Blue Margin + Power BI

= The Dashboard Effect

How do you create focus and motivation?
                           ... Give 'em a dashboard. 

The Dashboard EffectTM fuels your business the way scoreboards motivate athletes.

Power BI is the simplest, lowest-cost way to put key performance metrics up in lights so everyone, from the CEO down, can focus on the highest-return priorities.



Learn more about our proven process


Blue Margin - The Dashboard Effect

Power BI - The Right Tool for The Dashboard Effect

It's Quick

Power BI Expert

It's Quick

In one sitting, you'll bring your data to life and gain actionable insights.

It's Powerful

Power BI Expert

It's Powerful

Per Gartner and Forrester, Power BI is the most capable BI platform on the market.

It's Accessible

BI Expert

It's Accessible

Connect to any data source and access your dashboards from any device.

It's Affordable

Power BI Expert

It's Affordable

For the price of email, Power BI is so affordable every employee can be in the game.

Power BI Dashboards

Planning and Design

All the behind-the-scenes work - data architecture, business requirements, and dashboard design.

Power BI and Data Architecture Consulting

Proof of Concept

Quickly crystalize your dashboard ideas, and create excitement among your team.

Power BI Expert

Dashboard Creation and Deployment

Creating high-impact, easy-to-adopt dashboards is equal parts art and science. It's what we do best.



We are committed to making you as independent as you need. We provide live training and written/recorded modules.


Support and Maintenance

We offer ad-hoc support via phone, email, and video conference. Quick questions, big problems, or mysteries solved - we'll keep you rolling.

BI and Analytics Consultant

Advanced Analytics

Power BI integrates with powerful friends. Statistical analysis on 'R', deep insights with Azure Machine Learning, and advanced analytics in Excel.

Industry Leader

Not only does Power BI lead the field, it costs a fraction (of a fraction) of the competition, at $10/seat/month.

Forrester Ranking on Power BI
See full Forrester report here
See full 2019 Gartner report here
Don't Take Our Word For It

Energy Institute

“We were a challenging client; limited data availability, changing priorities and a long wish list. The Blue Margin engineers were consummate professionals and met every challenge with a positive attitude and targeted advice on next steps. Their expertise in business intelligence and more specifically Power BI were evident throughout the project and they are to be commended on a job well done.”


“Blue Margin, thank you for all the work you have accomplished this year for Elgin. Our Power BI reports have taken hold, and as we mature in our business, they’re enabling us to monitor and improve our efficiency and growth. Your team does exceptional work!”