Building Business Intelligence Solutions for SharePoint Bryon Brewer, President Project Consults, Inc.
Session: Building Business Intelligence Solutions for SharePoint Speaker: Bryon Brewer President at Project Consults, Inc. Over 10 years consulting Many major (120,000+ users) and smaller SharePoint deployments PMP, MCP, ITIL, Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Welcome!
Any information that pertains to the history, current status or future projections of a business organization Systems that provide directed background data and reporting tools to support and improvethe decision-making process What information do decision makers need in order to make effective business critical decisions? Business Intelligence Primer What is Business Intelligence?
Business Intelligence Primer The Three Stages of Business Intelligence Organizing, cleansing and collecting data Delivering the data in a consistent and appropriate, meaningful and easy-to-use format Using the data to make effective decisions
Business Intelligence Primer Stage 1: Organizing Data OLAP (Online Analytical Processing)Pre-calculates and stores aggregates in SSAS databases Use Business Intelligence Studio (BIDS) to create SSAS databases Cubes: The basic unit of storage and analysis in Analysis Services Dimensions: a category for analyzing business data, ex: States, Cities Measures: column in a table that you'd like to analyze, ex: sales
Business Intelligence Primer Stage 2: Delivering Data A team effort – need at least business analyst with a good knowledge of data warehouse Design of dashboards critical – consult a web designer if possible Establish governance rules upfront – only stored procedures, all connections in libraries, etc. Enlist business power users to manage rights of BI objects Test user acceptance at draft stage Turn your data into information you can act on
BI Tools in SharePoint 2010 Get more out of the products you own Business User Experience Familiar User Experience Self-Service access & insight Data exploration & analysis Predictive analysis Data visualization Contextual visualization Business Collaboration Platform Dashboards & Scorecards Excel Services Web based forms & workflow Collaboration Search Content Management LOB data integration Business Collaboration Platform Data Infrastructure and BI Platform Analysis Services Reporting Services Integration Services Master Data Services Data Mining Data Warehousing Data Infrastructure & BI Platform
BI Tools in SharePoint 2010 SharePoint Brings it ALL Together
Surface SSRS reports through SharePoint Integrated Mode DEMO SQL Reporting Services
Flexible, easy-to-use tools for building dashboards, scorecards, reports, and key performance indicators (KPIs) DEMO Performance Point Services
Makes it simple to use, share, secure, and manage Microsoft Office Excel workbooks as interactive reports in a consistent way throughout the enterprise DEMO Excel Services
Application that lets users share and view Microsoft Visio Web drawings. The service also enables data-connected Microsoft Visio 2010 Web drawings to be refreshed and updated from various data sources DEMO Visio Graphics Services