Microsoft Power BI is a powerful business intelligence and interactive reporting platform. Power BI includes Power BI Desktop application for creating data models and dashboards, Power BI online service for publishing reports, Power BI Mobile apps for viewing reports on mobile devices.
Integration with Excel
The ability to integrate with Excel in Power BI helps users view and work with the raw data hidden behind the Power BI visualisation.
Power BI offers easy access to data sources and the data set you create when developing reports. All data you import from sources and work with is stored in a centralised location.
Artificial intelligence capabilities
Power BI offers three powerful AI visualisations that developers can use to dive deeper into their data and generate insights and identify trends.
A personal gateway is a tool that you can use with Power BI to authenticate data sources that are located locally and outside the firewall.
Power BI takes advantage of Microsoft’s Cloud App Security feature, which provides rich visibility, control over data travel, and sophisticated analytics to identify and combat cyberthreats across all your Microsoft and third-party cloud services.
Power BI receives updates from Microsoft every month. Microsoft has created a user community where users can upload their Power BI suggestions and settings.
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