Microsoft Power BI vs. Sisu

Microsoft Power BI can visualize “what” is changing, but it’s not built for fast, detailed explanations of how underlying changes in the data impact your critical metrics.

Sisu’s decision intelligence engine accelerates data exploration, automatically analyzing every possible factor in your data to surface the key drivers impacting your metrics — in seconds.
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Sisu and Microsoft Power BI at a glance
When a Power BI visualization is not enough to identify the factors that matter in time to act, analysts use Sisu to accelerate data exploration, quickly see the full picture, and focus their attention to make confident, timely recommendations. Use Sisu alone or to augment your Power BI dashboards.
General BI
Visualizations of high-level trends
Detect outliers or variations in the data
Team annotation and/or collaboration
Augmented data exploration
Eliminate manual exploration and test the impact of millions of possible combinations of dimensions in seconds
Automatically surface the most actionable factors using impact-based ranking and relevance
Advanced query tools including comprehensive group comparison and sequence analysis
Compare fixed time windows or dynamic time periods
Quickly filter and drill-down on any dimension in the data, and contextualize results in one-click
Automated featurization of natural language text to extract the most impactful words and phrases
Data preparation
SQL Editor to create ad hoc views of data
CSV uploads directly to the UI
Connect to live cloud data sources
Technology architected to work with large, highly dimensional datasets
Enterprise readiness
Access Control: Role-based access controls, SSO
Meets the guidelines for cloud data security: SOC 2 Type II, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and GDPR compliance

Why analysts rely on Sisu to accelerate complex data analysis

Fast answers from cloud-scale data
With Power BI you’re limited to small, narrow datasets, but Sisu connects directly to the data warehouse and uses all your data to analyze millions of hypotheses and find the key drivers impacting your KPIs, in seconds.
Clear, confident, and actionable recommendations
Power BI’s high-level visualizations require you to know what you want to illustrate. Sisu focuses analysts' attention on what matters now, showing a full picture of the key factors driving changes in your data.
Make a measurable impact
Sisu automates the rote parts of data exploration, eliminates the data prep needed to work with BI tools, and gives analysts time to answer more questions, go deeper, and deliver important insights.

How Sisu improves your analytics workflow

A typical analytics workflow

Faster, comprehensive analytics workflow with Sisu