Training your team is vital to ensure their skills are up to scratch, as well as ensuring that everything in your business is running as smoothly as possible.
When it comes to Power BI, it is a very powerful system and training your staff members how to utilise it to its full potential is vital to get the best return on the investment you have made in software licences and business time.
Discover here how training your team in Power BI could help your business immensely with a range of productive results.
Benefits of Power BI
Power BI is an extremely useful tool for all types of businesses. Here are three of its top benefits and good reasons to implement it into your company:
- It can access all types of data from a wide range of sources. You can integrate data from Excel spreadsheets, CSV files, SQL databases or Cloud based systems such as Salesforce. No matter what programs you are using, it is a safe bet that Power BI can read this data.
- You can produce informative Reports quickly and integrate them with simple, easy to understand Dashboards.
- Once you’ve produced these Dashboards and Reports it’s easy to securely share these analyses with colleagues and, optionally, people outside the organisation.
Why train your staff?
If you already have Power BI implemented in your company, then to get the best out of it you should seriously consider training your staff in its capabilities:
1. Better Efficiencies
When staff members are properly trained in how to use Power BI and the full extent of its capabilities, this means that processes in the workplace should be far more efficient. With the proper knowledge of how to create dashboards and reports, staff should be able to create these far quicker than before.
Having training sessions is also a great way to find out about shortcuts and hidden gems in Power BI that can significantly reduce the amount of time that you spend on tasks, further streamlining your business.
2. Standardised processes
Once staff members understand how Power BI works, it also means that all processes within the company can become more uniform as everyone should be working to the same standard and level. This will once again ensure that your business and processes are streamlined significantly.
3. Quality dashboard creation
Training will ensure that your staff are constantly creating relevant and correct dashboards and reports. With the knowledge of how to use the program properly and how all the tools work, you can have peace of mind that everything your staff members are creating is correct and a productive use of time.
A good quality dashboard itself has many benefits; see inspirational examples in our blog post here.
4. Problem solving
If staff come across any discrepancies or any problems whilst using Power BI, because they have had the proper training, they should either be able to instantly solve any issues or be able to work out how to fix it.
This will save you precious time and money because staff won’t be trying to fix issues without the right skills and risking causing further problems.
5. Keep up-to-date
If you and your team sign up for regular training programs, this ensures you are kept up-to-date with all of the latest and advancements in the industry. This is of great importance to any company as Power BI updates regularly and is always adding new features that could really benefit your business.
Book a training session
Here at Burningsuit, we are an established and trusted provider of high quality training sessions and specialise in Power BI training. We run both public and private courses regularly.
If you would like to find out more about our courses or to book onto one of courses, give us a call on 0800 0199 746.