PerformancePoint 2010 Features– what’s new and what’s gone

Release of SharePoint 2010 provides PerformancePoint as the Service Application for the SharePoint platform with the following new features:

  • PPS object storage in SharePoint lists and libraries
  • Filters as objects that can be shared across dashboards
  • Calculated KPIs, which enable you to perform calculations from several different data sources
  • Dynamic hierarchy support, which updates a hierarchy when the data source is updated
  • Multiple KPI actuals
  • Hierarchies as connection points in the filter framework
  • Variance between actual and target values displayed on a scorecard
  • Empty-row filtering
  • KPIs natively on columns
  • Scorecard drill-down
  • Toolbar sorting and filtering redesign
  • KPI details report
  • Native support for the decomposition tree
  • Pie charts
  • SQL Server Analysis Services Conditional Formatting in Analytic Reports

However, a few features, that existed in PerformancePoint 2007, have been removed, such as:

  • Dashboard previews
  • OLAP Data Sources
  • OWC (Office Web Components), which include Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) data source connection
  • Trend analysis report

Source: “Microsoft SharePoint 2010 PerformancePoint Services Unleashed

1 Comment »

  1. Jiri Janecek Said,

    November 6, 2010@ 12:47 am      Reply
    I am using PerformacePoint in SharePoint 2010 – and the site is using BI – PowerPivot Gallery (SilverLight 3.5 Carousel ..)
    I had another Silverlight applicaitons built in SilverLight 4.0.
    On client (Windows 7.0) over the Internet – it seems that I have a conflict switching between Silverlight 3.5 and Silverlight 4.0 (need to uninstal 4.0 run time and install 3.5 … or vice versa ..) did not test all.
    What is your experience? Help before I start testing.

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