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  • 1.  Financial Performance Drivers in Power BI #12DaysofVena

    Posted 12-16-2022 16:20
    Today, many analysts and FP&A practitioners possess a working knowledge of data visualization tools like Power BI to complement their Excel skillsets. Coupled with state-of-the-art planning solutions like Vena, finance professionals have access to a comprehensive suite of tools to efficiently and accurately create budgets, plans, forecasts, and answer critical business questions.

    With the visual elegance of Power BI, leaders across the business can quickly and intuitively glean financial performance metrics, trends, and forecasts, all while accessing intelligent insights into underlying performance drivers. Armed with the knowledge of not just what happened, but why it happened, decision makers are more efficient and proactive. The results speak for themselves: more effective workflows, reduced human error, and fewer unintended consequences.

    Check out our latest Power BI tips and tricks video, making diagnostic analytics accessible to business users without a steep learning curve:

    Of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to supercharging FP&A with the dynamic duo of Vena and Power BI. Feel free to reach out with more questions, ideas, and suggestions, or check out our website at Astral Insights - Make Tomorrow's Decisions Today

    Your Turn - Let's Continue the Discussion!

    After watching the video, what challenges that could be solved with Power BI come to mind?
    What additional features and functionality would be most helpful to make your day-to-day role easier and more efficient?
    How would you leverage these features in your teams if you were to begin tomorrow?
    Did you notice any drawbacks or limitations to this approach?

    Chris Andrassy
    Astral Insights

  • 2.  RE: Financial Performance Drivers in Power BI #12DaysofVena

    Posted 12-19-2022 14:18
    Thanks for sharing, great example of analyzing your revenue using Vena with Power BI Embedded, quickly uncovering what is causing revenue fluctuations down to identifying what dimension it was. Appreciate the video and the walk through!

    Nicole Diceman
    Vena Solutions