Microsoft Business Intelligence

4.5 / 5 17 reviews

Average Ratings

17 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 3.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Support
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • IQubz
  • Founded 2007
  • United States

About This Software

Get a 360-degree view of your financial, operational, and marketing functional areas with powerful business intelligence and reporting solutions based on Microsoft Platform: SQL Server Database Engine, SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services (OLAP), SQL Server Reporting Services, PerformancePoint Server, Excel and Excel Services, Reporting and BI for Dynamics GP and Dynamics CRM.


Microsoft Business Intelligence Features

  • Ad hoc Analysis
  • Ad hoc Query
  • Ad Hoc Reports
  • Benchmarking
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Dashboard
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • OLAP
  • Performance Metrics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Profitability Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Trend / Problem Indicators

Microsoft Business Intelligence Reviews

A Growing Tribe of Apps and Visualizations

Dec 14, 2016
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: For an easy self-service business intelligence (BI) tool that is mostly free, Microsoft Power BI continues to expand and gain new features almost monthly. What started as primarily an add-in for the Microsoft ecosystem has now developed into a more fully functional package that ranks at the top of the self-service BI space. For this reason and more, it wins one of our Editors' Choice awards in this self-service BI tool review roundup (the other award goes to competitor Tableau Desktop$999.00 at Tableau Software). There are more than 40 different data sources that can be accessed with Microsoft Power BI, including Hadoop and QuickBooks Online$39.95 at Intuit (through oAuth), Tableau Desktop, Google Analytics, and numerous enterprise data sources.
Microsoft is continually adding new connectors such as ones for MailChimp databases (so you can monitor data and trends about your mailing list campaigns, reports, and individual subscribers). Microsoft also gives you the ability to directly query Structured Query Language (SQL) databases on SQL Server and in the Microsoft Azure cloud as well as Spark-based data sources.