POWER BI

Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization. Connect to hundreds of data sources, simplify data prep, and drive ad hoc analysis. Produce beautiful reports, then publish them for your organization to consume on the web and across mobile devices. Everyone can create personalized dashboards with a unique, 360-degree view of their business. And scale across the enterprise, with governance and security built-in.  

Experience your data. Any data. 

Connect to what matters to you. Excel spreadsheets, on-premises data sources, big data, streaming data, and cloud services: it doesn’t matter what type of data you want or where it lives, connect to hundreds of data sources with Power BI. More sources added monthly. 

FOR ANALYSTS

Quickly go from data to insight to action. Connect to hundreds of sources, prep data with ease, and create beautiful reports, all in minutes. 

 

Create rich, interactive reports with visual analytics at your fingertips Prep and model your data with ease 

Data prep can take most of your time. But it doesn’t have to, with Power BI Desktop data modelling. Clean, transform, and mash up data from multiple sources—in a few clicks. Reclaim hours in your day. 

Provide advanced analytics with the familiarity of Excel 

Enable business users to dig deeper into data and find patterns they may have otherwise missed, with Power BI features like quick measures, grouping, forecasting, and clustering. Advanced users have full control over their model using powerful DAX formula language. If you’re familiar with Excel, you’ll feel at home in Power BI. 

Create interactive reports customized for your business 

Create stunning reports with interactive data visualizations. Tell your data story using a drag-and-drop canvas and more than 85 modern data visuals from Microsoft and partners—or create your own using the Power BI open source custom visuals framework. Design your report using theming, formatting, and layout tools. 

Author for everyone, anywhere 

Get visual analytics to the people who need it. Create mobile-optimized reports for viewers to consume on the go. Publish from Power BI Desktop to the cloud or on-premises. Embed reports created in Power BI Desktop into existing apps or websites. 

FOR BUSINESS USERS

Always be in the know. View dashboards on the web or on your phone, get alerts when data changes, and drill into details. Your data is at your fingertips. 

 Your industry generates a huge amount of information every day. But are you putting that data to work for you? Browse our industry solutions to see how Power BI makes it easy to combine your data, find new insights, and share them with others. 

Retail

Shopping is not what it used to be. Today shoppers are empowered with devices, options and more information at their fingertips. Get visibility into the insights that will make your business successful. 

Insurance

Data is pouring in from insurance companies operations: policy sales, claims, fraud, coverage complexity and premiums all provide companies with a rich set of trends and insights that are waiting to tapped. 

Airline

This solution is based on a real world predictive maintenance system for a major airline. The data comes from a variety of sources including IoT data streams from aircraft engines, flight plans, weather information and logs. The solution leverages Azure HDInsight for feature engineering, Azure Machine Learning to detect operational anomalies and Azure SQL DW to enable high performance querying on the resulting petabytes of data. This report also shows the use of custom visualizations designed for the airline industry. 

Manufacturing

The manufacturing process needs to be a well-oiled machine to succeed and the best way of achieving that goal is to have visibility on every process while seeing the big picture. 

Professional Services

Professional services firms have one thing in common: their most important asset is their people. Support your professionals with the right data and technology to maximize value delivered to your clients. 

Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)

Consumer products sit at the center of the following disciplines: operations, marketing, sales and finance to name a few. Analyse constantly changing data to maximize sales, profits and customer loyalty. 

Telecommunications

Learn how a telecommunication company, operating a mobile business, can leverage Cortana Intelligence Suite and Power BI to empower business stakeholders to analyse factors contributing to customer churn. 

Energy

This report focuses on demand forecasting within the energy sector. The views provide region level energy usage status and forecast of future usage for optimizing the operations. 

Public Sector

Public Sector data is available via various sources online. Most of these data sources are free as well. This provides with an amazing opportunity to correlate how the public policies are affecting changes from Climate to Education to Health and more. 

Capital Markets

The U.S. Personal Consumption Expenditure dashboard tracks consumer spending in the US across a wide range of goods and services to track the US business cycle as well as gauge spending trends and economic sentiment 

FOR IT

Simplify management, achieve compliance, and keep data secure while giving people access to the insights they need. 

BI built for IT

Your business needs insights to make decisions at every level, in real time. Build a data culture where every person is empowered. Help them do their best work with familiar tools to get insights in seconds. At the same time, meet your security, governance, and regulatory requirements with an enterprise business intelligence (BI) platform you can trust. 

Tools your organization knows

Employees already use Microsoft products. Reduce your training and support costs by taking advantage of these familiar tools as part of your enterprise BI deployment. 

Quick deployment

Lower implementation costs and simplify management. Deploy and manage Power BI the same way as Office 365 and other Microsoft services you run in your organization. 

Governance and security

Keep tabs on your enterprise data. Centrally control how data is accessed and used—even on mobile devices. Set and monitor policies, detect anomalies, and take action. 

FOR DEVELOPERS

Bring your apps to life with data. Easily embed interactive data visuals and deliver compelling reports—with high fidelity, on any device.

Power BI embedded analytics

Embed stunning, fully interactive reports and visuals into your applications. 

Power BI Embedded—for ISVs and developers 

Help your customers access the data they need to make better decisions—from within your app. When you use Power BI Embedded on Azure, our API set makes it easy to embed analytics, even if you’ve already designed your app. 

Power BI Pro

Give your employees a single view across their ecosystem, no matter where they access their data. Embed visuals into apps, portals, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, and more.