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This 5-day course teaches you how to use SharePoint as your platform for Business Intelligence. Journey through the SharePoint Business Intelligence Center, Excel Services, Reporting Services, Analysis Service, Performance Point and PowerPivot to implement your BI Strategies and enable your decision makers to see data in new and dynamic ways!
This course will take you down a path of building a BI environment from scratch to full interactive dashboards using the Microsoft BI Stack.
Sr Business Intelligence Architects and Consultants, Sr Business Analysts, anyone responsible for implementing BI with SharePoint.
Before attending this course, students must have: • Understanding of SharePoint 2010 User Interface, database reporting concepts and familiarity with Data Marts and Data Warehouses.At Course CompletionAfter completing this course, students will be able to: • Explore the new Business Intelligence Center, Analysis Services, Excel Services, Business Connectivity Services, Visio Services, Access Services, Power Pivot, Performance Point and Bing Maps.
Module2: Business Intelligence
In this module we review what Business Intelligence (BI) isand what the typical BI goals are. We also explore how Microsoft BI tools are enablingmore advanced Business Intelligence features to filter down/up to the decisionmakers and Information Workers in general.
Lessons: Module3: Business Intelligence Center
In this module we are going to explore the Business IntelligenceCenter site definition that comes with SharePoint 2010.
Module4: Data Mart and Data Warehouses
- Business Intelligence Center
In this module we explore what data is and some of the manyforms that it takes. We then explore and define the terms Data Warehouse andData Mart. This module is important in that as we move through the remainder ofthe course, we will need to have data to manipulate and work with to build ourBI components.
Module5: Business Connectivity Services
- Understanding Data and Data Formats
- Building Data Marts and Data Warehouses
In this module we are going to take a look at the newBusiness Connectivity Services.
Module 6: Analysis Services
- Business Connectivity Services
In this module we will explore the feature of SQL Servercalled Analysis Services (SSAS). When regular SQL queries can't handle yourdata, MDX queries in SSAS can!
Lessons: Module7: Filter Web Parts
In this module we will explore Filter Web Parts and the importantrole they play in building Business Intelligence portals.
Lessons: Module8: Excel Services
In this module we will explore and work with the variousfeatures of SharePoint's Excel Services.
Lessons: Module9: PowerPivot
In this module we explore the new PowerPivot tools of SQLServer 2008 R2 and Excel 2010.
Module10: Reporting Services
- PowerPivot For SharePoint
- PowerPivot For Excel
In this module we will explore Reporting Services, itsintegration with SharePoint and how to build Reporting Services reports.
Module11: Performance Point
- Reporting Services
In this module we will explore Performance Point and how itsupercharges your BI Dashboards and Key Performance Indicators.
Lessons: Module12: Visio and Access Services
In this module we will explore Visio and Access Services andhow to integrate it into your Report process.
Module13: GeoSpatial Data with Charts and Maps
- Visio Services
- Access Services
In this module we will explore GeoSpatial data and how touse the new .NET Charts and Mapping features of SharePoint 2010.Lessons:
- Charts and Maps
- GeoSpatial Data