Refresh PowerPivot workbooks automatically Turn Power Query into an ETL service! Mobility: Work with your data anywhere, on any device using WebAccess Productivity: Boost your productivity with Top-down planning, and Goal-seeking Low cost, High ROI: Low start-up costs, free PowerPivot and SQL Server Express as Database backend Transparency: Use a single Database instead of many Excels Synchronize changes in PowerPivot Simplicity: Self-service BI, based on Excel No need for extensive IT training

Welcome to PowerPlanner, the new Self-Service BI Planning tool

to simplify the Excel jungle.

We bring the the power of the latest reporting / planning technologies to your friendly Excel environment. Get enterprise-level BI services without investing a fortune in infrastructure and IT consulting, using PowerPlanner. Learn More


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New! Power Update – Power BI Desktop

Happy 2017! We are now introducing a new way to get fresh data in your Power BI Desktop Workbooks, and publish them to a Workspace in Power BI Service!!! Today we are announcing: Power BI Desktop refresh with Direct Access to Data Model Support for Power BI Workspaces or Groups in Power Update In versions[...]


Time to move beyond accounting data

On the same day we launched Visual Planning for Power BI, FSN – “The Modern Finance Forum”, launched a survey that concluded that organizations not tied only to Financial Data, but included more non-financial/operation/forecasting data are performing better. Not shocking really. Power BI is here to help finance and operations make better decisions. “Organizations that[...]


Consolidation and Inter-Company Reconciliation with Excel or Power Planner

If you want to move away form your current over-priced, outdated CPM solutions, Power BI and Power Pivot is here to help. Additionally if you add Power Planner to the mix, you can enable the Corporate Performance Management data in a completely different light: Powered by: Step 1: Create a data model: (No Worries, it’s[...]


Corporate Performance Management(CPM) + Business Intelligence(BI) = True

History For many years the CPM Team (Finance) and BI Team(Operations) has had a tug of war over what data is the best measurement for sales, cost of goods and expenditures. By nature, Finance and Operations are focused on measuring different metrics, but does the data sources have to be different? The answer has been[...]


Power ON announces support for Drag and Drop in Power BI

At the PASS BA conference in May, Power ON launched Drag and Drop visuals for Power BI on a Surface Tablet. Click on the video to see it in action. Click to see the video:


Some good press about Power Planner

In Paul Turley’s blog post   PowerON BI – Write-back to Power BI and SSAS tabular for forecasting and planning I’ve used the Power Update tool from Power On in the past.  When I saw the Power Planner demonstrated, the simplicity and ease-of-use just knocked my socks off.   The ability to write-back forecast data and[...]


Power Planner–Visual Planning–Power BI

Power Planner is the first CPM suite for Power BI. More users are getting used to using touchscreens, and Power Planner now introduces Visual Planning. Just use your hand or mouse, and just drag any datapoint to the target value.


From Hyperion Planning or Hyperion Financial Management to Power BI

If you are using Hyperion Financial Management or Hyperion Planning there is now a simple way to become the Finance Superstar. Hyperion can do all the groundwork with consolidation, integrate with your ERP, and currency conversion, but when it comes to visualizing data, or integrating Financial Reporting data with other data sources, Power BI is[...]


Microsoft Features Power Update at Gartner BI Summit

This week’s Gartner BI and Analytics Summit started off with and interesting bake-off between Tableau, Qlik, Microstrategy and Power BI from Microsoft. Microsoft took an approach by showing March Madness statistics and providing tools to build your best bracket. Power Update from Power ON was presented as an integral part of the Power BI solution,[...]


Introducing: Power BI Visual Planning