also does not matter whether you are on Windows, Android or Apple – Power BI will work with them all.
In short Power BI is probably the most important new technology since the development of the spreadsheet.
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