Power BI For Office 365 Reviews

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Denis Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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The Microsoft Power BI is used to hold global meetings in the financial industry. It has good dynamics and makes it easier to understand values ​​and graphics. However, to use it, you need to have a little knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel, as you may have difficulty using it otherwise. The cost of the license is low, I believe it compensates the investor.
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Jeremiah Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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If you're already using Office 365, Power BI for O365 is an easy choice. Start playing around with the free version and then easily add individual Pro licenses with little risk. However, if you anticipate using this with many users, it can get expensive quickly.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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If you want to create a visual dashboard or report that utilises various data sources then PowerBI can do this. It is great in that it takes your on-premises data and stores it on Microsoft servers where it can interact with it faster, reducing load on your own servers, while being efficient in what it transfers out.

We have found it not well suited if you wanted to publish a simple report to many staff as they may all need a Pro license which can get expensive. Even if embedding the report onto a shared platform like SharePoint, it will not display if the users doesn't have a PowerBI Pro license.
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Daniel J. Lewis | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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It's very flashy, and cost effective (if you are a gold partner which my clients were so we bundled their packages). It also does a great job compiling printable/email-able PDFs for reference. Another great feature is being able to display statistics on TVs for either internal or external use. It lets everyone know whats going on; being transparent.
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Andrew Failor | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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It is appropriate for creating graphs and visualizations. These can be created & then deployed or a data model can be deployed and power users can create their own graphs and visualizations.
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Kurt Kolb | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 16, 2016

Find the POWER

Score 7 out of 10
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Great where you have loads of data and need it analysed in a simple quick way without spending too much time thinking about the perfect format. I would worry about using it if you have a brand colour that cannot be matched to their schemes. You might not use it for external customers.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 08, 2018

BI by Microsoft

Score 8 out of 10
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If you want to get closer to the world of BI and work in a Microsoft environment you can definitely evaluate the tools of Power BI and see if they are right for you. I recommend you buy the PRO version otherwise you can not use the most useful features of BI. The cost is moreover certainly less than many other competitors.
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Eltjo Verweij | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 04, 2014

Almost there

Score 8 out of 10
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Power BI is great for a daily or weekly report, or any ad-hoc queries. Ideally, all users should have Windows 8 and Excel 2013. If you have more than 500,000 records or need real-time updates, you might want to look for another BI tool.
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Ken Raetz | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Well-suited: In small-to-medium size businesses (SMB), Power BI is a wonderful solution. The speed to design and deploy a highly valuable solution makes it a fantastic selection for these businesses. Also, individual or small teams, even in large corporations, can benefit from it. Finally, accounting, finance, and business analysts are the "sweet-spot audience" for Power BI. Also, Power BI is great for designing prototypes or mockups of future enterprise capabilities.

Less Appropriate: Information Technology team developing an enterprise analytics solution. Power BI is not intended to be an enterprise solution. Power BI is fully capable of handling millions of rows of data for analysis. However, in more complex analytical scenarios, where complex rules are incorporated into the data model over VERY LARGE sets of data (in particular, dimensional/structural data), the PowerPivot solution is not as strong. It is generally recommended that you upgrade to SQL Server Analysis Services for these scenarios.

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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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We frequently use the mapping feature to overlay areas in which we have strong operations and areas in which our customers have needs to quickly visualize opportunities to new and existing clients. We are also beginning to develop internal scorecards with it. One downside is we haven't discovered a way to automate a data refresh from the SQL connection, so you have to remember to refresh the data (which can take a little while depending on how much data your looking for) every time.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Pixel Perfect reports (9)
8.3
Customizable dashboards (10)
9.0
Report Formatting Templates (7)
8.9
Drill-down analysis (10)
8.0
Formatting capabilities (10)
8.0
Integration with R or other statistical packages (5)
10.0
Report sharing and collaboration (10)
9.0
Publish to Web (10)
8.9
Publish to PDF (9)
8.9
Report Versioning (5)
9.0
Report Delivery Scheduling (4)
8.1
Delivery to Remote Servers (3)
7.6
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.) (9)
9.1
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization (10)
9.0
Predictive Analytics (7)
8.4
Multi-User Support (named login) (9)
9.6
Role-Based Security Model (7)
9.6
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete) (8)
8.3
Single Sign-On (SSO) (4)
9.6
Responsive Design for Web Access (9)
8.4
Dedicated iOS Application (8)
8.0
Dedicated Android Application (6)
8.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile (8)
7.5
REST API (1)
6
Javascript API (1)
9
Themeable User Interface (UI) (1)
9
Customizable Platform (Open Source) (1)
9

About Power BI For Office 365

Business Intelligence for Office 365 allows users to model and analyze their data, and query large datasets with complex natural language queries. The tool also allows users to easily visualize their data in Excel with the help of Power View and Power Map.

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