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[…]

Visual Planning Webinar with Pragmatic Works

   Please view the webinar we developed together with our strategic partner, Pragmatic Works.Per Solli presents write-back in Power BI with Matrix, Table Editor, Workflow, full Security Models, Commenting and Sub-Reporting and Pop-Up. Visual Planning is turning Power BI into a fully fledged Planning solution for the Enterprise. Corporate Performance Management in a new dimension.[…]

Power BI on LOCALHOST

SERIOUSLY. Power BI now runs stand-alone on a laptop. Power ON’s Integrated Business Suite is running on localhost, disconnected from the internet. What this means for business users is that Power BI can run inside the corporate Firewall. “You will also be able to confidently scale to thousands of users, because Power BI Report Server[…]

Centida

Centida is a strategic partner for Power ON when it comes to implementing complex operational and financial planning and  reporting with Visual Planning from Power On. Centida has experience with big data deployments, business intelligence, advanced business and visual analytics.  Centida’s award winning approach and deep experience from Enterprise Deployments ensures quality with  financial modeling[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Actual vs Budget Analysis in Power BI

In January 2017, Microsoft had a blog post about which visuals were better for displaying Actual versus Budget or Forecast variances.  If you liked that post you will love what Power BI – Visual Planning can do for you: Update your Forecast or Budget numbers on the fly right in PowerBI!   How is the[…]

Some good press about Power Planner

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[…]