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Microsoft Power BI for Office 365

Microsoft Power BI for Office 365

Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 is a Microsoft Corporation data visualization tool that integrates directly with Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Power BI users can query data from Excel and other sources, create data models, build reports and explore geospatial, three-dimensional data maps.

Background:
Founders: Bill Gates and Paul Allen
CEO: Satya Nadella
Timeline:
1975: Microsoft founded
1982: Multiplan, Microsoft’s original spreadsheet program, released
1985: Excel 1.0 released
1987: Excel 2.0, the first Windows compatible version of the program, released
1993: Excel 5.0 released
2013: Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 released for limited preview
2014: Complete version of Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 released

Microsoft Corporation has its headquarters in Redmond, Washington, USA. The company has hundreds of offices all over the world.