Self-Service BI for the Masses

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Learn more about Microsoft's new in-memory engine, PowerPivot, and how you can extend it with more self-service BI capabilities and make it ready for enterprise wide deployments.

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  • To address this challenge, Microsoft developed a new-in-memory engine – PowerPivot.
  • Very inviting & user-friendly interface- we’re using the power of Flash technology that gives us new ways to make functionality self discoverableA simplified analytical tool that lets business users to perform analysis in a very intuitive way
  • Creates, formats and distributes high quality reports in one clickCustomizable formatting features include highlighting, visual coding and sortingPixel perfect reports, WYSIWYGEnables full integration with user dataSupports all analytical capabilities within the report “Slice and dice” and search capabilities‘In Cell’ visualization, Bands “One-click” conversion to Excel and PDF
  • “We are clearly better together” - Panorama help msft get to the first place… as msft without panorama is in the 9 place… behind qlikview, oracle, bobj…
  • Self-Service BI for the Masses

    1. 1. Building Bridges: <br />Self-Service BI for the Masses<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br /><ul><li> PowerPivot as a great personal productivity tool
    3. 3. Self-Service BI for the Masses with PowerPivot and Panorama NovaView
    4. 4. Demo
    5. 5. Live Q & A</li></li></ul><li>“High performance businesses are FIVE times more likely to use analytics than lower performers.”<br />*Accenture survey of executives working at U.S. companies with annual revenues of $500 million or more <br />http://www.information-management.com/issues/2007_56/10014969-1.html<br />
    6. 6. Analytics Usage<br />Identify most profitable customers and offer them the right price<br />Accelerate product innovation<br />Optimize supply chains <br />Find the true drivers of financial performance<br />*Accenture survey of executives working at U.S. companies with annual revenues of $500 million or more <br />http://www.information-management.com/issues/2007_56/10014969-1.html<br />
    7. 7. Challenge: <br />Business users still don’t use BI tools for data analysis<br />
    8. 8. So when they need data insights, <br />they go to IT<br />
    9. 9. Which causes a lot of frustration for IT & Business Users<br />
    10. 10. Microsoft PowerPivot<br />The ultimate platform for self-service BI<br />
    11. 11. PowerPivot integrates data from different places<br />Databases<br />Excel<br />Applications<br />Web Services<br />
    12. 12. Why use PowerPivot<br /><ul><li> Great for Personal and Team Productivity
    13. 13. Available in Excel 2010
    14. 14. Remarkable platform performance
    15. 15. An Open In-Memory platform </li></li></ul><li>Panorama & Microsoft Transform BI as we know it<br /> For the last 14 years, Panorama has been a strategic Microsoft partner and continually adds innovation on top of the Microsoft platform, This new release will bring to market an end-to-end BI solution that combines the best of Microsoft SQL Server, Office Excel 2010 and SharePoint 2010 with Panorama’s NovaView suite, and will ultimately transform the landscape of business intelligence as we know it.<br />Claude Lorenson, director of SQL Server marketing at Microsoft Corp.<br />
    16. 16. PowerPivot Enterprise-Ready Needs<br /><ul><li> Data Security Layer
    17. 17. Powerful yet Simple Web-based Analytics
    18. 18. Expanded Data Visualizations
    19. 19. A Complete End-to-End BI Solution </li></li></ul><li>PowerPivot Enhancement # 1 – <br />Security <br />
    20. 20. Enhance OLAP Security<br />Make PowerPivot available for Teams, <br />Departments and Enterprise<br /><ul><li> NovaView adds a missing data level security layer
    21. 21. Each user will only see his portion of the data
    22. 22. Users can share confidential intelligence
    23. 23. Make PowerPivot enterprise-ready</li></ul>14<br />
    24. 24. PowerPivot Enhancement # 2<br />Self-Service BI tools <br />for Business Users<br />
    25. 25. BI for Business Users<br />NovaView Flash Analytics<br />The most user friendly analytical client available today<br /><ul><li> Animated self-discovery features
    26. 26. Zero training
    27. 27. Interactive analysis
    28. 28. Fully integrated into the NovaView Dashboard and SharePoint</li></li></ul><li>BI for End Users<br />NovaView Smart Reporting<br />One environment for analysis & reporting<br />Creates, formats and distributes high quality reports in one click<br />Enables full integration with user data<br />Supports all analytical capabilities within the report <br />“Slice and dice” and search capabilities<br />‘In Cell’ visualization, Bands <br />“One-click” conversion to Excel and PDF<br />
