Pro PerformancePoint Server 2007: Building Business Intelligence Solutions / Edition 1

Pro PerformancePoint Server 2007: Building Business Intelligence Solutions / Edition 1

by Philo Janus
     
 

ISBN-10: 1590599616

ISBN-13: 9781590599617

Pub. Date: 08/20/2008

Publisher: Apress

Pro PerformancePoint Server 2007 is Microsoft’s latest product in its line of business intelligence applications, a piece of software that gathers data from corporate databases and delivers it to an end user in a friendly, graphical fashion. PerformancePoint offers the next step in the digitization world. Businesses now have gigabytes upon terabytes

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Overview

Pro PerformancePoint Server 2007 is Microsoft’s latest product in its line of business intelligence applications, a piece of software that gathers data from corporate databases and delivers it to an end user in a friendly, graphical fashion. PerformancePoint offers the next step in the digitization world. Businesses now have gigabytes upon terabytes of data in databases; there’s a need to interpret the data and glean key business insights from it and PerformancePoint.

Author Philo Janus walks you through the business process management and architecture of the PerformancePoint product before delving into developing a complete business intelligence solution, from start to finish.

What you’ll learn

  • Develop an end–to–end business intelligence solution
  • Harness and massage data using SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, and SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Use ProClarity Analytics to get a better view on corporate performance data
  • Build a portal with key performance indicators and business scorecards using PerformancePoint, Excel Services, and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Build out a complete business scorecard
  • Develop tools for business planning and forecasting

Who this book is for

If you’re interested in harvesting data from your corporate databases, developing solutions to represent it visually to different audiences in your business, and slicing and dicing that information in a variety of different ways, PerformancePoint—and this book—are for you.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590599617
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
08/20/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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