“Power BI,” Microsoft says, “is a business analytics solution that lets you visualize your data and share insights across your organization, or embed them in your app or website.” The solution comprises several products and services, and value and versatility comes from leveraging the individual elements, and taking …

What is Power BI and why it is used?

Microsoft Power BI is used to find insights within an organization’s data. Power BI can help connect disparate data sets, transform and clean the data into a data model and create charts or graphs to provide visuals of the data. All of this can be shared with other Power BI users within the organization.

Why Power BI is so important?

Power BI can be used to manage all facets of a company, including logistics, human resources, customer relations, financial transactions, sales, market analysis, manufacturing processes, and so on. Each department’s data can be viewed in a visual, interactive, and understandable format.

Why is Power BI better than Excel?

Power BI has faster processing than Excel. Power BI dashboards are more visually appealing, interactive and customizable than those in Excel. Power BI is a more powerful tool than Excel in terms of comparison between tables, reports or data files. Power BI is more user friendly and easy to use than Excel.