Need to stay up-to-date on the progress of your initiatives and want to improve productivity? Don’t be overwhelmed by data from all the different tools. Forecast sales better and get answers about financial performance with Power BI.

Microsoft Power BI has been named Leader for the 9th consecutive year in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Microsoft offers eligible Office 365 users free access to Power BI.

What is Power BI?

Power BI is a reporting service developed by Microsoft that allows its users to find and analyse their data on real-time basis. Power BI is a cloud-based analytics tool that provides a single view of all the critical business data.

Successful businesses these days are the ones that can harness the power of data. Power BI transforms company’s data into rich visuals for stakeholders allowing them to stay in the know and spot trends instantaneously. With Power BI businesses can monitor and analyse their data to effectively allocate resources to important projects.

With help of these analytics organisations can monitor the health of their business operations and processes on real-time basis. By combining Power BI with Office 365, organisations have reported increased efficiency and profitability.

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With Power BI businesses can expect to:

Get holistic view of key metrics

With Power BI businesses can collect all their data (on-premises and cloud) in a centralised location and create interactive dashboards and visualisations of the key metrics. Management can use the search function to ask questions such as the sales forecast and campaign spend and get answers in the form of easy-to-read charts and visualisations.

Be informed real-time

Power BI’s real-time dashboards allow organisations to instantly focus on matters that need attention and solve issues as they occur. With Power BI users have reported the ability to seize business opportunities as they arise increasing efficiency and profitability.

Create team-specific Curated content

Organisations interested in empowering their teams use Power BI to create and publish content packs that provide teams with personalised view of the metrics that matter the most. This enables teams to make confident decisions and effectively collaborate with key stakeholders.

Make confident data-driven decisions

With the help of Power BI native apps for Windows, iOS and Android; management have access to the real-time data they need to make confident decisions.

Embracing a new technology ultimately boils down to how much the product or service costs. If you already have an Office 365 subscription then you get to use Power BI for free. Why restrict yourself to Excel reporting when you can take advantage of the leading business intelligence and analytics platform for free!

Using Power BI with Office 365 as a reporting tool offers empowers companies to address several business needs and gain the insights required for strategic decision making. Integrating Power BI with Office 365 enables organisations to gain valuable insights from their data via stunning visualisations that can be shared with internal and external teams. Push your business forward with Power BI for Office 365.

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