When building a Power BI report, it's important to take screen space into consideration. You don't want an overcrowded report canvas that makes it tough for your decision makers to find the actionable insights they need to make their decisions.
Microsoft has provided a free, downloadable or embeddable, Power BI Report sample using COVID-19 data for the US. This report can be used as is, or customized to leverage the COVID-19 data and report capabilities to compare to your regular business data.
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Microsoft has just released the release notes for Dynamics 365, the Power Platform and Industry Accelerators. You can expect these features to start rolling out in preview in the coming months, and being generally available sometime this fall/winter. For those who don't know, industry accelerators are free app "accelerators," or features specific to an industry that are provided by Microsoft. It can get you up and running quickly with a functioning application with no configuration or development required.
The Power Platform Spring 2020 Release notes are here, and they are full of new and exciting features that will enhance usability, efficiency, and integration with a variety of software and devices. Some of these features are not available yet. If you need the most up-to-date information, please refer to the Microsoft Release Notes.
You can find the release notes at this link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/april19/
Dynamics 365 is a great tool on which to build any of your business applications. Buying a license will spin up an instance already configured with Sales, Customer Service, Field Service and Project Management modules. They all have the standard Dynamics dashboards and reports. But how do you know when you need to customize those reports, or better yet, upgrade your reporting to Power BI?
I’m going to keep this introduction short and sweet. If you are making the decision between Dynamics 365 and another software or are wondering how to leverage Dynamics 365 and the other Microsoft productivity tools, it is a no-brainer to use the integration between Office 365 and Dynamics 365. Here’s why:
Integrating your Power BI Dashboard into Dynamics 365 is a simple process but one that can save time and add tremendous value to your projects! In this blog I will walk through how to put an already existing Power BI Dashboard into Dynamics 365, but if you would like help creating the dashboard, get in touch with me at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment below!
Everyone has data to worry about, but what good is it if you can’t put the information to good use?
Businesses are starting to come to terms with that question. Harnessing fast, accurate business intelligence is essential today, the kind you can’t get simply by staring at pivot tables on a spreadsheet, and Power BI is one way to help you get there.
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Working at Aerie Consulting, a Microsoft Partner, I have had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients and almost all have asked in some fashion or other: What is the best project management tool?