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Any idea how we can used this product  ? do we need to have the Microsoft ERP running in order to make use of that . Please share the best war to study the above product .
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ste5anSenior Developer

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In a nutshell:

It's just PowerView as Saas on the web.
Business Intelligence Developer and Analyst
Top Expert 2015
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PoweBI is cloud tool (Saas) for reporting.

It's independent there no dependency on "Microsoft ERP".
it's used to develop interactive reports and dash board. Which can be easily available to all authorized user over the glob.

If you want to work with PowerBI. You need have Microsoft account (Professional) not personal, means you need to create account using your work email id.

You can simply download power bi desktop tool, which provide you to interact with your local data.
Build data set create report and publish on the cloud. That report will be available to all who are authorized for that.

You can also create a report using cloud link for power bi. You need to login to your PowerBI account, after that you can used data set those are already available to build report. You can create your own dash board and pin different reports on dash board.

You can also view reports on Mobile using powerbi mob application.

Please go through below link. It will provide you clear idea about PowerBI.

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Power-BI-Overview-and-Learning-02730e00-5c8c-4fe4-9d77-46b955b71467

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-basic-concepts/
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I hope we can used our own servers to populate the BI information  ?
Arifhusen AnsariBusiness Intelligence Developer and Analyst
Top Expert 2015

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you can not use on promise set up for powe bi.

but you can use other reporting tools for reporting.
like data zen, excel 2013 also provide some good report visualisation.

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