All about Power BI Mobile Application !

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Basics on Microsoft Power BI Mobile

As you are comfortable with Microsoft Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service, we can now move to Power BI Mobile.

We know that we can create the reports on Desktop Power BI.  Create and view the Report Dashboard on Power BI Service. And, on Mobile Power BI we can view and interact with the report Dashboards.

Power BI MobileThere are apps for all kind of Mobile and tablet. Let it be iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, or Apple Watch), Android phone or tablet, or Windows 10 device.

 

In the Mobile App, you can avail all your shared reports.

In this post, we will discuss the basic steps of using Power BI on your mobile device.

Prerequisite – Microsoft Power BI Account and App installed in the Mobile phone.

→ Install the Power BI Application

→ Sign in with your Device

→ Viewing Dashboard in Mobile App

→ Cleaning Up unnecessary report

 

Install the Power BI Application and Login in Power BI Mobile

Install the mobile app from the application store and sign in with your login credentials. The login ids and password are same as of the Powe BI Service in the browser.

 

Viewing Dashboard in Power BI Mobile App 

Steps to look at the report dashboard –

 

Tap on the main navigation button → Tap on Workspace → Tap on My Workspace → Select the Report you want to interact with.

 

If you want to get a landscape view then simply tap on the iconPower BI Mobile in the report for a better and bigger view.

If you want to share the report from Mobile Power BI app, then find the share button at the upper right corner of the App.

 

Tap Share→ Fill Email Address/ Addresses → Tap Send.

 

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Quick view of Microsoft Power BI Service

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Power BI Service Concept

Since you are at this Power BI Service section post, we assume that you are a veteran in Power BI Desktop. If you are new or have any doubt regarding Power BI Desktop then please visit  – Everything about Power BI Desktop! 

 

Prerequisite – Working Knowledge on Power BI Desktop

 

In this section, we will learn about

  Quick Overview on Power BI Service

♠ Getting Data 

Exploring the Dataset

♠ Making report and Dashboard

♠ Sharing the report and track the new content

 

Quick Overview on Power BI Service

This is the web-based version of Power BI on which we can share our reports made on Power BI Desktop. This is one of the most used SaaS (Software as a Service) application for business analytics. In order to use this online service, we must have an account at https://app.powerbi.com. For the first time when you sign in to your Power BI account, you will find a dashboard. On the dashboard, we will find the applications and tools that we need to make the visualization perfect.

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Getting the Dataset in Power BI Service

Now, the next step after sign-in is to get some data inside your dashboard. In order to insert Data, we have four default option. These are –

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  • Get the Data from previously uploaded content from your Colleague
  • Discover Data from online services like – Google Analytics, JIRA, Microsoft Azure, Github and many more
  • Upload an Excel file from your local computer in Power BI Service dashboard
  • Get the Dataset from the Database you are using through getting Database in Microsoft Power BI Service.

Now, since your data is ready, let’s move to the next phase

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Exploring the Dataset in Power BI Service

Now, we have the Dataset with us, we are ready to explore the Data and segregate it in our own terms. Inside the Microsoft Power BI Service Dashboard, we can arrange the Dataset according to our need.

We can add/remove rows and columns in the Data table inside Microsoft Power BI Service. We can merge two Dataset as per our report requirements. In this step, we work on the Data and make it our own.

 

Making report and Dashboard in the Microsoft Power BI Service 

As we have our required Dataset with us, we are now ready to move to the next step. That is to create our visualization report and then making the report dashboard.Microsoft Power BI Service

In this stage, we make individual visualizations of the dataset separately as per the report need. After the data visualization is done we merge the individual reports in one page and make the report dashboard as shown in the image. To do this simply drag the data item fields in the canvas and your dashboard report will be ready instantly.

 

Sharing the report and track the new content in Microsoft Power BI Service

Now we are ready to showcase our report dashboard to our client and colleague. In order to share a specific report follow the following simple steps.

File → Publish to Web → Get unique sharing code to share over Email or publishing shortcode in a webpage.

And we just have created and shared the report made on Microsoft Power BI Service.

To get Power BI Service, click here and fill up the online form. In the next post, we will discuss Microsoft Power BI Mobile.

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Everything you want to know about Microsoft Power BI Desktop !

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Everything about Power BI Desktop

In our previous post Integrate Microsoft Power BI as a Business Intelligence Solution we have explained about the types and format of the Power BI services. With this post, we will discuss thoroughly and briefly about the first service Microsoft Power BI Desktop.

 

In this section, we will cover the following topics –

  • What is the Power BI Desktop?
  • How to connect Data?
  • To clean Data and create a Model
  • How to use the Data to create Visuals?
  • To create a report from the Visuals?
  • How to share the Report with colleague and Clients?

So let us start with the first one about the Power BI Desktop?

 

What is the Power BI Desktop?

Power BI Desktop is the Windows Application that we can install in our PCs. This window app allows us to Connect, Transform and Visualize our Data.  Most Business Intelligence ventures utilize Power BI Desktop to make reports, and afterward utilize the Power BI administration to impart their reports to other people.

