Microsoft Power BI is a data visualization platform with tools that can help you quickly visualize data and share reports. You can share all your content by publishing it to the Power BI web dashboard.
Among the characteristics that make Microsoft Power BI some of the best visualization software, here’s what caught our attention the most:
These reports are a combination of different dashboards connected by the same topic. This feature gives you better insight into meaningful data, and you can share the reports with other users.
Customizable and Shareable Dashboards
The dashboards in Microsoft Power BI are a combination of multiple visualizations, which you can share and print.
The Navigation Pane
The navigation pane contains dashboards, datasets, and reports; users can easily navigate through all of them with this feature.
One thing that differentiates the top data visualization tools from their competitors is detailed and eye-catching visualizations. Microsoft Power BI offers a wide range of them, including stacked column charts, pie charts, maps, funnel charts, area charts, and much more.
Vast Data-Source Library
This software has a ‘Get data’ feature, granting you access to sources such as Excel, PDF, Oracle, SQL Server, Power BI datasets, etc.
This data visualization software comes in three versions: Power BI Pro, Power BI Premium per user, and Power BI Premium per capacity.
- Power BI Pro – $9.99 per user, per month. This plan would allow you to share and publish reports with a model-size limit of 1 GB with eight data refreshes on a daily level. It also includes a mobile app.
- Power BI Premium (per user) – $20 per user per month. This option comes with a 100 GB model-size limit, as well as 48 daily refreshes, paginated reports, and some additional artificial intelligence features.
- Power BI Premium (per capacity) – starts at $4,995 a month. On-premise reporting and multi-location deployment management should be a part of all advanced data visualization tools, and this pricing plan includes them. You will also get a 400 GB model-size limit.
Microsoft Power BI has a great support community, an online database with various guides, and an FAQ section. In case you wish to contact them directly, there is an option to submit a support ticket.