Oracle and Power BI Write-Back

   Power ON is now supporting write-back from Power BI directly to an Oracle DB. The Table Editor custom visual has proven to be a powerful solution for companies that are deploying Power BI. Via the Visual Planning WebService, the table editor can now write to any Oracle database. Here is how it works: Create[…]

Write-back Options in Power BI

Early January 2018, Microsoft launched a new custom visual that enables users to enter data in Power BI. Basically, the custom visual opens up a Power Apps solution, checks permission for the end-user, and let end-users add, modify and delete data directly in the SQL Database. Now there are multiple ways to let end-users analyze[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]