Now let’s move to the uses of Power BI Desktop in which the first step is to Connect the Data.

 

How to connect Data in Power BI Desktop?

With Power BI Desktop, the first step is to connect to the data. There are different data sources to connect to from Power BI Desktop. To connect to data, follow the following simple steps-

 

Home tab → Get Data →More

 

More tab will show us the categories to which Power BI Desktop can connect.

Once we connect to the data source we have we can get into the next step of transforming the data as our usefulness.

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How to clean Data and Create a Model in Power BI Desktop?

This step is all about cleaning your Data according to your report need. Here you can transform and clean the data type so that it fits into your requirement.

To make our work simple and more efficient we have the inbuilt Query Editor which records our every step.

Once you have cleaned your data then the data source is called a Data Model. Now next step is to make the Visualization of the Data Model.

 

How to use the Data Model to create Visuals in Power BI Desktop?

Now we have our Data Model, we can proceed to make the visual representation of the Data.

Just Drag the Data field into the report Canvas that you want to create visuals. There are a number of visuals you can choose from in Power BI Desktop.

You can also change the visuals as per your report need and save the visuals in new files.

Now as our visuals are ready we can move to the next step

 

To create a report from the Visuals in Power BI Desktop?

The collection of Visuals is called a Report. In Power BI we often combine the visuals of same intentions in one compilation.

It also depends on what you want to input in your Power BI report. According to your specification combine the visuals and your report is ready to go.

Now let’s move to the last step-

 

How to share the Report with colleague and Clients?

Once the report is complete now we can directly publish the report inside the desktop Application only. Just Click on the Publish button tab in Power BI Desktop and you are live on a shot.

You can then use your Power BI account to share the report to the concerned people in your workgroup.

  • You must have a Power BI Licence to Use the power BI Service. In our next post we will discuss How to use Power BI Service . Until then check out the pricing and specification of Power BI at – Microsoft Power BI Plans.

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Microsoft Power BI Plans that meet your Business Requirement

When integrating with the Business Intelligence Service we have three plans in Microsoft Power BI. Although the basic version is free the other two are premium to use.

In this article, we will discuss the specifications and pricing of these three products offered by Microsoft under the Power BI Plans category.

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Overview of the Power BI Plans

 

1. Power BI Desktop

This free version of the power BI has many powerful specifications. Therefore this plan is a great deal to meet the small business requirements.

 

2. Power BI Pro

This automated version of Power BI Plans comes with a price tag of $ 9.99 per user per month. But in addition to this price, we get many pro features in this version.

 

3. Power BI Premium

This Power BI Plan of the Business Intelligence service is best suited for the large corporates. The price depends upon your user’s needs, as a result, u can pay for what you want.

 

Now let us get into the features of these three Power BI Plans in details 

 

Power BI Desktop

Pro-Power BI

Power BI Premium

FREE

$ 9.99

Per User/Month

Custom Price

Plan/Month

 

Connect to hundreds of data sources

 

Clean and prepare data using visual tools

 

Analyze and build stunning reports with custom visualizations

 

Publish to the Power BI service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build dashboards that deliver a 360-degree, real-time view of the business

 

Keep data up-to-date automatically, including on-premises sources

 

Collaborate on shared data

 

Audit and govern how data is accessed and used

 

Package content and distribute to users with apps

 

 

 

 

Share data with users inside and outside your organization without purchasing a per-user license

 

Allocate, control, and manage your dedicated server capacity

 

Unlock higher limits for Pro users with datasets up to 10 GB and refresh up to 48 times per day

 

Access interactive and paginated reports online or use Power BI Report Server for on-premises reporting

 

Deploy in the geographic region of your choice

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Integrate Microsoft Power BI as a Business Intelligence Solution

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Microsoft Power BI to manage your Business | The Business Intelligence Solution

Microsoft Power BI is a business intelligence service which transforms your business data information into lucid, outwardly vivid, and intuitive bits of knowledge. Power BI is proposed for little too fair size entrepreneurs with the capability to –

  • Gather data
  • Shape the data
  • Visualize the data, for better business management and Insight

Microsoft Power BI lets you effortlessly interface with your information sources.  And let you share that with your Colleagues and Clients. It is a Self-service free business Intelligence solution with a little bit of knowledge in Microsoft Excel with no technical Skills required.

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Why look further?

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The Microsoft Power BI Service is available in three formats namely –

Power BI Desktop – Which is a desktop application for Windows 10, primarily used in making the first Report.

Service Power BI  – This is a web-based Software as a Service(SaaS), used in order to manage and share the report.

Power BI Mobile  –  This is a Mobile Application for Android and iOS, used to track the report status and interaction with the shared person.

 

Basic Steps to Build Report in Power BI

Connect Data → Shape Data →Build Report

 

Features of Microsoft Power BI are – 

  • Common workflow strategy to manage all the projects
  • Quick data connection and integration
  • APIs Integration with other software products
  • Share the report with the concerned Person
  • Track and interact with the client and colleague on the shared report

 

 

  • Infinite Visual customization provision
  • Easy merge or Append the listings

 

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