Microsoft Power BI Desktop

(53)
4.4 out of 5 stars

Power BI Desktop is part of the Power BI product suite. Use Power BI Desktop to create and distribute BI content. To monitor key data and share dashboards and reports, use the Power BI web service. To view and interact with your data on any mobile device, get the Power BI Mobile app on the AppStore, Google Play or the Microsoft Store. To embed stunning, fully interactive reports and visuals into your applications use Power BI Embedded

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Microsoft Power BI Desktop Features

Reports
Reports Interface

Reports interface for standard and self-service reports is intuitive and easy to use.

91%
(Based on 46 reviews)
Steps to Answer

Requires a minimal number of steps/clicks to answer business question.

84%
(Based on 43 reviews)
Graphs and Charts

Offers a variety of attractive graph and chart formats.

90%
(Based on 47 reviews)
Score Cards

Score cards visually track KPI's.

n/a
Dashboards

91%
(Based on 47 reviews)
Self Service
Calculated Fields

Using formulas based on existing data elements, users can create and calculate new field values.

n/a
Data Column Filtering

Business users have the ability to filter data in a report based on predefined or automodeled parameters.

n/a
Data Discovery

Users can drill down and explore data to discover new insights.

89%
(Based on 43 reviews)
Search

Ability to search global data set to find and discover data.

n/a
Collaboration / Workflow

Ability for users to share data and reports they have built within the BI tool and outside the tool through other collaboration platforms.

78%
(Based on 39 reviews)
Automodeling

Tool automatically suggests data types, schemas and hierarchies.

79%
(Based on 33 reviews)
Advanced Analytics
Predictive Analytics

Analyze current and historical trends to make predictions about future events.

78%
(Based on 27 reviews)
Data Visualization

Communicate complex information clearly and effectively through advanced graphical techniques.

95%
(Based on 44 reviews)
Big Data Services

Ability to handle large, complex, and/or siloed data sets.

80%
(Based on 30 reviews)
Building Reports
Data Transformation

Converts data formats of source data into the format required for the reporting system without mistakes.

82%
(Based on 23 reviews)
Data Modeling

Ability to (re)structure data in a manner that allows extracting insights fast and accurate.

84%
(Based on 22 reviews)
WYSIWYG Report Design

Provides business users an interface to easily design and refine their dashboards and reports. (What You See Is What You Get)

92%
(Based on 16 reviews)
Integration APIs

83%
(Based on 14 reviews)
Platform
Sandbox / Test Environments

85%
(Based on 8 reviews)
Mobile User Support

n/a
Customization

82%
(Based on 17 reviews)
User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

79%
(Based on 19 reviews)
Internationalization

85%
(Based on 8 reviews)
Performance and Reliability

83%
(Based on 19 reviews)
Breadth of Partner Applications

84%
(Based on 14 reviews)