How does business intelligence help in decision making?
Business intelligence helps provide insight into critical facts from extensive unorganized data. It provides companies with actionable information that helps them make decisions that increase productivity and profitability.
What is the difference between business intelligence and data science?
Although they both revolve around data, business intelligence uses past data to make sense of current situations, and data science uses data to make future predictions.
What data sources can I import into Power BI?
You can use Excel files (.xlsx, .xlsm) and Comma Separated Value (.csv) files. You can connect content packs from providers such as Google Analytics and Salesforce or from inside your organization. You can even connect other databases and datasets.
How much time will it take to learn Power BI?
There is no specific amount of time, but the platform is designed to be user-friendly. Microsoft offers guided learning to walk you through everyday tasks in Power BI, and your Microsoft partner can walk you through the training process, so you feel comfortable and confident when it goes live. In any case, The Bauen Group will guide your organization in every aspect of Power BI.
How much does it cost?
Microsoft offers a free version for your desktop with limited capabilities. There are Pro and Premium pricing options for your business that range from a reasonable price per user per month to a monthly rate per computing system.