What is Power BI?
Microsoft Power BI is the World leading enterprise self-service dashboard and reporting solution.
Power BI pulls data in from virtually any data source, you can clean and transform the data, create KPIs and calculations, and then present the resulting insights in visual interactive dashboards.
It is a self-service reporting tool, allowing your users to consume pre-defined reports on demand, or even create, adapt and share their own reports, based on existing or new data sources.
Get started today for free with Power BI Desktop, and you can even deploy the resulting reports to the PowerBI.com cloud, for free. You need a paid license to be able to share the reports with others.
How can Purple Frog help?
Getting started with any new tool can be a daunting prospect without a helping hand. Purple Frog can provide bespoke one-to-one training and advice on how to get going with Power BI, how it works, what you can do, and guiding you through your first steps.
Or if you don’t have the time or resources, Purple Frog can design and build your reports for you. This would include a hand over so that you could maintain and change them in the future if you wanted.
When any self-service reporting solution grows, managing the governance, structure, auditing and architecture can become an ever increasing challenge. Purple Frog have the experience to provide you with the advice that you need to stay on top of this.
Power BI Governance
Purple Frog can review your Power BI estate, and provide guidance on best practices, structure and management to ensure you have confidence in how your data is being used, and by who.
We have also built a SaaS tool that will significantly simplfy the auditing, governance and disaster recovery of Power BI. Take a look at Power BI Sentinel for more details.
Power Apps and Power Automate?
Power Apps and Power Automate are additional tools within the Microsoft Power Platform, that can further enhance your data capability.
Power Apps provides a low-code application development framework, allowing you to easily input, edit and manage data, reference information and more within your organisation.
Power Automate is a low-code data integration and automation system that can help automate the workflow process of getting data, and directing it to the right place, between apps and services.
Purple Frog can help advise on, implement and support your Power Apps and Power Automate systems.
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