Power BI Premium with High Performance Write-Back

Chris Wade @ Microsoft Power BI Team launched Power BI Premium with XMLA end-point support. Power ON is proud to announce the worlds premiere write-back, goal-seek and what-if scenarios for Power BI Premium, natively to the Microsoft Tabular Engine through the XMLA end-point.   _ _   Power ON’s Visual Planning solution now performs data[…]

Collaborative Analytical Planning (CAP) – The Purposeful Business!

Corporate Innovation – The Future _ –Every so often, corporations face waves of innovation that is difficult and costly to handle. History has shown that corporations who innovate without delay, or companies without anything holding them back like startups, are the ones that navigate these obstacles the best. Just ask Kodak, Blockbuster, Motorola and Nokia[…]

Gantt Chart with Writeback

Modifying GANTT Charts inside Power BI

Power BI continues to Shock and Awe us all, month after month. In the December release of Power BI Desktop, I saw the GANTT chart and we had a use case to update task dates and descriptions on project plans for a client. Background After coming to America 3 years ago and learning DAX through[…]

Game-Changing Planning and Forecasting with Power BI

Q&A/Google – Decomp Tree – Dynamic Measures – Write-Back – Data Point Text Comments Innovation: Power BI keeps innovating. In November 2019 Microsoft released the long awaited Decomposition Tree. This enables companies to analyze, forecast and make predictions to support decision-making inside the organization. Additionally, Visual Planner has since 2015 provided write-back in Power BI.[…]

Build Secure Data Collection Apps in 1-2-3.

Power BI is an amazing reporting and dashboarding solution that everybody is talking about. With Visual Planning/Visual Modeler from Power ON, you can now develop Power BI Apps that is used for data collection. We have created a product sheet for Visual Modeler. Use cases Sales Forecasts, Inventory Management, Salaries and Benefits, Variance Reporting, Assets[…]

State of the Art Report Writer in Power BI

Historically, BI Systems have lacked Financial Report Writers. Not anymore. Power ON’s Financial Report Writer is built around 4 concepts:          Row Definitions Define the lines and calculations in your report. Take advantage of advanced DAX Formulas or client-side calculations          Column Definitions Users can define QTD, YTD, Monthly, Budget vs Actual, Actuals to Current[…]

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[…]

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[…]