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Power BI for Office 365

Power BI for Office 365 is Microsoft's cloud-based business intelligence (BI) solution that works from within Excel and Office 365 to analyze and visualize data in a self-service way. The BI solution is designed to help business users gain insights from their data and, according to Microsoft, includes the following:

- Power Query: Enables customers to easily search and access public data and their organization's data, all within Excel (formerly known as "Data Explorer").

- Power Map: A 3D data visualization tool for mapping, exploring and interacting with geographic and temporal data (formerly known as product codename "Geoflow").

- Power Pivot: For creating and customizing flexible data models within Excel.

- Power View: For creating interactive charts, graphs and other visual representations of data.

Learn more about Power BI for Office 365 on eWeek.







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