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, a new book from O’Reilly Media authored by Norm Warren, Mariano Teixeira Neto, John Campbell and Stacia Misner helps you explore several BI application services available in SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.
With the help of this book, you will 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.
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 book will help you to learn the following aspects
(1) Choose the BI tools that meet your needs—and learn how they work together
(2) Examine the BI lifecycle, from determining key performance indicators to building dashboards
(3) Take Microsoft Excel further—gain more control and functionality with web-based Excel Services
(4) Mash up data from multiple sources using PowerPivot for Excel 2010
(5) Create data visualizations with objects, context, and metrics using Microsoft Visio Services
(6) Build dashboards, scorecards, and other monitoring and analysis tools with PerformancePointServices
(7) Use SharePoint to view BI reports side by side, no matter which tools were used to produced them
I hope the book will be useful for advanced developers who wish to master the advanced aspects of SharePoint 2010.
The book contains 416 pages with ISBN 9780735643406 and is priced at $44.99. O’reilly Media books are released and marketed by Microsoft Press.