Although Microsoft has not yet given us an official roadmap for its Power BI offering, I believe it is not beyond the realm of reason to share some educated and uneducated guesses about where the Power BI Designer might fit in.
Philosophically speaking, I have heard two opinions about Microsoft creating a standalone tool that combined all Power BI aspects:
- Data acquisition
- Data transformation
- Sharing and collaboration (maybe???)
On one hand, some pundits state that this is an unwise decision because it devalues a very strong self-service BI message that Microsoft has very successfully relied on before – everybody uses Excel and, therefore, it makes perfect sense just to enhance Excel with additional BI capabilities.
On the other hand, some believe that bundling all plugins in Excel creates a confusing end-user experience, therefore, having everything integrated into one app may enable the team to create a more cohesive…
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