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To understand the various business intelligence offerings in SharePoint 2013, you need to understand the core SQL Server business intelligence concepts, and the first part of the book presents a comprehensive tutorial on those fundamentals. Pro SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Solutions then focuses on specific SharePoint business intelligence investments including:Visio Services Excel Services SQL Server Reporting Services Business Connectivity Services Power View and PerformancePoint Services
Authors Manpreet Singh, Sha Anandan, Sahil Malik, and Steve Wright walk you through all of this material comprehensively in practical, hands-on format, with plenty of examples to empower you to use these products in your real-life projects.
As compelling as SharePoint and SQL Server business intelligence are together, the challenge always has been finding people who understand both SharePoint and SQL Server well enough to deliver such business intelligence solutions. With this book in hand, you become part of that select group. Get your copy of Pro SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Solutions today!
The "clean slate" approach embraced by this book, coupled with flexible tools designed by Microsoft and the author, will provide you with the statistics, charts, and diagrams necessary to perform a meaningful assessment of your current SharePoint 2007 environment. You'll then be able to plan the lowest-cost, least-hassle way to migrate your current environment, and its applications and data, to SharePoint 2010, and how to map your existing use of SharePoint 2007 to the new features and enhancements in SharePoint 2010.
Pro SharePoint Migration will help you:Gain a better understanding of high level comparison and changes you need to learn between the two versions To migrate or not? Learn about new functionality that might replace your existing custom built code or non-code based solutions. Build a strong toolset to create, update, administer, and migrate 90% of the most commonly used SharePoint objects Grasp the intricacies of the SharePoint 2010 application programming interface (API) Become a better SharePoint 2010 administrator in your newly-migrated environment
Discover how to:
Manage the development life cycle and build a BI team Dig into SQL Server Analysis Services, Integration Services, and Reporting Services Navigate the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) Write queries that rank, sort, and drill down on sales data Develop extract, transform, and load (ETL) solutions Add a source code control system Help secure packages for deployment via encryption and credentials Use MDX and DMX Query Designers to build reports based on OLAP cubes and data mining models Create and implement custom objects using .NET code View reports in Microsoft Office Excel and Office SharePoint Serverook
Learn from the experts as you dive into topics like multitenancy, solution deployment, business intelligence, and administration. Our team of carefully chosen contributors, most with Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) designation bestowed upon them, shares with you the secrets and practices that have brought them success in a wide variety of SharePoint scenarios.
Each contributor is passionate about the power of SharePoint and wants to help you leverage the capabilities of the platform in your business—but in the proper way. Go beyond procedures and manuals, and benefit from hundreds of years of combined experience, which the authors of Expert SharePoint 2010 Practices provide in these pages.
Learn from the masters and take control of SharePoint 2010 like you never have before with Expert SharePoint 2010 Practices!