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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

I like the ease of use in Power BI. The system is cloud based, and that helps with the ease of use....

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We build a lot of dashboards here. We used to get asked a number of queries a day before we had...

Jul 2020
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Manager

Implementation and Training

The Power BI implementation was big, and the training was pretty expensive. We had to do in-house...

Jun 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

With Power BI, we are always on the most recent version because it automatically updates on its own....

Jun 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

Using Power BI has been pretty successful. The system is a central place where we can get any...

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We have a competitor’s system that has some integration capabilities within our EMR, and I don’t...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

I don’t know how well Microsoft has supported us regarding the COVID-19 crisis. We are small...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

Power BI is extremely flexible. In some ways, Microsoft has released a product that is kind of like...

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

With Power BI, the vendor responding to COVID-19 wasn't really applicable. There was no new...

Jun 2020
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Director

Future Outlook

In the last couple of years, we have gone in a good direction with Power BI. Our transition to Power...

Jun 2020
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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

The vendor doesn't really make any promises. Power BI is just a tool, and we don't pay attention to...

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI sits right on our database, and we can set up a link and hit our tables directly.

Jun 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

Power BI is giving us tangible insights that should be driving change. The system doesn't...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

If someone is considering Power BI and is going the Microsoft 365 route, it is almost stupid not to...

Jun 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI is pretty seamless. We havent had any issues with it.

May 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations & Comments

The training from the vendor is minimal. Microsoft does offer classes, but they are pretty high...

May 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Future Outlook

The only thing that keeps me from rating Power BI’s ease of use higher is the processing speed. But...

May 2020
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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

I like where Microsoft is going. They are disrupting the market with the product's price. It almost...

Dec 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Microsoft has a slick product. They have added some very user-friendly tools and interfaces....

Dec 2019
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Director

Interfacing and Integration

Microsoft is killing it right now with all of their product lines. Integration seems to be one of...

Dec 2019
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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

We have regular meetings with Microsoft, and the product is dirt cheap for all the functionality we...

Dec 2019
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

We didn’t use Microsoft’s implementation services for PowerBI, but the product was still very easy...

Dec 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

I am very impressed with Power BI. We are moving quite a bit of our things to Microsoft Azure. We...

Dec 2019
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Director

Interfacing and Integration

I don’t like the visualizations with other products that we use nearly as much as I like those in...

Dec 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI is much more intuitive than some of the other tools that we use. Most people can navigate...

Dec 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

This tool allows us to put a large amount of data into Power BI and create custom dashboards and...

Nov 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI displays a lot of data, and we can add things together. All of the data that is in Power BI...

Nov 2019
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

With some of the new technology that we have, we haven't been using Power BI for a while. There...

Nov 2019
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Director

Lessons Learned

For people looking at Power BI, I would say that being good with getting data in the system and...

Nov 2019
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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

Training was really bad, and the system was expensive.

Nov 2019
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CMIO

Functionality and Upgrades

I think Power BI runs faster and refreshes faster than a similar tool from a different vendor....

Nov 2019
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CMIO

Functionality and Upgrades

A different vendor in the space is ahead of Microsoft in terms of the robustness of their tool set....

Nov 2019
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CMIO

Functionality and Upgrades

The developer user interface is really weird. On the right-hand side of the screen, there are...

Nov 2019
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CMIO

Functionality and Upgrades

Overall, we are satisfied with the direction in which Microsoft is heading. They are a little bit...

Nov 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

This solution is very easy to use. It has everything that we need, including graphs and charts. We...

Oct 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

This solution does not require a lot of training. Our clinicians and our users really love this...

Oct 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI is really good because it keeps improving. We use it for a lot of reasons. The vendor’s...

Oct 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations & Comments

Power BI is working pretty well for us. The major issue with the system is that we can’t connect...

Oct 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI has a lot of widgets that we can pull in, and we can make them fairly quickly. The vendor...

Oct 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI makes certain widgets that don’t have control charts in their graphing. Control charts are...

Oct 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We look at different kinds of dashboards from Power BI. We have certain dashboards that are for...

Oct 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI has good analytic dashboards. We can change the date range or anything else in the layout...

