Before we understand PowerBI, lets run:

What is BI?

Business intelligence is a technology-driven method which helps you to analyze data and to provide actionable information which helps corporate executives, business managers, and other users to make informed business decisions.

 

What is OBIEE?

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) is a BI tool by Oracle Corporation. It offers standard infrastructure production and delivering enterprise reports, dashboards, scorecards, ad-hoc analysis, and OLAP provides a rich end-user experience.

 

What is QlikView?

Qlikview is a business intelligence tool which is used for converting raw data into knowledge. This software acts like a human brain which works on "association" and can go into any direction to search the answers.

 

What is Scala?

Scala is a statically typed programming language that incorporates functional and object-oriented programming. It primarily targets the JVM platform but can also be used to write software for multiple platforms, including native platforms using Scala-Native and JavaScript runtimes through ScalaJs.

 

What is MicroStrategy?

Micro Strategy is an enterprise BI application software. It supports interactive dashboard, highly detailed reports, ad-hoc query, automated report dispute, and Microsoft Office integration. Micro Strategy also supports mobile BI.

 

What is Cognos software?

IBM's Cognos BI ( Business intelligence) is a web-based reporting and analytic tool. It helps you to perform data aggregation and create user-friendly detailed reports.