Microsoft BI Review

An easy and flexible BI solution, but the dashboard could be better


What is our primary use case?

We use it mainly for Qlik Sense. We're using business interests analytics. Everyone from marketing to sales uses it. Microsoft BI is usually used for oversight.

What is most valuable?

Microsoft BI is easy and but not very user-friendly. But you can directly connect it to an Excel file. You can find out how many sites to look at and do it yourself directly. The Microsoft Power BI app is very good. It's also very flexible. 

What needs improvement?

The dashboard could be simplified. The service is currently good, but it could be better. If you compare it to Tableau and Qlik Sense, they are doing much better work. The ability of their dashboards is much better. The technical part is easy in Qlik Sense, where we can do some coding. It isn't easy in Power-BI.

Microsoft BI can be more user-friendly. Scalability is also a challenge for us because it's difficult to handle Power BI's dashboard.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Microsoft BI for the last four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Microsoft BI is a stable solution. We haven't had any issues yet.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's not very scalable because it's difficult to manage the Microsoft BI dashboard.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is very easy.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Their price is good.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this product to potential users. But if they have options, I would recommend one of the others.

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Microsoft BI a six.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

Latest Version
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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