What is Power BI - 3 Ways To Use Power BI

Your industry generates a huge amount of information every day. But are you putting that data to work for you?

Power BI is a Microsoft cloud-based business analytics service that gives you a single view of your most critical business data. With Power BI you can quickly monitor and engage with your data from all sources, including Excel workbooks, on-premises databases, and cloud services. Here are 3 ways you can use Power BI:


Marking Data

MailChimp, Google Analytics, and Salesforce are just a few places that your marketing data may be living. The problem is, you're not able to see a holistic view of all your marketing activity in one place without logging into each separate application. When you connect your marketing applications to Power BI, you get highly interactive dashboards that shows all your marketing activity.
Compare results across campaigns, identify changes in customer trends, and monitor customer reaction to social media tactics.
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Time Allocation Forecasting

We all know the saying, 'time is money'. When your business revolves around billable hours, efficiently forecasting the availability of resources is crucial to keeping projects on time and on budget. Power BI makes it easy by collecting the data from every source, external and on-premises.
Visually grasp the amount of hours used during a specific time period and forecast resource availability with enough time to plan accordingly.


Excel Workbooks

Almost everyone uses Excel in their daily work life. When you import an Excel workbook (2007 or later) into Power BI, highly interactive reports and dashboards are automatically created based on your data. Every time the workbook is updated, your dashboard is refreshed automatically.

Things like sales commissions and expense reporting can be easily shared and distributed.




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