Visualize Your Data All Across the Company with Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI – Top Analytics and BI Software

Power BI: core concepts

Microsoft Power BI is a collection of tools used to import, aggregate and present data in the form of immersive and easy-to-digest reports and visuals.

Power BI is recognized as a leader among analytics and BI platforms by the major research companies (Gartner, Forrester, IDC, etc.). Best for data analysis for non-technical business users.

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What Features Make Power BI an Industry Leader

Data management

Data ingestion

Ingesting various data structures, including relational data, big data, IoT data, streaming data.

100+ native data source connectors

File data sources, databases, Azure data source ecosystem, online services.

Power BI dataflows

Self-service relational and big data ingestion, cleaning, enrichment, etc.

Integration with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2

To unify and enable collaboration on data across Power BI and Azure data services.

Analytics

Data modeling

AI-powered data modeling with AutoML, Cognitive Services, Azure ML (Power BI Premium).

The statistical language R support

Using R for preparing data models, reports, data cleansing, advanced data shaping, dataset analytics, etc.

Quick Insights

Speedy search for trends and displaying for an entire dataset.

Predictive analytics

Through ML models created in Azure Machine Learning Studio.

Real-time data analytics

Real-time streaming with Power BI REST APIs, Streaming Dataset UI, Azure Stream Analytics to display and update real-time data.

Visualization and reporting

Enterprise-wide reporting

Distributing reports preconfigured by analysts across the company.

Scheduled reporting

Periodically delivering reports with the preset values defined by data analysts, BA, etc. at scheduling.

Ad hoc reporting

Self-service reporting on the as-needed basis to answer specific questions.

Paginated reporting

Presenting all the required data in a table format.

Mobile reporting

Optimizing Power BI content for mobile users.

Embedded reporting

Incorporating Power BI content into other applications.

Visualization

Interactive dashboarding

Presenting a comprehensive visual snapshot of business-critical information in a single location.

Drill-down functionality

Drilling up and down on data points to explore in-depth details about company’s data.

Pre-built visuals

Hundreds of out-of-the-box visuals, including charts, cards, KPIs, maps, matrix, etc. provided by Microsoft and the community.

Custom visuals

Creating propriety visuals using the Power BI open source custom visuals framework.

Natural language user interface

Asking natural language questions and getting answers in the form of automatically created visuals and reports.

Security

Data encryption

For data in transit and at rest with Microsoft-managed encryption keys or the ‘bring your own key’ approach.

Workspace-level security

Restricting Power BI content access by publishing it to a separate workspace.

Row-level security

Restricting data access at the row level.

Compliance

Compliance with ISO 27001, ISO 27018, EU Model Clauses, HIPAA BAA, and UK G-Cloud.

Availability in Microsoft national clouds

Meeting additional regulations on service delivery, data residency, access, and control.

Valuable Integrations for Power BI

Valuable Integrations for Power BI - ScienceSoft

To explore and visualize corporate data stored in a centralized data storage.

Power BI + ERP

To quickly optimize finance and operations related to product planning, manufacturing, sales and marketing and discover new business opportunities.

Power BI + CRM

To overview customer-related data in near-real time to find top sales opportunities and better engage with customers.

Power BI + HRMS

To make data-driven HR decisions for attracting and managing employees, increasing employee productivity, and creating a quality work environment.

Power BI + IoT device management system

To get insight (including real-time) into the functioning of connected products, machinery, buildings, medical devices, etc. to discover new optimization opportunities, etc.

Microsoft Gold COmpetency Partner

Being a Microsoft Power BI Partner, ScienceSoft has been providing consulting, implementation and support for traditional BI and big data solutions based on Microsoft Power BI since 2016.

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Solutions Built with Power BI

Enterprise-wide BI

Enterprise-wide BI

  • Data ingestion from diverse data sources.
  • Company-wide data visualization.
  • Enterprise-wide data analysis with the possibility to drill down.

Financial analytics

Financial analytics

  • Financial KPI dashboards.
  • Revenue, cost and performance analysis.
  • Visualization of accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Financial fraud detection in near-real time.

Sales and marketing analytics

Sales and marketing analytics

  • Customer profiling and segmentation.
  • Leads analytics in near-real time.
  • Sales pipeline and sales performance dashboards.

Operational analytics

Operational analytics

  • Business process performance analysis, detecting bottlenecks.
  • Performance prediction and forecasting.

Manufacturing analytics

Manufacturing analytics

  • Supply chain management.
  • Production optimization.
  • Predictive maintenance for in-service equipment.

IoT analytics for monitoring and tracking

IoT analytics for monitoring and tracking

  • Connected devices monitoring and analytics.
  • Predictive maintenance and asset optimization.
  • Smart cities.

Engineering and scientific analytics

Engineering and scientific analytics

  • Raw data discovery and visualization for training ML models.

Healthcare analytics

Healthcare analytics

  • Visualization of patient personal data, vitals, etc.
  • Personalized care plan recommendations.
  • Patient management.

Analytics embedded in applications

Analytics embedded in applications

  • Embedded Power BI dashboards, reports, tiles, visuals.
  • Building line-of-business applications with embedded analytics.

Value to Obtain with Power BI

Easy access to analytics insights

As data required for decision-making is easily available, digestible and manipulated, time to insight becomes up to 27% faster compared with traditional BI*. Such improved analytics results in increased revenue, more efficient business processes, faster time to market for products, increased customer satisfaction, lower inventory and supply chain costs.

Increased business users’ productivity

Power BI self-service tools, intuitive interface and collaboration capabilities improve business users’ productivity and lead to the average time saving of 1.75 h per week.

Reduced data analysts’ efforts

The automation of data wrangling activities, analytics accelerated with AI-driven engines lead to the self-sufficiency of non-technical business users in conducting data analysis and allows analytics professionals to concentrate on such activities as data management, complex data modeling, advanced data analysis, etc.

Driving data culture

Delivering business intelligence to business users across the entire company becomes easy and affordable with Power BI Desktop for free and a Power BI Pro version for $9.99/user/month.

* - Source: Forrester

Power BI Products and Pricing

Power BI Desktop

Power BI Pro

Power BI Premium

Power BI Embedded

  • Creating and editing customized reports for every level of expertise.
  • Data ingestion from hundreds of supported on-premises and cloud-based data sources.
  • Data transformation, cleaning, data model creation with built-in Power Query Editor.
  • AI-driven analytics.
  • Interactive reporting with pre-built or custom visuals.

Free

  • Self-service BI in the cloud.
  • Creating, editing and sharing reports and dashboards among users.
  • Collaboration in personal and team workspaces.
  • 10 GB of storage per user.

$9.99 user/month

  • Enterprise BI both on-premises and in the cloud.
  • Dedicated storage (100 TB) and compute resources.
  • Consumption of Power BI content without individual licensing.
  • Maintaining BI assets on-premises with the Power BI Report server.
  • Paginated reporting.
  • Multi-geo capability.

$4,995 dedicated cloud storage and compute resources/month with an annual subscription + Power BI Pro licenses for publishing content.

  • Reports, dashboards and visual analytics embedded into applications.
  • An extensive library of data connectors, APIs, and fully documented SDKs.

Pay-as-you-go pricing model: from $1.0081/hour to $32.2506/hour depending on the node type chosen and the number of nodes deployed.

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