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Microsoft is recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms–for 12 consecutive years

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Power BI is a business analytics service that delivers insights to enable fast, informed decisions.

  • Transform data into stunning visuals and share them with colleagues on any device.
  • Visually explore and analyze data—on-premises and in the cloud—all in one view.
  • Collaborate on and share customized dashboards and interactive reports.
  • Scale across your organization with built-in governance and security.
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For analysts

Quickly go from data to insight to action. Connect to hundreds of sources, prep data with ease, and create beautiful reports, all in minutes.

For IT

Simplify management, achieve compliance, and keep data secure while giving people access to the insights they need.

For developers

Bring your apps to life with data. Easily embed interactive data visuals and deliver compelling reports—with high fidelity, on any device.

Organizations worldwide are using Power BI

With Power BI, we can very quickly connect to a wide range of data sources with very little effort and use this data to run Heathrow more smoothly than ever before.

Stuart Birrell, Chief Information Officer

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Heathrow Airport delivers airport calm with the help of Power BI.

With Power BI, we were able to see where we were significantly behind the regional trend, focus on the problem, and create a solution.

Matt Craig, Regional Vice President–Eastern Region

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Top supermarket chain gains insight and boosts profitability with Power BI.

Using Microsoft BI and analytics tools helps us make better decisions and save more children’s lives.

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Discover what the industry says about Power BI

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For 12 years in a row, Microsoft has been recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms.

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Power BI wins Editors’ Choice in the PCMag.com self-service BI tool review roundup for the second consecutive year.

Meet the Microsoft Power platform

Turn insights into action when you combine PowerApps, Power BI, and Microsoft Flow. One seamlessly connected platform that empowers everyone to innovate.

Power BI

Visualize data through interactive, real-time dashboards and analytics that generate actionable insights.

PowerApps

Build apps in hours—not months—that easily connect to data, use Excel-like expressions to add logic, and run on the web, iOS, and Android devices.

Microsoft Flow

Include powerful workflow automation directly in your app with a no-code approach that connects to hundreds of popular apps and services.

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