Microsoft at Microsoft Data Insight Summit announced that it has crossed the threshold of 5 million Power BI subscribers. The Data Insights Summit is the inaugural Power BI and Excel user conference, pairing users and Microsoft's Power BI and Excel product development teams in attendance.
The BI and analytics platform market's multiyear shift from IT-led enterprise reporting to business-led self-service analytics has passed the tipping point. Most new buying is of modern, business-user-centric platforms forcing a new market perspective, significantly reordering the vendor landscape.
Deeper integration with Excel, and a Power BI publisher for Excel.
Intelligent data exploration.