What Is Microsoft Power BI?
Power BI is a set of software services, apps, and connectors that help you make sense of unrelated, complex data. Business growth thrives on decisions generated from data, and Power BI is a digital solution that adds value to your data. The data may be an Excel spreadsheet or your online and on-premises data sources such as Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, SQL Server, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, etc. Power BI enables organizations to connect to these data sources, visualize data, and highlight what’s important.
Power BI makes it possible to explore complex analytics and is also geared toward fostering a data-driven culture within an organization. For this reason, it goes a step further by providing relevant analysis of data so that the best decisions can be made.
What is Power BI used for?
Power BI is a handy tool for helping you analyze and visualize data. It can be used to:
- provide visualization in the form of charts and graphs, making complex data easier to understand
- analyze complex data so that an effective decision can be made
- transform meaningless data into meaningful data
- share reports containing analyzed data