POWER BI – A TOOL FOR DATA VISUALIZATION
WHAT IS POWER BI?
POWER BI is a business analytics tool used to analyze the data and make informed decisions. It was developed by Microsoft. It is used for creating dashboards. It provides cloud based service and desktop based interface.
WHY POWER BI?
POWER BI can handle large amounts of data compared to excel which can handle only limited amount of data. It provides a drag and drop interface which is easy for both technical and non technical users.
ALTERNATIVES TO POWER BI
- IBM Cognos
BENEFITS OF POWER BI
- Power BI has faster processing than Excel.
- Power BI is more user friendly and easy to use than Excel.
- It is integrated with a wide array of data sources.
- It is used to create interactive dashboards and reports.