Power BI

Power BI Solutions

A data driven culture for Business Intelligence

Power BI Desktop is used to create dashboards, reports and analytics on any business data. It can be fed any amounts of data (only limited by the computing power of your hardware) and be used by tens or thousands. The intelligent analytics can give you insights and trends to your business that can be hard to catch otherwise.

Power BI is free for an individual user. Simply go to PowerBI.com or install it in the Windows 10 App Store.

Top Features of Power BI

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Self-service analytics

The Power BI allows you to have an all-integrated analytics team, and cuts the cost of having different platforms and software.

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Excel Integration

We know that Excel is widely used in business – Power BI has Excel connectors that allow analytics run through your existing Excel files.


Securely share data in Premium

Not only can you share data between Pro users, you can also share your workspace with Free users!

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Machine Learning

Introduced in 2019, you can now create ML models to predict data without the need of a data scientist!

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You can view all your reports and analytics from your mobile device.

Power BI licensing

Microsoft offers discounts to many different categories of businesses and organizations such as people in education, the public sector or a non-profit and these discounts can be quite significant.

The price per user cost means that every person who authors, publishes or uses a report must have a Power BI Pro license. If you work in a large organization, that can add up, so you can upgrade to Power BI Premium. Power BI Premium is a pricing model that allows anybody in your organization to use and interact with reports without being licensed individually.

Power BI Free

Power BI Pro

Power BI Premium


– Self-service and modern BI

– Only accessible for the individual user

– Dedicated cloud compute and storage resources


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– Self-service and modern BI in the cloud

– Collaboration, publishing, sharing, and ad hoc analysis

– Fully managed by Microsoft


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– Enterprise BI, big data analytics, cloud and on-premises reporting

– Advanced administration and deployment controls

– Dedicated cloud compute and storage resources

– Allow any user to consume Power BI content

Power BI with Dolphin Networks

With today’s enterprises shifting towards sustainable digital solutions, data accumulated is extensive and requires intelligent platforms to translate it into actionable information. The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise BI Platforms recognized Microsoft’s Power BI as the leader amongst other BI platforms in 2019. Power BI is a platform which unifies all your company’s data, whether in the cloud or on-premises. Here at Dolphin Networks we leverage Microsoft’s Power BI as our business intelligence platform and provide development services including analytics and reporting.

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What is Power BI?

Power BI is a self-service business intelligence platform that is cloud based. The service provides non-technical users with a tool that they can use to aggregate, analyze, visualize and share data. It allows you to combine data from disparate databases, files, and web services with visual tools that help you understand and fix data quality and formatting issues automatically.

Power BI dashboards provide a 360-degree view for business users with their most important metrics in one place, updated in real time, and available on all their devices. With one click, users can explore the data behind their dashboard using intuitive tools that make finding answers easy.

Features of Power BI

Desktop Power BI

Power BI Desktop puts real-time visual analytics at your fingertips with intuitive report authoring. Drag-and-drop to place content exactly where you want it on the flexible and fluid canvas, with over 20 built-in visuals and a vibrant community of custom visualizations, create stunning reports that communicate your message effectively.  Quickly discover patterns as you explore a single unified view of linked, interactive visualizations.

Power BI Desktop lets you create a collection of queries, data connections, and reports that can easily be shared with others. Power BI Desktop integrates proven Microsoft technologies – the powerful Query engine, data modelling, and visualizations – and works seamlessly with the online Power BI service.

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Microsoft Power BI Mobile

After you have created Power BI reports in Power BI Desktop, and Power BI dashboards in the Power BI service. It’s time to connect to your data anywhere and anytime with the Power BI mobile apps, which enables viewing and interacting with your Power BI dashboards and reports on your mobile device — be it iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, or Apple Watch), Android phone or tablet, or Windows 10 device.

Microsoft Power BI Gateway

With Power BI gateways, you can keep your data fresh by connecting to on-premises data sources. The gateways provide the flexibility you need to meet individual needs, and the needs of your organization.

Benefits of Power BI

  • High value

  • Comprehensive analytics solution

  • Centralized management

  • Global scale

  • Security, governance and compliance

Our Power BI Consultancy

At Dolphin Networks we offer skills and experience for a wide range of Power BI projects varying in size and complexity. We can offer you our expertise and knowledge when it comes to consulting on Power BI projects, offering options for the best way forward for your Business Intelligence project.

We also offer the full project lifecycle from business analysis services, development services through to testing and support to ensure your project is delivered on time and on budget. We also ensure your users are fully trained in understanding how to gain the most benefit from your implementation. With our consultancy service, we can help your business to run more efficiently. For more information, simply contact our team!


Our Power BI Consultants

We have a team of professional and highly skilled business intelligence consultants, who have worked on many different types of projects over the years. From Power BI reporting to data solutions and much more, we have all of your business intelligence needs covered.

We believe in working closely with our clients to ensure we fully understand their business and what they require from the services we offer. Our Microsoft Qualified Business Intelligence consultants can be outsourced to you on a short term or fixed term basis. We can also work at your premises or take projects away to complete at our offices. Having provided Power BI services to many businesses and individuals throughout the UK for many years, we have developed a well-known reputation for the service we provide.

Contact Dolphin Network for Power BI Services

If you’re interested in talking to our Power BI consultant, then all you need to do is contact us by email or fill in our contact form and one of our team will get back to you. Alternatively give us a call and one of our team will be happy to assist with your enquiry right away.

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