The Power BI is the market leader in solving data management crises. This tool is mainly aimed to visualize and organize the data. It is a great visualization tool; Power BI gives us a lot more than just visualization; it is a self-service business intelligence tool available in the cloud. Power BI has the incredible ability to aggregate, analyze, visualize and share data anywhere.
Why Microsoft Power BI Integration
It is a business analytics service provided by Microsoft. Power BI provides interactive visualization with self-service business intelligence capabilities where end-users can create reports, dashboards and manage their data and databases easily and securely. Microsoft Power BI provides cloud-based BI services known as Power BI service and a desktop-based inference core power BI desktop. It offers data warehouse capabilities using data prep, data discovery, and interactive dashboards.
Microsoft released an additional service called Power BI embedded on its end-users cloud platform, enabling the users to analyze data quickly, perform various ETL operations, and deliver Power BI reports; the users can also share their reports anywhere.
Key Benefits of Microsoft Power BI Integration
- Pre-built dashboards and reports for enterprises SaaS solutions
- Power BI helps to create powerful visualization in the form of dashboard and reports
- It has real-time dashboard updates
- It provides a secure life connection to enterprise data sources on-premises and in the cloud through the Power BI gateway
- Power BI allows to establish connections that are secure and organizational data can be connected to live
- It is scalable and very secure
- Power BI provides Intuitive data exploration using natural language query
- Integration with familiar Microsoft products to utilize commitments for scale
- It is known for its quick deployment, which makes work fast and easy when an enterprise has to make critical business decisions
- Provides automatic updates of all components
Building Blocks of Microsoft Power BI
Visualizations: A visual representation of data is called visualization; for example, a chart or a graph can be used to represent data visually. Power BI provides different visualization types that keep getting updated with time; some of the commonly used visualizations are map representation, card visualization, stacked area, and Pie chart.
Datasets: The dataset is nothing but a collection of data or information in the form of spreadsheets. It allows for pulling together data from many different sources like database fields, an excel table, and online results of some emails campaign to create a dataset.
Reports Server and Reports: Power BI’s report collects visualizations that appear together on one or more pages in a Power BI report. It is a collection of items that have a common motive. Power BI report server is an on-premise report server with a web portal that allows to display and manage reports. It helps to create Power BI reports, paginated reports, mobile reports, and KPI’s. The users can access and view those reports in different ways
Dashboard: A Power BI dashboard is a single-page interface that uses a report’s most essential elements to tell a summary of data.
Tiles: In Power BI, a tile is a single visualization found in a report or dashboard.
How is Microsoft Power BI Different?
Custom Visuals: Power BI provides custom visualization; it has opened up its SDK for visualization, which has given more custom visuals. It also has significant drag and drops features and data import capabilities.
Cost: Microsoft Power BI is very cost-effective as compared to other BI tools.
Integration: Power BI provides excellent integration capabilities because it readily integrates with various other tools and provides a scalable approach for enterprise tasks.
Data Management: For an enterprise, there are many concerns to manage their data, such as data sharing, data modeling, data filtering, shaping, and data analytics.
Functionalities: Power BI is ideal for the overall organizational approach as a data visualization tool.
Take Power BI Content Offline: If the users find themself in a situation where they don’t have any network access, they can still view the dashboard data. All the data will get cached on the device.
Author: SVCIT Editorial
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