Pro PerformancePoint Server 2007 is Microsoftas 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; thereas 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 youall learn Develop an endatoaend 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 youare 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, PerformancePointaand this bookaare for you.The main benefit here is that ita#39;s possible to write code to generate report definitionsayou can even write your own report authoring tools ... Semantic Model Definition Language (SMDL) is an XML-based language used by the models produced for use by Report Builder. ... from a particular UML design, or you might want to write code for Visio to produce a report model from an architectural diagram.
|Title||:||Pro PerformancePoint Server 2007|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 2008-08-20|