Power BI: The smart visual way to understand your business data

Want the tools to develop a real-time insight into your business data? Well, which business enterprise wouldn't love that, particularly if their critical data can be shown with a lot of graphic visuals, easy-to-use filters, and be made highly interactive. Interactive dashboards provide business users with the right tool to implement business intelligence (or BI) that can equip them to make informed business decisions and other strategies.

 

Looking for the right solution to empower your business with the possibilities of interactive dashboards? Developed by Microsoft, the Power BI suite of tools for business analytics deliver high-quality business insight across any organizational functions. Recognized by Gartner as the leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI, Power BI provides a range of data analytics capabilities for data analysts, IT managers, and business managers.

More about Power BI dashboards

Power BI dashboards offer our customers optimum control over their business data through the following capabilities:

1. Rich support for visualization tools or widgets

Looking for the right graphics objects to deliver powerful visualization to your business data? Add a variety of widgets to your dashboard design, including tables, charts, images, infographics, along with the audio & video to make them more engaging and informative.

2. Interactive and easy to use

Want to drill down to obtain valuable information from your business data? Power BI dashboards provide easy click functionality to drill down into a specific widget or component. Easy navigation capabilities enable you to interact and access various sections of your business dashboard.

3. Easy to customize or personalize

Be it any start-up enterprise or a large conglomerate, Power BI dashboard solution can be customized or personalized to meet your exact business requirements. You can embed your company branding and also personalize the font styles, colours, background image, and much more.

4. Support for multiple dashboards

View and compare multiple dashboards within the same login session? Power BI lets you create and navigate through data retrieved and displayed on multiple dashboards, as well as share them with other users. Based on the permissions assigned to each user, they can also create and design each dashboard page.

5. Connect to a variety of data sources

Be it Excel spreadsheets, CSV files, or web pages, Power BI can connect to and integrate data from a variety of sources, including Salesforce, Google Analytics, Azure SQL Database, MailChimp, and much more. Additionally, out-of-the-box dashboard support for the majority of these services let you derive data insights in real quick time.

6. Publish a variety of reports

Along with dashboards with flexible reporting, the Power BI report generation offers a complete multi-perspective view into a selected dataset. Reports with single (or multiple) visualizations represent a variety of findings and insights from the dataset. Along with easy steps for report generation, the Power BI tool enables you to share your report on a live dashboard hosted on a cloud platform, connect to live data sources and obtain real-time analytics.

7. Supporting dashboards on your mobile phone

Power BI dashboards are also compatible with your smartphones and tablets, thus enabling you with the functionality of convenient mobile dashboards. A recent Gartner survey revealed that around one-third of all BI users check their KPIs on their mobile phones. Supported on Apple iOS, Android, and Microsoft Window, these mobile dashboards provide you with the convenience of generating and viewing your Power BI dashboards and reports, along with SQL Server Reporting Services (or SSRS) dashboards and reports.

Summary

In summary, this article explores the features and capabilities of the Power BI suite of business analytics tools that provides a variety of business users with a powerful 360-degree view of their business enterprise. Features including rich and personalized dashboards and report generation, along with support for cloud services, have enabled Power BI customers such as Rolls-Royce, Precision diagnostics, and Aggreko to boost their business capabilities and explore new business avenues.
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