I’ve yet to meet a business person who has discovered Power BI and doesn’t love it. In fact, Microsoft Solutions Architect Carl De Souza even wrote an article about the 10 reasons why he loves Power BI.
Check out the full article above, but Carl starts by saying:
I often get asked the question what’s so good about Power BI. I think the question is more like why do I love Power BI! Many of my clients do not fully understand just what Power BI is and why it is a game changer in business intelligence. Here goes.
Power BI is Microsoft’s new cloud-based Business Intelligence service. It allows anyone to visualize and analyze data for free. Users can connect to data, create reports, and build dashboard on those reports.
Different business intelligence tools over the years have addressed different analysis requirements, but here are the main reasons that TOGETHER make Power BI an extremely compelling solution.
Like Carl, I love Power BI. I think anyone who likes to use Excel for analyzing data would! And I’m passionate about Power BI for Growers because it gives you powerful at-a-glance analytics that can help you make better, faster business decisions. Check out this demo where I further dive in to Power BI for Greenhouse Growers.
Imagine what a Rockstar you’ll be if you utilize Power BI for Growers and bring this report to your weekly team meetings.
Power BI gives Growers accuracy, visibility, and automated reporting. Moreover, it enables accuracy and visibility of up to the minute information so you can react quickly when viruses or other environmental surprises impact inventory.
Sales forecasting, production planning, and customer claim history…these are all areas that help you understand what you should be growing. What if you could instantly connect all of this information with your greenhouse environmental data in real time? In this on-demand webcast, we’ll show you how Power BI for Growers combines historical trends with your knowledge of plant cycles and seasonal shifts in demand to make the most of your space and materials every season.
Oh yeah, and you’ll learn how to leverage Power BI for free.
Industry Manager, Agribusiness, Velosio
Todd Waterman has spent over 17 years in IT for Agribusiness, including at his own consulting firm, and as Chief Administration Officer for EuroAmerican Propogators in California. From start-ups to enterprise-class organizations, his knowledge of the agribusiness ecosystem and products helps Velosio customers maximize ROI on technology investments.
Today, Todd serves Velosio customers in his role as Industry Manager for Agribusiness. Todd is based in sunny California, and received his BA from San Diego State University in San Diego, California.