Friday, 2 April 2021

Who uses Power BI? | Users of Microsoft Power BI | MSBI | Business Intelligence

Microsoft Power BI is used to find insights within an organization's data. Power BI is popular for its versatility, interactivity, aesthetic designs, extensive connectivity to databases and ease of creating low-effort dashboards and also provides multiple software connectors and services. Power BI can generate custom dashboards depending on what data is relevant, and what information you need access to. Though Power BI is a self-service BI tool that brings data analytics to employees, it is mostly been used by data analysts and business intelligence professionals who use it to create data models and reports which are then shared throughout their organization. However, those without an analytical background can still navigate Power BI and create reports and empowering everyone in your organization to quickly make data-driven decisions that drive strategic actions. It’s often most popular with departments like finance, marketing, sales, human resources, it, and operations. Power BI is often used as a self-service tool by various branches of the business to check up on progress and turn up insight into their team’s performance. Power BI offers an admin portal for administrators to help configure the implementation of Power BI, as well as usage monitoring and licenses

Here is the list of professionals who uses Power BI tool:
  • PMO - Project and Portfolio Manager
  • Business & Data Analyst

Friday, 7 August 2020

Difference between Tableau and Power BI | Tableau vs Power BI | Compare Power BI and Tableau



Power BI


Developed by Tableau.

Developed by Microsoft.


Year of Establishment is 2003

Year of Establishment is 2013


Uses MDX for measures and dimensions.

Uses DAX for calculated columns and measure columns.


Tableau Desktop, Tableau Online, Tableau Server.

Desktop, Mobile, and Service.


Users can create charts, scatter plots in the tableau and don’t have any restrictions on the number of data points.

Offers numerous data points to provide visualizations.
It has around 3500 data points for drilling down across the datasets and performing an analysis.


Can handle huge volume of data with better performance.

Can handle only limited volume of data.

Target Audience

Used by data analysts and experienced users mostly for their analytics purposes 

Used by both naive and experienced users or by general audience that needs business intelligence to enhance their analytics.


Little difficult to learn.

Very easy to learn.


Tableau Explorer – $35 per user/month

Comes at a lower price point, but scaled features and additional users will increase the price.
Power BI Pro – Starts at $9.99 per month

Data Capacity

Tableau works on the columnar based structure which stores only unique values for each column and thereby making it possible to fetch billions of rows.

Each workspace/group could handle up to 10 GB of Data. For more than that, either data needs to be in cloud(Azure) or in the other case, if it is in local databases then Power Bl selects or fetches the data from database for reporting purpose and does not import.

Data Source

Has a wider variety and allows connecting to numerous data sources.

Connects to limited data sources but increases its data source connectors in monthly updates.

Friday, 31 July 2020

How to Hide or Disable "Create Bookmark Link" in OBIEE? | How to Hide or Disable "Create Prompted Link in OBIEE

The Create Bookmark Link is enabled by default in OBIEE. The following entry in the instanceconfig.xml under the "ServerInstance" node decides the feature of create bookmark link and create prompted link. 


Wednesday, 15 July 2020

What is Power BI | Features of Microsoft Power BI | Basics of Power BI | Power BI Services | Power BI Desktop

Microsoft’s Power BI is a cloud-based, business analytics service by Microsoft for analyzing and visualizing data. It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards. Power BI gives you a platform to be productive and creative with the reports and analytics. 
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