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SharePoint 2010
50561 A: Visualizing SharePoint Business Intelligence with No Code
5 Days
Course OverviewNo Code visualization means using the data structures that exist already to get the job done. You don’t have the time or maybe the inclination to learn how to code but you need answers. I.T is always working through a backlog but your business situation is dynamic and rapidly changing and will not wait for any backlog. In this course you will learn how to get those answers without submitting a request and waiting.ObjectivesAfter completing this course, students will be able to perform all of the actions and answer all of the questions listed in Why this course may be for you (shown below).Why this course may be for you: • You have the infrastructure but getting reports generated out of I.T. just takes to long.• Lack of insight into what has happened is hampering your ability to move forward.• You need or want to use the web browser as your source of information so that it is as accessable as the internet.• You want to take advantage of the SharePoint deployment to manage the data connections, report objects, dashboards KPI’s etc.• You need to rapidly prototype reports for changing conditions• You want to move from textual reports to graphical reporting.• You are tasked with implementing Six Sigma type reports using Visio Data Driven objects• Your organization wants to implement analysis based on automatically updating data• You need to implement a “Single Source of The Truth” structure.• You need to understand the effectiveness of the reports and dashboards from the perspective of the consumers by a easy social networking polling system.• You need an understanding of the tools that are available and how to determine which is the target audience for those tools.• You need to implement actionable dashboards to allow line mangers to rapidly take action.AudienceThe target audience of this course is for Power Analysts, Report Designers, Team Leads, SharePoint Administrators, Business Intelligence Developers and Project Managers that will be tasked with the implementation, support, management or training needed to rapidly empower the users to take advantage of the exploding world of business intelligence. The amount of stored data in the US alone doubles every 8 months. The answers to our questions are in the data but we no longer have the luxury of waiting for the I.T. staff or others to develop the screens that give us the answers. I.T. needs to provide the infrastructure, security and maintenance without which none of this works. Microsoft provided the toolsets. Here we learn how do get to those answers which will guide you towards your goals. PrerequisitesBefore attending this course, students should have: • It is recommended that each student individually or as part of their team go to The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) and take their on line assessment to see where in the Business Intelligence life cycle they are at:• A good idea of what direction their organization wants to go with Business Intelligence• Or a desire to see what they can do once they have the infrastructure in place.• Basic Microsoft interface skills such as working with Excel or in a browser window.
Price: $3,215
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50561A Visualizing SharePointBusiness Intelligence with No Code


Module 1: Introduction
This module explains how the class will be structured and introduces coursematerials and additional administrative information.
  • Welcome
  • What does NO Code mean?
  • How to get the most out of this course
  • The course setup
  • What is not covered
Module 2:Business Intelligence Overview
This module brings everybody up to the same point in their knowledge ofBusiness Intelligence, what it is capable of, problems you may encounter and encouragingcase studies.
  • Why Business Intelligence
  • Why do Business Intelligence Projects fail?
  • The Three Types of Business Intelligence Projects
  • Business Intelligence Time Scopes
  • Some Great Features in SQL for Business Intelligence
Module 3: How toMatch the Tool to the User
  • Determine the type(s) of users
  • Determine the maturity of your organizational Business Intelligence
  • The target of the tools
  • High level overview of each tool
Module 4: TheData Mart/Warehouse
  • What is a Data Mart?
  • What is Microsoft Analysis Services?
  • Business Intelligence Terminology
  • A fast and easy way as a proof of concept
Module 5: DataSources
  • What is Trusted Data? And Where can we pull data from?
  • What might we have to do? And Using Social Networks
  • The Data Sources
Module 6:Business Intelligence in SharePoint
  • What does SharePoint add?
  • How can workflows be used in Business Intelligence?
  • Quick tour of terms
Module 7:SharePoint Business Center
  • Exploring the Business Center
  • The built in features
  • Adding other features
  • Adding social network features to your internal Business Intelligence
  • Creating Sub-Sites
  • Customizing the Business Center
Module 8:PerformancePoint Services
  • What is PerformancePoint Services (with Service pack 1)
  • Dashboard Designer
  • KPIs
  • Filters
  • Scorecards
  • Dashboards
  • Further Study
Module 9:Excel Services
  • What is Excel Services
  • A Single Source of the Truth
  • What Excel Services is not
  • Publishing with Excel Services
  • Interacting with published Excel workbooks
Module 10:PowerPivot in Excel and SharePoint
  • What is PowerPivot
  • Using the Excel PowerPivot add in
  • Using PowerPivot for SharePoint
Module 11:Visio and Visio Services
  • What is Visio Services
  • Using Data Connected Visio Drawings
Module 12: SQLReporting Services
  • Advantages of Integrated Installation and Report Builder 3.0
  • Creating Graph and Creating Maps
  • Creating Gauges and Creating reusable Report Parts
Module 13:Business Connectivity Services
  • What is Business Connectivity Services?
  • Using BCS in SharePoint