Power BI is a business analytics service that delivers insights to enable fast, informed decisions.
For 12 consecutive years, Gartner has named Microsoft as a Magic Quadrant Leader for analytics and business intelligence solutions. This includes Power BI.
Best used with Dynamics 365 to report on CRM or ERP data including sales, customer service, marketing, field service and more.
Power BI can simplify management of data accessibility and present it in one, single, easy application.
2019 Gartner Report - Magic Quadrant for Analytics & BI
The 2019 Gartner report provides an analysis of the features and capabilities of analytics and business intelligence solutions.
Power BI Features
Power BI Features Explained
Loaded with slick, easy to use tools for analysing data and sharing insights, Power BI takes visual reporting to the next level.
The application combines powerful data processing, drag and drop functionality and an intuitive user interface to allow you the luxury of ease while maximising results efficiently.
Power BI can connect to almost all modern software and most legacy systems, allowing a full 360 degree view of your data from multiple systems.
Never be without your data as Power BI is available on the move via laptop, tablet or phone.
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Accelerate Big Data Prep With Azure
Simplify how you analyse and share large volumes of data. By using a no-limits Azure data lake, you’ll reduce the time it takes to get insights and increase collaboration between business analysts, data engineers, and data scientists.
Find Answers Fast With Industry-Leading AI
Take advantage of the latest advances in Microsoft AI to help non-data scientists prepare data, build machine learning models, and find insights quickly from both structured and unstructured data, including text and images.
Get Unparalleled Excel Integration
Anyone who’s familiar with Office 365 can easily connect Excel queries, data models, and reports to Power BI Dashboards, helping to quickly gather, analyse, publish, and share Excel business data in new ways.
Quickly start creating stunning interactive dashboards by easily transferring all of your current Excel queries, data models, and reports to Power BI, without learning a new application or language.
Easily work with Power BI data in Excel for ad-hoc analysis. With a single click, connect to your data models directly from Excel to create powerful PivotTables and charts.
Stream Analytics in Real Time
Know what’s happening now, not just in the past. From factory sensors to social media sources, get access to real-time analytics so you’re always ready to make timely decisions.
Advanced Analytics & Data Visualization
Get rich, interactive visualisations and the ability to query by asking natural language questions by extending your Excel data models to your Power BI reports. Empower colleagues of varying ability and experience levels, even Excel novices, to understand your insights and discover their own.
Get advanced custom visualisation, modelling, and predictive capabilities for advanced analytics workflows in Power BI by running R scripts and using R-powered custom visuals.
Unified Self-Service & Enterprise BI platform
Advanced capabilities from SQL Server Analysis Services enable larger data volumes, lifecycle management, and third-party BI tool connectivity.
Incremental refresh, higher dataset size limits, and aggregates will allow customers to reach large dataset sizes, while maintaining fast and fluid reporting end users expect.
Customised for Your Business
Create stunning reports with interactive data visualisations. Tell your data story using a drag-and-drop canvas and hundreds of modern data visuals from Microsoft and partners or create your own, using the Power BI open source custom visuals framework. Design your report with theming, formatting, and layout tools.
Free & Low Cost Options
Because Power BI Desktop is free to use and Power BI Pro is available for a low monthly price per user, you can cost-effectively offer everyone BI and analytics capabilities to drive a data culture across your organisation.