Microsoft Power BI
Amrapali Bansal1, A. K. Upadhyay2
1Amrapali Bansal, Masters in Technology, Department of Computer Science, Amity University, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), India.
2Dr. A.K. Upadhyay, Department of Computer Science, Amity University, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), India.
Manuscript received on June 22, 2017. | Revised Manuscript received on June 29, 2017. | Manuscript published on July 05, 2017. | PP: 14-20 | Volume-7 Issue-3, July 2017. | Retrieval Number: C3011077317/2017©BEIESP
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Abstract: With the changeable business circumstances, the significance of Business Intelligence has gained lots of deliberation. Business Intelligence tools can provide the standarization with a fast and persuasive decision making process based on the multiple data sources, which might be able to affect the survival of the organization on the market. And because of the changes in the extrinsic business environment and the profession needs, a new access of BI solution, Self-service BI solution, is introduced and during the last few years, the number of the market players using the approach has increased expeditiously. The objective of this paper was to build a BI solution according to one of Self-service BI solutions: Power BI presents by Microsoft, one of the leading professionals in the area of MSBI. This research contains two parts. The first part is the theory package which covers the BI and Self-service BI approaches in order to provide the readers with an overall understanding of these concepts. It also sets up the understructure for the empirical part of this research paper project. The research paper started with analyzing BI and Self-service BI and the relationship between them. After this, the Microsoft BI solution was introduced before moving to the back-ground facts about Power BI. The second part of this research represents how to use Power BI to build a best BI solution based on the business scenario. During this testing process, the compulsory steps for building a BI solution were popularized also covering the main range of capabilities in the tool package. The consequence of this research paper was a BI solution built using Power BI and it met the requirements set for it. The observational case presented in this study can be used as a supportive user guide for all those who are concerned about Microsoft Power BI.
Keywords: Auto-Scheduling, analytics, exploring, Integration, impactful, Intelligence, Visualization.