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[…]

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If you want to move away form your current over-priced, outdated CPM solutions, Power BI and Power Pivot is here to help.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