Happy 2017! We are now introducing a new way to get fresh data in your Power BI Desktop Workbooks, and publish them to a Workspace in Power BI Service!!! Today we are announcing: Power BI Desktop refresh with Direct Access to Data Model Support for Power BI Workspaces or Groups in Power Update In versions[…]
On the same day we launched Visual Planning for Power BI, FSN – “The Modern Finance Forum”, launched a survey that concluded that organizations not tied only to Financial Data, but included more non-financial/operation/forecasting data are performing better. Not shocking really. Power BI is here to help finance and operations make better decisions. “Organizations that[…]
If you want to move away form your current over-priced, outdated CPM solutions, Power BI and Power Pivot is here to help. Additionally if you add Power Planner to the mix, you can enable the Corporate Performance Management data in a completely different light: Powered by: Step 1: Create a data model: (No Worries, it’s[…]
History For many years the CPM Team (Finance) and BI Team(Operations) has had a tug of war over what data is the best measurement for sales, cost of goods and expenditures. By nature, Finance and Operations are focused on measuring different metrics, but does the data sources have to be different? The answer has been[…]
At the PASS BA conference in May, Power ON launched Drag and Drop visuals for Power BI on a Surface Tablet. Click on the video to see it in action. Click to see the video:
In Paul Turley’s blog post PowerON BI – Write-back to Power BI and SSAS tabular for forecasting and planning I’ve used the Power Update tool from Power On in the past. When I saw the Power Planner demonstrated, the simplicity and ease-of-use just knocked my socks off. The ability to write-back forecast data and[…]
Power Planner is the first CPM suite for Power BI. More users are getting used to using touchscreens, and Power Planner now introduces Visual Planning. Just use your hand or mouse, and just drag any datapoint to the target value.
If you are using Hyperion Financial Management or Hyperion Planning there is now a simple way to become the Finance Superstar. Hyperion can do all the groundwork with consolidation, integrate with your ERP, and currency conversion, but when it comes to visualizing data, or integrating Financial Reporting data with other data sources, Power BI is[…]