If you’re new to the Power BI ecosystem, it can be a bit confusing to understand what all the different parts are, not made easier by the way that Microsoft presents it on the website. Basically though, they can be broken down into two main categories – the software component and the payment component.
This is a common question that we’re asked. If we already have Excel for reporting, and it’s currently getting the job done, why should we use Power BI? Or if we want to use Power BI, what processes should we switch over?