If you a big follower of the “Magic Quadrant” from Gartner then this announcement from Timothy King reflects what I have been telling folks for the past year. The BI players have changed and those providing self-service, less IT infrastructure and desktop/web tools are winning. There should be no surprise that Microsoft with Power-BI in here too. Microsofts new mindset of continuous development and feature enhancements has made it viable. Some new Microsoft announcements of SSRS 2016 support in-house Power-BI deployment was the missing component.
I have been asked this question, many times, “Aren’t web designers and web developers the same thing?” Currently ing a web designer and formally a web developer, I can safely say, No! This article from DZones Amaya Farkiya does a better job than I at explaining the difference.