The Power BI suite contains multiple device user interfaces, data connectors, and visualisation services – Power BI desktop, Power BI service based on SaaS, and mobile Power BI apps available for different platforms. These three elements—Power BI Desktop, the service, and the mobile apps—are designed to let people create, share, and consume business insights in the way that serves them, or their role, most effectively.
Power BI Desktop can be used to create reports, and then publish those reports to the Power BI service, where others can view them. If you have an idea for a new visual. You can build it yourself and share it with others. Each element of Power BI can be used at different times, depending on your goal or task assigned to you in each project. Power BI is very flexible and compelling. One can use Power BI Desktop to create reports regarding customer engagement statistics and use Power BI service to view inventory and manufacturing progress in a real-time dashboard.