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Power BI

The Microsoft BI Stack

Power BI has rapidly become the core of the Microsoft BI stack and add it's own new and exciting features such as collaboration. On-line and in-house BI servers are available.

Most BI journeys start with Excel, Power BI give you access to the features of your existing workbooks

Enterprise reporting in SQL Server Reporting Services can be incorporated into Power BI on-line and in-house services

Your existing data sources and more can be incorporated into your BI solution

Power BI has these components

  • Power BI Desktop
  • Power Pivot (the BI Dataset)
  • Power Query
  • Power Bi On-line Service
    • Datasets
    • Workspaces/Apps
    • Collaboration

The great thing about Power BI is that you can start with the Power BI desktop which is free! Power BI DownLoad and Pricing

Another aspect of Power BI is that new features are being added to Power BI on a monthly basis and there is a highly involved business and BI community committed to this product.

BI Stack