Avanade and Power ON

at Microsoft Business Application Summit In today’s blogpost Ed Bobrin, Avanade Executive & Global Lead of Data & AI Center of Excellence, shares his experiences from the Microsoft Business Application Summit 2019. Along with all the AI and Machine Learning solutions that were launched, Ed discusses our Strategic Partnership and Power On’s place in the[…]

Oracle Essbase Hyperion–Writeback in Power BI

Instead of SmartView – Use Power BI Oracle Essbase – Hyperion is holding a 31% market share of a $2.4Bn market for CPM applications according to AppsRunTheWorld. The report is from 2017. Gartner has since then given up using the term CPM as companies are looking to combine BI, Budgeting and Planning in tools like[…]

The New Speed of Business

   Leading Fortune 500 companies are moving forecasting and planning processes to Power BI. Why? Because now they can! Power BI is gaining adoption quickly, and Power ON’s Visual Planning is adding features no other BI solution offers. Power ON’s Visual Planning makes companies monitor and project business performance for the new fast pacing business[…]

Automate Restore from PBID to SSAS Azure

SSAS Tabular in Azure is gaining widespread adoption in the Power BI community. The best way to currently develop a model for SSAS Azure Tabular is one of two ways: Use SQL Server Data Tools and Visual Studio to deploy the model to Azure. Use the Azure Console to import a Power BI Desktop model[…]

Planning Process and Solutions are in Transition

Budget Once – Forecast Forever Power BI provides unparalleled ability to analyze your data, uncover potentials and reveal problems. Exactly what you need when creating budgets or doing forecasting. Why is it that traditional BI solutions do not have forecasting capabilities, except IBM Planning Analytics? IBM just combined Cognos and Watson to enable customers to[…]

Power Update – From Power BI Desktop to SQL Server

Industrial Strength Data Transfer from Power BI Desktop to SQL Server Power ON is adding support to transfer the data from a Power BI Desktop data model to any version of SQL Server, including Azure, in Power Update. To learn more about Power Update you can read in Power Pivot Pro’s blog. In order to[…]

Visual Planning for Power BI on both Cloud and On-Premises

Microsoft just made available today, what is expected to be the final preview of Power BI Report Server before launch. ”When you buy Power BI Premium, your subscription includes capacity in the cloud for the Power BI service as well as a license to run Power BI Report Server in your own on-premises capacity. If[…]

Full Cycle Corporate Performance Management in Power BI

Power On Apps built by Centida.  Driver-based Revenue Planning With driver-based Revenue Planning, users can login to Power BI, enter and modify metrics that drives their business. When users save their modifications with ‘Save Changes’, all metrics in the model is recalculated on the fly, and all Power BI visuals are updated instantly. The slicers[…]

CPM Comparison Matrix

The business landscape is changing more frequently, and so does the need for corporate performance management. Major software vendors have realized this, and built a brand-new suite of products that helps corporations track and plan important corporate information. FSN released a white paper, concluding that decision makers that utilize operational data, are more likely to[…]

Visual Planning – Why and How?

Power BI – Visual Planning* Innovates and Disrupts Traditional Corporate Planning Processes! There is a new way to do Corporate Planning. Businesses are currently wasting time and resources on intricate budget processes. No more. With Power BI and Visual Planning, users take advantage of an easy to use and app-like interface, powerful predictive analytics, and[…]