Oct 2019
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

Power BI is widely deployed amongst areas that have a reason to use it. We are doing analytics in...

Oct 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI makes wonderful visualizations of data. Every time we show people the dashboard, they think...

Oct 2019
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COO

Service and Support

The support we get for the system is good, but we pay for it. That is the main reason the vendor is...

Oct 2019
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COO

Interfacing and Integration

Data integration of non-SQL data is not the system’s strength. We have a hard time trying to...

Oct 2019
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COO

Implementation and Training

Training for the system is terrible. The vendor doesn’t do any training. That isn’t in their...

Oct 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

We are delivering through the system. The tool is pretty inexpensive at the moment.

Oct 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

Once users figure out how to store data in Power BI, and once that data is clean and functional,...

Oct 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

We are kind of dipping our toes into the predictive-analytics water, and there is actually new...

Oct 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

We do have some skill in using Power BI; the functionality is relatively robust. The tool has good...

Oct 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI is a great visualization tool. We put the time and energy into Power BI and got very...

Sep 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Future Outlook

Power BI is a part of our long-term plans. We think we will be sticking with Microsoft.

Sep 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

Honestly, the training for Power BI is nonexistent. We are self-taught. Microsoft doesn’t make a ton...

Sep 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

I like what Power BI does. Visually, Power BI is a lot better than other systems. The system is...

Sep 2019
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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

I like that Power BI is easy to use. We can publish dashboards, and people can do some of their own...

Aug 2019
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CIO

Relationship

Microsoft executives have been involved as we have been planning new initiatives, and that is what I...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Relationship

There needs to be more input at the clinic level regarding what needs to happen with Power BI. In...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI is very different in what it offers. It has charts and graphs, and we can slice and dice...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Service and Support

I don’t know what is new with Power BI, but I don’t have any needs outside of what Microsoft is...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

We have a high volume of requests for various types of reporting and programming needs, so we are...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Technology

Power BI is very much SQL visualized. The product is a GUI for SQL. There are some instances where...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI is really easy and almost fun to use. We can pull different data sources together and start...

Aug 2019
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

One of the things that I wish we could do is go to the premium service and have everything in the...

Aug 2019
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The Power BI integration was a bit of a hurdle to get through. What we are doing right now is...

Aug 2019
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

I like how user friendly Power BI is with Office 365. Microsoft has done any type of integration...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

I would love to see Microsoft make the machine-learning and predictive-analytics pieces more...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Relationship

Microsoft's executive involvement is nonexistent. We do have a Microsoft representative who helps us...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI has an incredible interface for building charts quickly. I can make a map, a time lapse, or...

Aug 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

Microsoft does not have a very good small-business licensing scheme. When I called and tried to...

Aug 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

After our last version update, we had issues with Power BI. Microsoft seems to have a new version...

Aug 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

I am really intrigued with Power BI. I like the fact that we can link documents and display them in...

Aug 2019
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

We have had to figure out Power BI ourselves. It was promoted to us internally as being user...

Aug 2019
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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

Power BI is great. It does reporting. My only suggestion for the vendor is to create a usage-rate...

May 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

I recently switched over to Power BI. It is probably the main tool that I have been using as of...

May 2019
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COO

Implementation and Training

With Power BI, implementing things is a little challenging because the system is just a download. We...

May 2019
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COO

Other Observations & Comments

The vendor doesn't really offer training for Power BI unless we pay to go out and do some extra...

May 2019
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COO

Technology

I wish Power BI used a more standard language for creating formulas. The software is missing some things....

May 2019
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COO

Technology

The vendor isn't always clear about what the updates include, and I don't see a lot of changes. I...

May 2019
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COO

Relationship

Microsoft's executive involvement is not good. They don't know anything about us. We are just a drop...

May 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

I have been able to take the product and transform the way that I present data to my providers. That...

May 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

I wish we had more flexibility with Power BI in terms of sharing reports for read-only purposes. One...

May 2019
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

I am still learning the tool, and people have to have a little bit more of an analytic mind to be...

May 2019
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COO

Sales and Contracting

Everything we pay is included in the subscriptions. The vendor offers add-ons and different levels...

May 2019