Do you wish to empower business users to uncover their own insights over your entire Dynamics 365 organisation data, yet are finding it difficult with your current toolset? Have you ever wanted to easily liberate your Dynamics 365 online data for further analytics?
If so, Data Export Service and Power BI are the obvious tools to leverage in your enterprise.
The Data Export Service is an add-on service available on Microsoft AppSource which enables you to replicate data from a Dynamics 365 online database to an Azure SQL database store in a customer-owned Azure subscription.
Replication of this data to Azure SQL will facilitate:
Power BI is the industry-leading business intelligence application for unifying data to create interactive, immersive dashboards and reports that provide actionable insights and drive business results.
The combination of both services has the potential to be a game changer for business intelligence initiatives, providing the ability to view and analyse a near real-time replicated view of critical business data from the cloud.
The main benefits of embracing this architecture are to: