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Delivering Self-Service BI with Power


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In this session, we will discuss the enhancements and new features that are provided with Excel 2013 as Microsoft continues its roadmap with self-service BI. First we will go over the changes that have been made in Excel 2013, covering the new features. From there we will show how PowerPivot models can be used to integrate and load data to be used for analysis. Lastly, we will look at using Power View inside Excel to provide self-service reporting capabilities that are highly interactive.

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Delivering Self-Service BI with Power

  1. 1. Delivering Self-Service BI with Power Dan EnglishBusiness Intelligence Practice Manager Superior Consulting Services, LLC
  2. 2. Speaker BackgroundDan English @denglishbi• Microsoft SQL Server MVP• Microsoft BI User Group MN Leadership Team Member• Published Author• Blog / Vimeo Screencasts / Twitter
  3. 3. SCS Background• Founded in 1997, SCS is a technical consulting firm focused exclusively on Microsoft technologies to provide custom solutions• Headquartered in Burnsville, MN• Microsoft Gold Partner since 2006• Provide solutions in the areas of Business Intelligence, Reporting, Application Development, and Infrastructure• Industry recognized authorities via books, speaking engagements, and direct assistance to Microsoft
  4. 4. Session Outline• What’s new in Excel 2013 – Demo• PowerPivot – Demo• Power View – Demo• Other Excel Add-Ons• Questions
  5. 5. Quick Audience Poll How many IT Professionals? How many Business/Information Workers? How many have used PowerPivot? Is anyone using Excel 2013 yet? How many have not seen a Power View demo?
  6. 6. Excel 2013
  7. 7. What’s new in Excel 2013
  8. 8. What’s new in Excel 2013
  9. 9. DemoEXCEL 2013 NEW FEATURES
  10. 10. PowerPivot
  11. 11. Power Pivot in Excel 2013
  12. 12. What’s in PowerPivot w/ Pro Plus?
  13. 13. DemoPOWERPIVOT
  14. 14. Power View
  15. 15. What is Power View? Now Available in Power View is an Excel 2013 Pro Plus!interactive data exploration and visual presentation experience.
  16. 16. Power View Highly Visual Design Experience • Interactive, Silverlight based authoring, and sharing of information • Familiar Microsoft Office design patterns • Powerful data layout with banding, callout, and small multiples visualizations Rich metadata-driven interactivity• Fully integrated with PowerPivot and Tabular SSAS• Drive greater insight through smart and powerful querying• Zero configuration highlighting and filtering• Animated trending and comparisons Presentation-ready at all times • Interactive Presentation turns pervasive information into persuasive information • Deliver and collaborate through Excel and SharePoint • Full screen presentation mode for interactive boardroom session and ability to export to interactive PowerPoint slidedeck (SharePoint)
  17. 17. Power View updates in SQL 2012 SP1 & Excel 2013 Power View in Excel 2013! New Chart Types  Pie Charts  Maps KPI support Hierarchy support Drill up/down More style and theme options Backgrounds and images Hyperlinks And more
  18. 18. DemoPOWER VIEW
  19. 19. Power View Demo Screenshot
  20. 20. Other Excel Add-Ons
  21. 21. Summary• Excel 2013 -> Microsoft Self-Service BI• PowerPivot and Power View in Excel • PowerPivot data mashups • Power View is a highly interactive data exploration tool• More capabilities in Excel and more coming
  22. 22. QUESTIONS