Business Intelligence in Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013

Wow, some one tried tell me but I didn’t listen, well at least not closely enough… I would just like to thank my co-authors but especially Norm for being there when I needed a shoulder to lean on and giving me the opportunity to almost kill myself as I lost the plot, working too many hours consulting for too many clients, building the demos for the book and the SharePoint Conference and of course writing…  Also thanks to Ken and O’Reilly for believing in me when I almost didn’t believe in myself.. The final drafts go out in two weeks and it will take a couple of months to get on your shelf.

clip_image001Dive into the business intelligence features in SharePoint 2013—and use the right combination of tools to deliver compelling solutions.

Take control of business intelligence (BI) with the tools offered by SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server® 2012. Led by a group of BI and SharePoint experts, you’ll get step-by-step instructions for understanding how to use these technologies best in specific BI scenarios—whether you’re a SharePoint administrator, SQL Server developer, or business analyst.

Discover how to:

  • •Manage the entire BI lifecycle, from determining key performance indicators to building dashboards
  • •Use web-based Microsoft Excel® services and publish workbooks on a SharePoint Server
  • •Mash up data from multiple sources and create Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) using PowerPivot
  • •Create data-driven diagrams that provide interactive processes and context with Microsoft Visio® Services
  • •Use dashboards, scorecards, reports, and key performance indicators to monitor and analyze your business
  • •Use SharePoint to view BI reports side by side, no matter which tools were used to produced them

By Norman P. Warren, Mariano Teixeira Neto, Stacia Misner, Ivan Sanders

Coming to  a store near you in January of 2013

I have said it before and I will say it again its all about friends…. You guys ROCK!



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