Microsoft Power BI2021-06-29T13:23:59+02:00

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Microsoft Power BI

What is Microsoft Power BI, and what can you use it for?

Microsoft Power BI is a part of Office 365 and is used to design dashboards based on data you already have. Power BI has an easy-to-use interface that enables you to transform data into insights in minutes.

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Visualize your data

With Power BI follows a large library of data visualizations so you can view your data as you want – live and with greater insight. You can also create interactive visualizations and create interesting reports – with high accuracy.

Analyze your data visually

Help your users make informed decisions based on comprehensive visual reports. With Power BI, it is easy to connect to your data sources – whether it is Excel, Oracle or something else.

Share your work with your colleagues

Collaborate with your colleagues to create custom dashboards and interactive reports. With Power BI. you get numerous ways to publish dashboards so that your organization can make the right decisions on a common basis.

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Why Power BI?

What are the reasons why the tool is so popular that you have ended up here yourself?

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95 seconds – that is how fast you can get a basic understanding of what Power BI is.
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Are you curious about how other companies use the tool – and what they get out of it?

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Kapacity offers courses in Power BI at different levels – for different positions.

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Other Power tools

Power BI is part of a larger family, where PowerApps and Flow in particular are worth looking at.

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Try it for free

You can download Power BI Desktop free of charge from Microsoft’s website

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Kapacity regularly publishes posts and videos on various aspects of the tool.
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Power BI in three different ways

Many companies are already using Power BI to gain better insight into important factors in their businesses. Here are three examples in three completely different companies.

Power BI case - NPI

Nordisk Pladeimport

At NPI, Power BI provides a faster and greater overview of profits on customers and products. It ensures a more efficient sales follow-up and frees up time for the core business.

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Power BI case - Vandcenter Syd

VandCenter Syd

At VandCenter Syd, Power BI reports are used to show the results of the data models that calculate the locations of breaches in the supply area.

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Power BI case - AURA

AURA Energi

Hos AURA er Power BI en central del i energiselskabets nye BI-løsning, som er et farvel til manuelle processer og et goddag til større tilgængelighed og en fælles datavirkelighed.

At AURA, Power BI is a central part of their BI solution, which means they said goodbye to manual processes and good day to greater accessibility and “one truth”.

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In the past, we had a really hard time assessing our customers and whether dealing with them was profitable. With the new Power BI solution, sales and purchases have become transparent. This has enabled us to make decisions based on facts rather than feelings or assumptions.

Hans Madsen, CSO at NPI

Why choose Microsoft Power BI for your business?

Microsoft Power BI is one of the leading tools for analyzing data, and the possibilities within the tool are many. Therefore there are many reasons why you should choose Power BI. Get an overview here:

Leading in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

For the past 12 years – and most recently in 2019 – Microsoft has been appointed by Gartner as a leader in Magic Quadrant in connection with analytics and business intelligence. The report is available for free on Microsoft’s website.

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Economically attractive

Create a data culture across your organization. Power BI Desktop is free to use, and you can get Power BI Pro for a small monthly amount per user. Thereby, everyone in your organization can access BI and analysis tools.

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Løbende opdateringer

Microsoft is constantly developing new features to help you with your digital transformation. The Power BI service is updated with new features every week, and every month Power BI Desktop is also updated with new and exciting features.

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A strong community

Join the Power BI community and get tips and answers to your questions from other Power BI users. You can also become part of the Power BI User Group, an online community for passionate Power BI users that throws several annual events.

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Big data with Azure

With Azure, you can kick-start the big data preparation. Using an Azure Data Lake, you get faster insight into your data, and Power Query enables analysts to transform, integrate and enrich big data directly in Power BI.

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AI – Artificial Intelligence

Using the many tools in Microsoft AI, you can help those who do not work with data on a daily basis to prepare data, build models for Machine Learning, and gain insight into all types of data.

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Perfect integration to Excel

Get even more out of your data from Excel by analyzing, visualizing and integrating it with Power BI; It’s easy and fast. Gather all your data from multiple sources to achieve one truth for better decision making.

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Real time dashboards

Power BI provides insight into the present – not just the past. Access analyzes of e.g. data from social media or sensors from your machines in real time so that you can make informed decisions at the right time.

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Self-service BI

Turn your users into data ninjas! Power BI is a self-service tool that makes users self-reliant and thus gives them faster and more agile access to precisely the analytics and data visualizations they demand.

5 benefits of Power BI

The finance department’s work with controlling, analysis and reporting is about supporting the company’s stakeholders with insight into and management of the financial data.

With Power BI, you can create complete and visually powerful reports that are automatically updated and adapted to work processes and the various target groups in the company. In this way, you free up time in the finance department to be an available Business Partner who can help the rest of the company with tasks such as financial analysis, simulation and other advice that revolves around financial data.

  • Good data visualization is important when communicating messages.
  • Complements Excel well. As an Excel user, you have a good starting point for learning Power BI.
  • Improving data loading and data processing with Power Query, which is also known from Power Pivot in Excel.
  • A good implementation of Power BI helps to remove bottlenecks in the finance department.
  • Power BI is an easily accessible tool for digital transformation in the finance department.

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Join a course!

Kapacity offers several courses in Microsoft Power BI. Whether you are completely new to Power BI, or you’re already experienced with some of the more advanced features, we have courses that can make you even better at Power BI and thus optimize your use of the tool.

Our courses are held at least once a month in both Copenhagen, Aarhus and Kolding.

Power BI course – introduction

This course is the perfect start for those who are curious about Power BI. In this course, you will learn how to create data models with business logic – and present it in beautiful dashboards and reports.

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Power BI course – advanced

This course is perfect for those who are already using Microsoft Power BI but want to move on to the next level. You’ve written a few DAX measures before, but you need a push to move forward.

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Power BI course – for controllers

In this course, you will learn how to design useful reporting that reflects the needs of users. The course will end with an assignment where you will get hands-on experience with Microsoft Power BI.

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Try Microsoft Power BI for free

Have you become curious? Then download Power BI Desktop now and try for yourself how easy it is to work with data visualizations and reports.

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Other members of the Microsoft Power family

Boost productivity across your organization by integrating Microsoft Power BI with the PowerApps and Microsoft Flow cousins.

Microsoft PowerApps

With Microsoft PowerApps, you can easily build apps that leverage the data already in your business. PowerApps includes a variety of tools that allow you to include e.g. AI and automated processes in its Apps. Solutions made in PowerApps have a dynamic design and can be displayed on all kinds of platforms.

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Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow is an online service that makes it easy to create workflows that make time-consuming tasks across various applications and services automated and efficient. Microsoft Flow integrates with more than 100 different data sources. Of course, Microsoft Flow is also available as an app for the most common platforms.

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Who is Kapacity and why us?

At Kapacity, we create quality solutions that we can be proud of. We were founded in 2008 with a desire to deliver world-class Data Warehouse and Business Analytics solutions.

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Since 2008, we have grown to be one of the leading players in the Danish Business Intelligence industry. We believe that experience is the key to successful projects. Today we have several hundred projects behind us. This provides invaluable know-how that we bring into your project.

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