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Microsoft Power BI Pro

Overview
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Microsoft Power BI, is a cloud based, software as a service, self-service business intelligence solution for non technical business users. Features include built in connectors and pre built dashboards and reports from a wide variety of sources, visualizations, support for popular software-as-a-service applications, a native iPad app and live “hybrid” connectivity to on-premise SQL Server Analysis Services tabular models.

Category

Business Intelligence Software

Sub Category

Self Service Analytics Software, Data Visualization Software, Dashboard Software, Reporting Software, Cloud Business Intelligence Software

Features

• Noisy neighbors isolation
• Huge dataset storage and no user quotas
• Higher dataset refresh rates
• Large datasets
• Incremental refresh
• Pinning Datasets to Memory
• Dedicated Data Refresh Nodes
• Read-Only Replicas
• Geographic distribution
• Road map cautions

License

Proprietary

Price

Contact for Pricing

Pricing

Subscription

Free Trial

Available

Users Size

Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 employees), Enterprise (>1001 employees)

Website
Company

Microsoft

What is best ?

• Noisy neighbors isolation
• Huge dataset storage and no user quotas
• Higher dataset refresh rates
• Large datasets
• Incremental refresh

Rating
Our Rating
User Rating
Ease of use
8.1
8.9
Features & Functionality
8.1
8.4
Advanced Features
8.1
8.1
Integration
8.1
8.6
Customer Support
8.1
8.2
Performance
8.1
8.3
Training
8.2
Implementation
8.3
Renew & Recommend
8.1
Bottom Line

Microsoft Power BI, is a cloud based, software as a service, self-service business intelligence solution for non technical business users. Features include built in connectors and pre built dashboards and reports from a wide variety of sources, visualizations, support for popular software-as-a-service applications, a native iPad app and live “hybrid” connectivity to on-premise SQL Server Analysis Services tabular models.

8.1
Our Rating
8.3
User Rating
2 ratings
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Microsoft Power BI : Microsoft Power BI, is a cloud based, software as a service, self-service business intelligence solution for non technical business users. With just any browser or a Power BI mobile app, customers can keep a pulse on their business via live operational dashboards. They can deeply explore their business data, through interactive visual reports, and enrich it with additional data sources. The first version of Power BI was launched last February and since then customers have used it to gain powerful insights, helping them become more productive and competitive. Power BI let you connect to your data in minutes, with built in connectors and pre built dashboards and reports from a wide variety of sources including GitHub, Marketo, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Salesforce, SendGrid and Zendesk. Inkling Markets, Intuit, Microsoft Dynamics Marketing, Sage, Sumo Logic, Visual Studio Application Insights, Visual Studio Online, and many more are planned for future. Power BI Designer is a dedicated report authoring tool for the Power BI Preview service.

The Power BI Designer provides rich data transformation and visual analytics in a unified, seamless experience. The Power BI Designer enables to create impactful reports with state of the art interactive charts, maps, graphs, and data transformations.

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This enables the business to upload their reports to the Power BI preview and empower others with timely critical insights on any device, anywhere.

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2 Reviews
  • Harrison Carlock
    February 28, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    Users get accustomed in no time

    What is best ?

    Filtering just by dragging is easy to do and no tech skills required so it saves users time and effort to make visualizations as they like.

    Company size

    Medium (50 to 1000)

    User Role

    Super User

    User Industry

    Food

    Rating
    Ease of use9

    Dragging data from the left pane of the screen and dropping them into the canvass easily makes a visualization and if users want to change the visualization recommended they can go to the gallery to select what they like.

    Features & Functionality8.4

    Filtering is also quite easy by dragging the data into the filter the user is interested in and the filter used automatically displays on the visualization.

    Advanced Features8.2

    Integration9

    Adding pages to a report is simple and easy by clicking a plus button on the bottom of the canvas and can also be clicked to go to the other pages.

    Customer Support8.7

    Performance8.3

    Training 8.2

    Implementation8.4

    Renew & Recommend8

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    Power Bi has functions which is similar to the different Microsoft office applications so users of MS office can get accustomed to it in no time.

  • Kent Logsdon
    April 28, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    Flexible Easy to Use Reporting

    What is best ?

    Reports are flexible and can be saved anywhere and can be accessed offline so the reports can view anytime and anywhere even without connection.

    Company size

    Small (<50)

    User Role

    IT Support

    User Industry

    Energy

    Rating
    Ease of use8.8

    Easily load the data from the users’ data source by selecting them on get data tool. When loaded then users can see the title of the columns displayed on the right pane.

    Features & Functionality8.4

    Advanced Features8

    Users can choose to save the reports locally, pin the reports to dashboards or publish it for the users’ organization to view.

    Integration8.1

    Get data tool provides all sources the power bi supports and when clicked users can select the data they are interested in.

    Customer Support7.6

    Performance8.3

    Training 8.2

    Implementation8.1

    Renew & Recommend8.2

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    With clicking, ticking boxes and dragging and dropping the power Bi can easily be handled and used by end-users or pros.

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Features & Functionality
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