Microsoft Power BI

Power BI is a business data analytics application that has been offered as a free addition to Office 365 since 2015.

Originally based on Power Query, Power Pivot and Power View (all Excel add-ins), with a clean new UI, Power BI has since grown into a powerful tool in its own right, and is now part of the Microsoft Power Platform.

With interactive dashboards and reports, enterprise data connectivity (both on-premise and cloud based) and scheduled refresh, Power BI is fast becoming the ‘go to’ data analysis tool for businesses around the world.

Microsoft have also started to integrate Power BI with the rest of Office 365. You can embed reports in SharePoint pages and PowerApps. You can connect workflows to it using Flow. There is even a Power BI tab in Microsoft Teams.

Do you want to kick-start your Power BI analytics?

Pi Digital’s analytics experts have worked to create a three day kick-start package to help you gather, analyse and understand your data.

We will:

  • Review your current or proposed analytics set up.
  • Gain an understanding of what you want to achieve with analytics.
  • Discuss why analytics are important to your business?
  • Identify analytic business scenarios.
  • Identify different data sources.
  • Look at analytic and industry best practices.

Complete the form to receive our full workshop guide.

Get to know your data with Power BI and Pi Digital

We understand that data analysis can be intimidating. As can moving from one BI platform to another.

Because of this, Pi Digital work closely with your business to understand the stories that you want to tell with your data, and the insights that you want to gain from it.

If you’re already an Office 365 subscriber and you’re interested in utilising this free service and learning more about Power BI, get in touch.

The Microsoft Power Platform

Power BI

Data reporting, analysis and interactive visualisations. With real-time dashboards and scheduled data refresh, Power BI helps you gain actionable insights into your business.

PowerApps

Creating applications for iOS, Android or to run in web and SharePoint pages is accessible to all with this no-code designer. Using Excel-like functions, you can build apps in hours.

Flow

Using drag and drop tools and a clean and simple layout, Flow connects to hundreds of services and applications to automate work based tasks at an individual or enterprise level.

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