If you have critical business data that you want to mine for business decision making, Microsoft Power BI could be the right tool for you. It is a free platform and self-servicebusiness intelligencecloud service that provides even non-technical business users with a framework and a set of tools forconsolidating ,dissecting ,visualizingand sharing data. The intuitive dimension of the Power BI’s user interface makes it a joy for those users familiar with the tool to work on this software and the its deep rooted integration with other Microsoft products makes it a very powerful tool for analytical reporting.
Key features of Power BI include:
Quick Insights– Building data subsets and applying analytics to this information, is possible using this feature
Customization– This feature allows developers to change the appearance of default visualization and reporting tools and import new tools into the platform.
APIs for integration– This feature provides developers with sample code andAPIsfor embedding the Power BI dashboard in other software products
Hybrid deployment support– This feature provides built-in connectors that allow Power BI tools to connect with a number of different data sources from Microsoft,Salesforceand other vendors.
Cortana integration– This feature, which is especially popular on mobile devices, allows users to verballyquerydata usingnatural languageand access results, using Cortana, Microsoft’sdigital assistant.