The 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence places Microsoft Power BI in the leader’s quadrant once again because of its affordable price, ease of use, visual appeal, product vision, and customer experience. Customers continue to show high levels of interest and adoption in the cloud-based business analytics service because of Power BI’s effectiveness in providing data preparation, data discovery, interactive information sharing, and augmented analytics.
Although Power BI is deeply integrated within the Microsoft stack, it can also connect to over 70 data sources like JSON & XML files, Oracle & SAP databases, Azure, QuickBooks online, and even Google Analytics. Power BI’s versatility is one of the biggest contributing factors to its placement on the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
Microsoft has made it easier to gain real-time insights to your company’s data without needing to know how to write code. As you’ll see in the demo below, Power BI’s intuitive interface and ease of use makes creating informative dashboards and visuals simple.
Check out the Microsoft Power BI demo below to view the versatility and flexibility of this powerful platform.
Ken has worked with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses for the last 30+ years. Working both as a consultant and a Microsoft instructor for the past 21 years, Ken is well versed in many aspects of technologies specializing with Microsoft. He currently has 38 Microsoft certifications. Ken has worked on many technologies in the Microsoft arena, but his area of focus has been on SQL Server. He has been certified since SQL 6.0 (1997) and recently passed the BETA SQL 2016 Admin exam.
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