Compare Google Data Studio vs. Microsoft BI

Google Data Studio is ranked 26th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 2 reviews while Microsoft BI which is ranked 2nd in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 32 reviews. Google Data Studio is rated 8.0, while Microsoft BI is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Google Data Studio writes "Valuable features include advanced integrated analysis and easy implementation". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft BI writes "The ability to perform complex business modeling through DAX calculations stands out in a crowd". Google Data Studio is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and Amazon QuickSight, whereas Microsoft BI is most compared with Oracle OBIEE, Tableau and IBM Cognos. See our Google Data Studio vs. Microsoft BI report.
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Pros
The ability to integrate with a great variety of data sources.The ability to design complex data models and equations.Valuable features include advanced integrated analysis and easy implementation.

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There was a lot of manual work involved with Excel, whereas once we moved on to Microsoft Power BI, it was a cleaner dashboard and it was faster too.The uploading of information is very easy, as you just use an Excel sheet to start work right away and obtain the benefits of Power BI.Because this solution is very easy, and very visual, you can have results in minutes.It is a good platform for data analysis, organization, and all of the other interim performances that are necessary.Tech support is very helpful.My primary use is for view of the dashboard.It ingegrates nicely with Office 365.It is a powerful tool that helps our data analysis processes.

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Cons
Insisting on forums, blogs and community outreach in communications, and posting videos on an established calendar would be useful.Panels are not as easy to use as other data extraction UIs.It's not yet a replacement for a complete BI tool.

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I think because I'm moving more into RPA, I'd definitely like to see integration across the RPA, Power BI, or Tableau platforms, because that integration could then make automation and mundane reporting much faster.I would like to see the product offer more graphics to impact different audiences.I would like to see a feature that connects with a Machine Learning platform like a RapidMiner or Azure Machine Learning Studio. It would be great to have a Machine Learning application link to connect.It could have more of a hold on big data. Manipulating big data on this solution complicates things. This needs to be improved.We did have some issues building the Microsoft blog.Powerpoints are not available in the report server.The report server feature is quite limited.It would be nice to use other connectors to link with the data.

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I very much recommend the free trial mode.It is reasonably priced.No comment on pricing.It is a cheap solution for our needs.No comment.It is free.It is part of our Office 365 license.The costs are small and the benefits are high.

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11,952
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10,056
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Average Words per Review
165
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8.0
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89,783
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42,339
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33
Average Words per Review
347
Avg. Rating
8.2
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
Data StudioSSRS, SSAS, MSBI, MS BI, MS Reporting Services, Power BI, Microsoft BI Tools, Microsoft Big Data, Power BI Pro
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Overview

Google Data Studio (beta) turns your data into informative dashboards and reports that are easy to read, easy to share, and fully customizable. Dashboarding allows you to tell great data stories to support better business decisions.

Microsoft BI is a business intelligence solution that turns data into insightful and useful business information that is relevant to all levels of the business.

Microsoft BI combines familiar Microsoft tools - Office, SharePoint, and SQL server, with extra features for end-users, such as Power View and Power Pivot. This powerful product gives businesses a competitive advantage by allowing end-users to better analyze their data, collaborate and better present their data.

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Sample Customers
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Konica Minolta, Klout, Mahindra Satyam, The Weather Channel, Argus, Credit Suisse, NCR, and Sysmex.
Top Industries
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm17%
Energy/Utilities Company17%
Manufacturing Company13%
Government8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm23%
Healthcare Company11%
Government6%
Comms Service Provider6%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise55%
Find out what your peers are saying about Google Data Studio vs. Microsoft BI and other solutions. Updated: July 2019.
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