What is Power BI?
Power BI is a unified, scalable platform for self-service and enterprise business intelligence (BI). Connect to and visualise any data, and seamlessly infuse the visuals into the apps you use every day.
Create amazing data experiences
Easily connect to, model, and visualise your data, creating memorable reports personalised with your KPIs and brand. Get fast, AI-powered answers to your business questions—even when asking with conversational language.
Gain insight from your largest BI deployments
Make the most of your big data investments by connecting to all your data sources with the scale to analyse, share, and promote insights across your organisation while maintaining data accuracy, consistency, and security.
Make decisions with confidence
Work together easily on the same data, collaborate on reports, and share insights across popular Microsoft Office applications such as Microsoft Teams and Excel. Empower everyone in your organisation to quickly make data-driven decisions that drive strategic actions.
End-to-end data protection
Better protect your data across Power BI reports, dashboards, and datasets. Persistent protection keeps working even when shared outside your organisation or exported to other formats such as Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF.
Extensive data connectors
Get a complete picture for data-driven decision making with a growing library of 500+ free connectors. Connect directly to hundreds of on-premises and cloud data sources such as Dynamics 365, Azure SQL Database, Salesforce, Excel, and SharePoint.
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See how easy it is to create reports, collaborate on dashboards, and share insights—inside and outside your organisation—with user-friendly tools for self-service and enterprise BI.
Microsoft was positioned highest in Ability to Execute and furthest in Completeness of Vision in the April 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms1.
Learn why Microsoft received the highest score of any supplier in the strategy category in The Forrester Wave™: Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2023.
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Share and collaborate
Use Power BI in the cloud for easy report sharing and collaboration through professional and premium versions.
Work on the go
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1Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms, Kurt Schlegel, Julian Sun, and 8 more, 5 April 2023. Gartner is a registered trademark and service mark and Magic Quadrant is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved. Gartner does not endorse any supplier, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those suppliers with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organisation and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.