Introduction to Advanced Analytics with SharePoint Composites


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Introduction to Advanced Analytics with SharePoint Composites

  1. 1. Introduction to Advanced Analytics with SharePoint Composites Mark Tabladillo Ph.D. – SQL Server MVP June 21, 2014
  2. 2. About MarkTab 2 • Atlanta 20 Years • Georgia Institute of Technology • SAS and Microsoft SQL Server – Training and Consulting • Currently employed by SolidQ • Website: • Twitter @marktabnet • Today’s slides were derived from Microsoft’s SQL Server 2014 Developer Training Kit
  3. 3. Today’s Slides 3 • Heavily borrowed from Microsoft’s SQL Server 2014 Developer Training Kit: us/download/details.aspx?id=41704 • See my past slidedecks:
  4. 4. Source: Big Data & CIO Adoption Quantitative Research, Sept 2012, Microsoft Challenges to unlocking data insights Integration with existing tools 41% Security & manageability 37% Lack of skills & knowledge 59% Connected devices per adult 4.3
  5. 5. Self-service BICorporate BI Evolution of BI
  6. 6. Evolution of BI Niche Startups Self-service BICorporate BI
  7. 7. 15 years of innovation
  8. 8. SharePoint Composites 9
  9. 9. SharePoint Composites 10
  10. 10. SharePoint Composites 11 “Like T-Shirts: Small, Medium and Large”
  11. 11. SharePoint Composites 12 Version Number of employees Type Amount of Code Expense report features Time to complete Comments 1.0 1 to 25 Small Business Enterprise Team None Mileage re- imbursement automatically calculated based on a list, list form, and formulas Two days A quick solution 1.1 26 to 50 Small Business Enterprise Workgroup None Trip re-imbursement based on an InfoPath form with validation and rules Two weeks An enhanced solution 1.2 51 to 200 Midsize Business Enterprise Department Low InfoPath form converted to an Excel template; Document Information Panel; reporting with Excel Services. Two weeks A further enhanced solution 2.0 201 to 500 Midsize Business Enterprise Division Custom Web Part and Workflow action. Enhanced user interface with advanced approval workflow. One month A major improvement expanded to more employees 3.0 1,001 plus Large Enterprise A complete, managed code solution Integrated, company- wide expense report system Four months A robust, scalable solution
  12. 12. Powerful, familiar BI tools for everyone
  13. 13. Connect your data across premises, cloud, and devices
  14. 14. Powerful, familiar BI tools for everyone
  15. 15. Q&A Self-service BI The familiarity of Office and the power of the cloud
  16. 16. Empower users with self service in Excel
  17. 17. Powerful, familiar BI tools for everyone
  18. 18. Advanced analytic tools for data scientists • Advanced descriptive analytics (e.g. clustering algorithm in SQL Server Analysis Services) • Predictive analytics (Neural Nets, Regression, Decision Tree, Time Series, Naïve Bayes algorithms in SQL Server Analysis Services) • Further advanced analytics (Semantic Search and Geospatial Data and functions in SQL Server 2012) • Big Data analytics (Hadoop integration)
  19. 19. Data mining add-in for business analysts • Ease of use • Rich data mining • Scalable
  20. 20. Leader in business intelligence and analytics
  21. 21. Microsoft Azure Machine Learning 28
  22. 22. Power Query
  23. 23. Powerful self-service BI with Excel 2013
  24. 24. Power Query Enable self-service data discovery, query, transformation and mashup experiences for Information Workers, via Excel and PowerPivot Discovery and connectivity to a wide range of data sources, spanning volume as well as variety of data. Highly interactive and intuitive experience for rapidly and iteratively building queries over any data source, any size. Consistency of experience, and parity of query capabilities over all data sources. Joins across different data sources; ability to create custom views over data that can then be shared with team/department.
  25. 25. Power Query • Excel add-in to enhance self-service BI • Identify and import external data: • Relational dB • Excel • Text • XML • OData • Web pages • Hadoop HDFS • Discover relevant data by using search • Combine and transform multiple data sources Discover, combine, and refine Big Data, small data, and any data with Data Explorer for Excel
  26. 26. S Data sources Windows Azure Marketplace Windows Active Directory Azure SQL Database Azure HDInsight
  27. 27. PowerPivot
  28. 28. Powerful self-service BI with Excel 2013
  29. 29. Introducing PowerPivot • PowerPivot empowers business users to create self-service BI data models in Excel ‐ Achieved with a client-side version of SQL Server Analysis Services, known as the In-Memory Analytics Engine ‐ Can efficiently store data volumes far greater than what Excel worksheets can achieve • A separate window can be used to load, explore, relate, and enrich data with calculations • Can import and relate data from corporate, local, and ad hoc data stores • In Excel 2013 Professional Plus edition, PowerPivot is installed, but not enabled
  30. 30. PowerPivot for SharePoint • PowerPivot for SharePoint extends SharePoint 2013 and Excel Services to add server-side processing, collaboration, and document management support for the PowerPivot workbooks published to SharePoint • The PowerPivot Gallery, a special type of document library, is provided to browse published PowerPivot workbooks and to configure automatic data refresh • The PowerPivot Service deploys the embedded data model to an Analysis Service instance within the SharePoint farm, and Excel Services is used to query the deployed data model • Data connections can be defined to query the PowerPivot data model by using the document URL
  31. 31. Power Map
  32. 32. Power Map for Microsoft Excel enables information workers to discover and share new insights from geographical and temporal data through three-dimensional storytelling. What is Power Map?
  33. 33. Powerful self-service BI with Excel 2013
  34. 34. Power View
  35. 35. Powerful self-service BI with Excel 2013
  36. 36. Introducing Power View • Power View is an interactive data exploration, visualization, and presentation experience ‐ Highly visual design experience ‐ Rich meta-driven interactivity ‐ Presentation-ready at all times • It delivers intuitive ad-hoc reporting for business users • Reports can be based on tabular data models, including PowerPivot data models • It is now also available in Excel 2013, and with new features:
  37. 37. Power View for multidimensional models • Power View on Analysis Services via BISM • Native support for DAX in Analysis Services • Better flexibility: Choice of DAX on Tabular or Multidimensional (cubes)
  38. 38. Give people powerful, familiar BI tools Demo
  39. 39. The Microsoft Data Platform 
  40. 40. Complete and consistent data platform