June 1, 2011
Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2010--New from Microsoft Press
Sebastopol, CA—Dive into the business intelligence (BI) features in SharePoint 2010—and use the right combination of tools to deliver compelling solutions. Business Intelligence in Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 (Microsoft Press, $44.99 USD) helps you explore several BI application services available in SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server® 2008 R2. You'll learn each technology with step-by-step instructions, and determine which ones work best in specific BI scenarios—whether you're a SharePoint administrator, SQL Server developer, or business analyst.
"For four years I've been listening to customers ask for content that gives a comprehensive view of Microsoft business intelligence [BI] and that helps organize and discuss the tools available in SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2," says lead author Norm Warren.
"The SQL Server BI developer wants to know how SharePoint plays a part in business intelligence. The analyst wants to see how trusted data is surfaced to analyst tools like Excel, a PerformancePoint dashboard, PowerPivot for Excel, Visio, and more. This book offers a walk through the life-cycle of a business intelligence implementation to get to trusted data in SQL Server 2008 R2, from deciding what to measure to data warehouse to analysis services cube."
Business Intelligence in Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 will help you:
- Choose the BI tools that meet your needs—and learn how they work together
- Examine the BI lifecycle, from determining key performance indicators to building dashboards
- Take Microsoft Excel® further—gain more control and functionality with web-based Excel Services
- Mash up data from multiple sources using PowerPivot for Excel 2010
- Create data visualizations with objects, context, and metrics using Microsoft Visio® Services
- Build dashboards, scorecards, and other monitoring and analysis tools with PerformancePoint® Services
- Use SharePoint to view BI reports side by side, no matter which tools were used to produced them
Your companion web content includes:
- Interactive exercises that help you try out concepts or techniques
- Code samples that enable you to work with the exercises
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For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/0790145301352
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