3 Ways Power BI Report Scheduling Can Revolutionize Your Business Intelligence
by Christian Ofori-Boateng on May 13, 2018 7:56:00 AM
Power BI report scheduling gives you the power to overcome your most significant BI problems. If you find yourself wasting precious resources on repeating flawed reports, or finished reports do not reach end users fast enough, scheduling will help. This practical set of solutions allows BI reporting software to do what it was designed to do better and quicker.
The value of business intelligence reports relies on speed just as much as accuracy. A detailed report that suffers multiple delays just isn’t as useful as a report that reveals crucial changes as they develop. Traditional BI models slow down report creation and report delivery. By the time insights reach the end user, they typically lose much of their potency.
Power BI report scheduling through products like PBRS reinvents the work that supports business intelligence. They reduce the overall burden of work your employees must provide in order to generate BI insights. Scheduling allows one day’s work to continue delivering results indefinitely. Event triggers add to your business’s efficiency by ensuring you know the latest changes in KPIs without babysitting your data sets.
As clever and talented as humans can be, we are also fallible. No matter how careful you are, or how well trained your staff may be, accidents happen. That’s why so many major data leaks and breaches stem from employee error. Mistakes in business intelligence information typically stem from human mistakes, too.
Microsoft Power BI report scheduling prevents both of these losses by removing opportunities for human error. If you only have to perform a task once, you can spend more time double checking your work, ensuring the information will go to the right recipients, and that you have appropriate security measures in place. It’s much easier to run multiple copies of the same report to facilitate recipients with different security clearances, too. Repeated labor if mind-numbing. Scheduling lets you do the task right the first time and avoid costly mistakes down the road.
3. Powerful BI Performance
Business intelligence tools work best when you use them more often. This gives you a better view of your business operations so you can understand the nuances that go into shaping profit margins, losses, and shifting KPIs. The more information at your disposal, the better your decisions turn out. Scheduling helps you get more done in less time. This means you are free to run more reports to clarify minor problems. It also gives you valuable development time. After all, business intelligence reports mean nothing if they do not feed into a broader decision-making process. Saving labor hours gives you more time to create detailed plans supported by more data.
Everyone wants to save resources and develop more efficient business practices. Using a scheduling tool will help you do more and spend less. You’ll never know your business’s potential unless you force it into its best shape, and streamlining BI procedures is the fastest way to do that.
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