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[…]

Consolidation and Inter-Company Reconciliation with Excel or Power Planner

If you want to move away form your current over-priced, outdated CPM solutions, Power BI and Power Pivot is here to help.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[…]

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[…]

From Hyperion Planning or Hyperion Financial Management to Power BI

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[…]

Microsoft Features Power Update at Gartner BI Summit

This week’s Gartner BI and Analytics Summit started off with and interesting bake-off between Tableau, Qlik, Microstrategy and Power BI from Microsoft. Microsoft took an approach by showing March Madness statistics and providing tools to build your best bracket. Power Update from Power ON was presented as an integral part of the Power BI solution,[…]