    29. 29. BI for Business Users<br />NovaView Dashboards<br /><ul><li>Translate data into synchronized, visually rich graphical elements which show multiple results together
    30. 30. Provide at-a-glance views
    31. 31. Self-Service Dashboards with personalized look and feel
    32. 32. Drill-through for more detail from the dashboard level </li></li></ul><li>BI for Business Users<br />NovaView Spotlight<br />Personalized LIVE insights in Microsoft Outlook<br /><ul><li> Deliver interactive personalized insights to users in a simple and intuitive way
    33. 33. Put insights where people work, in the most popular desktop applications
    34. 34. Focus only on insights which are highly relevant for you
    35. 35. From Insight to Analysis in one click</li></li></ul><li>An End-to-End BI Solution<br />Intuitive & Interactive BI for Business Users<br />Analytics<br />Reporting<br />Dashboards<br />KPI’s<br />Visualization<br />Office Integration<br />Panorama NovaView is the only BI suite on PowerPivot today<br />
    36. 36. Complete Web-Based Experience<br /><ul><li>No Installation
    37. 37. Access from anywhere
    38. 38. Intuitive & Interactive</li></ul>Same User Interface & multi-dimensional capabilities <br />for all data sources (relational, OLAP, in-memory)<br />
    39. 39. Ultimate Self-Service BI<br />Connect<br />Analyze<br />Publish & Share<br /><ul><li> User-friendly interface
    40. 40. Fully web-based
    41. 41. Same tools for Relational, multi-dimensional (Analysis Services) and PowerPivot data
    42. 42. Live in SharePoint
    43. 43. Share instantly and Securely
    44. 44. Connect to any model
    45. 45. Create your own interactive views</li></ul>No other software, IT involvement or installations are required<br />All done by Business Users <br />22<br />
    46. 46. Live in SharePoint<br />
    47. 47. PowerPivot Enhancement # 3 – <br />More BI Functionality for Power Users<br />
    48. 48. Advanced Analytics<br />Closing the gap to Analysis Services functionality<br /><ul><li> Give more power to the analysts:
    49. 49. Smart exceptions
    50. 50. Instant calculations
    51. 51. Additional data formatting
    52. 52. Fully interactive, with Slice & Dice and Drag & Drop
    53. 53. and much more!
    54. 54. Optimized for PowerPivot models:
    55. 55. Efficiently handling flat and large dimensions
    56. 56. Innovative ‘Google/Bing-like’ instant data search for faster navigation of the flat dimensions</li></ul>25<br />
    57. 57. PowerPivot & Analysis Services<br />MS Office Clients<br />Flash Analytics<br />Dashboards<br />Smart Reporting<br />Exec. Dashboards<br />Spotlight<br />NovaView Server<br /><ul><li> Business Logic
    58. 58. Unified Data Security Model</li></ul>PowerPivot answers your ‘unknown’ questions<br />Analysis Services answers your ‘known’ questions<br />
    59. 59. A few words about Panorama Software<br />
    60. 60. 15 Years of Unbeatable Innovation <br />A StrategicMicrosoftPartner<br />Panorama has recently been awarded silver in the<br />Best Business Intelligence and Reporting Tool <br />category by SQL Server magazine <br />2010 – Panorama makes <br />PowerPivot ‘Enterprise Ready’ <br />2009 – NovaView 6 brings together the best of SQL, Office and SharePoint <br />2007 - Introduce the New ‘Dashboard’ in Office – ‘Spotlight’<br />2006 - Partner with SAP, Advise on MDX<br />2003 - Redefine how Users Explore Data<br />1996 - BI technology sold to Microsoft,  basis for Analysis Services & MDX <br />1995 - Panorama’s first BI solution was created<br />
    61. 61. BI Survey 8 – Independently Verified<br />“As far as third-party tools go <br />Panorama is still the #1 vendor…”<br />*BI Survey 8 – review by Chris Webb:<br />http://cwebbbi.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!7B84B0F2C239489A!4405.entry<br />
    62. 62. BI Survey 8<br />Business Benefit Index (BBI) by Product<br />Panorama scores the highest, compared to all other BI products when it comes to the business Benefits which the end users gets from the product – most value for customer investment.<br />#1<br />“Microsoft and Panorama<br />are clearly better together“<br />Source: http://www.isreport.de/index.php?id=993 Featuring: The OLAP survey 8 by Nigel Pendse<br />
    63. 63. Over 1,500 customers worldwide <br />Telecom, Media & Entertainment<br />Healthcare<br />Financial Services<br />Retail & Distribution<br />Manufacturing<br />
    64. 64. Demonstrationhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_N_HSbqGIA<br />
    65. 65. Live Q & A<br />We have a PowerPivot session at the MS BI Conference<br /><ul><li>June 6-11, 2010 (New Orleans)</li></ul>How can I try Panorama NovaView?<br /><ul><li>www.panorama.com/trial</li></ul>Follow us on Twitter:<br />http://twitter.com/PanoramaSW<br />Panorama Software on Facebook:<br />http://www.facebook.com/pages/Panorama-Software/69503193948<br />Panorama blog: <br />www.panorama.com/blog<br />

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