Professional Business Intelligence with PowerPivot for Microsoft Office 2010
SQL Server "Gemini" brings the power of Microsoft's business intelligence tools to the desktop
Self-service business intelligence today augments traditional BI methods, allowing faster response time and greater flexibility. If you're a business decision-maker who uses Microsoft Office or an IT professional responsible for deploying and managing your organization's business intelligence systems, this guide will help you make the most of SQL Server 2008 "Gemini".
Featuring insights and tips from the team that built the product, it offers a head start on mastering the features of "Gemini". The companion Web site includes all the sample applications and reports discussed.
* "Gemini" brings the power of Microsoft's business intelligence tools to Microsoft Office 2010
* This book uses the insight of the team that built the product to give business decision-makers and IT professionals the fast track to getting the most from the new technology
* Covers in-memory BI server technology, the Data Analytics eXpressions (DAX) language, Report Gallery, and automatic data updates from sources including SharePoint lists and Google Docs
* Walks you through examples that show how to leverage the power of self-service business intelligence
You'll learn to use Gemini with Excel and SharePoint to improve your business intelligence system.