Microsoft Business Intelligence tools are among the most widelyused applications for gathering, providing access to, and analyzingdata to enable the enterprise to make sound business decisions. Thetools include SharePoint Server, the Office Suite, PerformancePointServer, and SQL Server, among others.
With so much jargon and so many technologies involved,Microsoft Business Intelligence For Dummies provides amuch-needed step-by-step explanation of what's involved and how touse this powerful package to improve your business.
Microsoft Business Intelligence For Dummies demystifiesthese essential tools for enterprise managers, business analysts,and others who need to get up to speed.
SharePoint Portal Server is an essential part of the enterpriseinfrastructure for many businesses. Building on the success ofprevious versions of SharePoint For Dummies, this newedition covers all the latest features of SharePoint 2013 andprovides you with an easy-to-understand resource for making themost of all that this version has to offer. You'll learn how to geta site up and running, branded, and populated with content,workflow, and management. In addition, this new edition includesessential need-to-know information for administrators, techsumers,and page admins who want to leverage the cloud-hosted featuresonline, either as a standalone product or in conjunction with anexisting SharePoint infrastructure.Walks you through getting a SharePoint site up and runningeffectively and efficientlyExplains ongoing site management and offers plenty of advicefor administrators who want to leverage SharePoint and Office 365in various waysShows how to use SharePoint to leverage data centers andcollaborate with both internal and external customers, includingpartners and clients
SharePoint 2013 For Dummies is essential reading if youwant to make the most of this technology.
Business Intelligence For Dummies makes BIunderstandable! It takes you step by step through the technologiesand the alphabet soup, so you can choose the right technology andimplement a successful BI environment. You'll see how theapplications and technologies work together to access, analyze, andpresent data that you can use to make better decisions about yourproducts, customers, competitors, and more.
You’ll find out how to:Understand the principles and practical elements of BIDetermine what your business needsCompare different approaches to BIBuild a solid BI architecture and roadmapDesign, develop, and deploy your BI planRelate BI to data warehousing, ERP, CRM, and e-commerceAnalyze emerging trends and developing BI tools to see whatelse may be useful
Whether you’re the business owner or the person chargedwith developing and implementing a BI strategy, checking outBusiness Intelligence For Dummies is a good businessdecision.
There's no doubt about it, SharePoint is a complex creature. But when broken down into easily digestible chunks, it's not quite the beast it appears to be right out of the gate—that's where SharePoint 2016 For Dummies comes in! Written in plain English and free of intimidating jargon, this friendly, accessible guide starts out by showing you just what SharePoint 2016 is, translating the terminology, and explaining the tools. Then it helps you create a site, work with apps, and master basic SharePoint administration. Next, you'll learn to use SharePoint 2016 to get social, go mobile, manage content, and connect with others through working with Office 365, archiving documents, developing workflows, and so much more.
SharePoint is truly one of Microsoft's crown jewels. Launched in 2001, it offers organizations a secure place to store, organize, share, and access information under the Microsoft Office system umbrella—all in a single portal. Whether you're new to SharePoint 2016 or new to SharePoint altogether, SharePoint 2016 For Dummies is the fast and painless way to get a site up and running, branded, and populated with content. Plus, this new edition adds the need-to-know information for administrators, techsumers, and page admins who want to leverage the cloud-based features online, either as a standalone product or in conjunction with an existing SharePoint infrastructure.Get up to speed with SharePoint 2016 and take advantage of new featuresSet up and effectively manage your SharePoint siteUse SharePoint 2016 in the Cloud with SharePoint OnlineLeverage SharePoint 2016 capabilities to drive business value
If you want to learn SharePoint from the ground up, get your site going, and start collaborating, SharePoint 2016 For Dummies will be the dog-eared reference you'll turn to again and again.
Data is probably your company’s most important asset, soyour data warehouse should serve your needs. The fullyupdated Second Edition of Data Warehousing For Dummies helpsyou understand, develop, implement, and use data warehouses, andoffers a sneak peek into their future. You’ll learn to:Analyze top-down and bottom-up data warehouse designsUnderstand the structure and technologies of data warehouses,operational data stores, and data martsChoose your project team and apply best development practicesto your data warehousing projectsImplement a data warehouse, step by step, and involve end-usersin the processReview and upgrade existing data storage to make it serve yourneedsComprehend OLAP, column-wise databases, hardware assisteddatabases, and middlewareUse data mining intelligently and find what you needMake informed choices about consultants and data warehousingproducts
Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition also shows youhow to involve users in the testing process and gain valuablefeedback, what it takes to successfully manage a data warehouseproject, and how to tell if your project is on track. You’llfind it’s the most useful source of data on the topic!
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