If you’re not particularly technology-savvy and you get lost in the acronyms of the tech world then this blog is for you! I will be covering what Power BI is and the benefits that you can gain from it, but don’t worry, I’ll be leaving all of the technical terminology out!
Power BI is a Microsoft tool that provides a business intelligence platform for aggregating, analysing, visualising, and sharing all different types of data. This tool is all about the end user and has been designed to be extremely easy to use and to help you quickly accumulate data without fiddling with the likes of Excel. It is entirely automated and deeply integrated with other Microsoft applications such as Excel and allows you to get value from your business data with powerful insights.
So now you have a basic understanding of what Power BI is, let me tell you about the benefits you can get by investing in this industry-leading data visualisation tool.
Access any data from anywhere. In the modern day, it is essential that we are able to access files, documents, apps and more no matter where we are. Data is no different! No matter if it’s in Excel spreadsheets, cloud services, on-premises, you will get a holistic view of the key metrics for your business.
Always real time. All your data is available in real time meaning that with regular updates, you are always seeing the most up to date data from your business processes. This allows you to act promptly to solve issue immediately.
Get the answers to your questions. Thanks to an incredible innovative feature, you can ask Power BI questions about your data and it will get back to you with an answer in seconds!
These are just a small handful of the things Power BI can enable you to do. If this has sparked ideas in your head and you want to learn more, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and we can discuss how you can use Power BI to drive your business with the power of your own data.