Microsoft has dubbed SQL 2008 R2 as the BI release. We'll talk about what that means and how it can impact your technology choices.
In this session Phil Hummel will introduce the new BI features and tell you what they do, how they work, and what to watch out for. You may be surprised that many of the benefits of BI in R2 don't require a wholesale upgrade of everything in your environment.
You will learn about:
Enhanced BI features
• Reporting Services
• Performance Point
New BI Features
• PowerPivot for Excel
• PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010
• Master Data Services
Phil Hummel is currently the Business Intelligence Practice Director for WinWire Technologies in Santa Clara.