Power BI isn’t brand new; it’s been around since 2013. Now with the emphasis on data and analytics, Power BI seen its popularity soar. But some of you may still be wondering: what is Power BI?
Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools to analyze data and share insights. Users create Power BI dashboards to display important metrics in one place that are updated in real time and available across devices. Power BI Desktop is a feature-rich data mashup and report authoring tool that allows users to combine data from disparate databases, files, and web services with visual tools. Power BI gateways allow users to connect SQL Server databases, Analysis Services models, and many other data sources to the same dashboards in Power BI.
Check out the Power BI YouTube Channel for informative videos and keynotes from the first Microsoft Data Insights Summit.