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SharePoint Business Intelligence Blog

This Blog is officially retired – look for us on “To the SharePoint” blog

Effective today, BI the Way…SharePoint Business Intelligence blog is officially being retired. To...

Author: JB Hendrickson Date: 01/13/2010

The new Business Intelligence Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2010

The new Business Intelligence Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2010 is a TechNet site for...

Author: normbi Date: 11/05/2009

Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 3 is now available

Microsoft released PerformancePoint Service Pack 3 on November 15, 2009. You can read more about...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 10/28/2009

New business intelligence services in SharePoint Server 2010

PerformancePoint Server 2007 is integrated into SharePoint Server 2010 (Beta), to add business...

Author: normbi Date: 10/24/2009

Published: Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 end-to-end walkthrough

Find it here:...

Author: halzucati Date: 05/26/2009

PerformancePoint Monitoring Server, Service Pack 2 diagram -prerelease article

Sometimes we like to see a picture or diagram to help plan and even simplify deployment tasks. Here...

Author: normbi Date: 05/15/2009

Use Virtual Earth with PerformancePoint Server to combine and analyze information

Check out this video that demonstrates how combining Microsoft Virtual Earth with PerformancePoint...

Author: JB Hendrickson Date: 05/14/2009

Download PerformancePoint documentation from TechNet

As you know, we make available some of the content from the PerformancePoint Server 2007 technical...

Author: JB Hendrickson Date: 05/14/2009

Report Building with Excel Services

One of the most useful features of Excel Services is report building. Reports can include business...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 04/29/2009

Watch this! PerformancePoint and Pervasive BI with Analytic Vision video

Microsoft recently included its PerformancePoint in the licensing with SharePoint Enterprise for...

Author: JB Hendrickson Date: 04/17/2009

Planning Administration Console and Web.config

The Planning Server Administration Console provides a number of useful controls and settings that...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 04/15/2009

Starter Kit for PerformancePoint Planning Server SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

Check out the download center for a great package that facilitates data import for PerformancePoint...

Author: JB Hendrickson Date: 04/03/2009

Microsoft BI 50,000 feet view diagram

It's important to know that the BI capabilities outlined in the topic PerformancePoint Server and...

Author: normbi Date: 03/31/2009

Seeking Answers? PerformancePoint Services Concerns and Feedback

Deploying PerformancePoint as a service within Office SharePoint Server is an idea that may not be...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 03/13/2009

BI to the Masses = Reduced TCO + Enhanced Capabilities

What does Microsoft’s recent announcement of its desire to bring “BI to the masses” mean to your...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 02/27/2009

PerformancePoint Server Installation – Roles and Permissions

Many large and mid-size organizations have IT teams that install and maintain the network servers....

Author: Steve Hord Date: 02/20/2009

Best practices for migrating Planning Server data

The importance of including test, development, and production environments in your PerformancePoint...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 02/13/2009

Filters in PerformancePoint Server Dashboards

I am fortunate to have colleagues that are contributing to my Blog. Time doesn't allow us to know...

Author: normbi Date: 02/10/2009

SharePoint+PerformancePoint Service and the Balanced Scorecard Method

In my last post, What is the Balanced Scorecard method?, I briefly describe Kaplan and Norton's...

Author: normbi Date: 02/09/2009

What is the Balanced Scorecard method? Some Examples...

The Balanced Scorecard method of Kaplan and Norton is a strategic approach and performance...

Author: normbi Date: 02/07/2009

Take advantage of Project Server 2007 with PerformancePoint Server 2007 Monitoring and Analytics

“How to Leverage Project Server 2007 with PPS 2007 Monitoring and Analytics,” is a new white paper...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 02/03/2009

Microsoft to bring Business Intelligence to the Masses

On January 27, Microsoft revealed plans to change their business intelligence strategy. This change,...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 01/29/2009

Configuring Kerberos Security with PerformancePoint Monitoring Server 2007

Hal here with a quick update. We have received some feedback that configuring Kerberos security with...

Author: halzucati Date: 01/26/2009

PerformancePoint Server changes and a new roadmap

Microsoft PerformancePoint Server (PPS) Monitoring and Analytics (M&A) will soon officially...

Author: normbi Date: 01/26/2009

Finance Ninja and integrating risk into performance management

I am re-posting this Blog. I wonder if companies will (or do) re-purpose or customize their BI...

Author: normbi Date: 01/20/2009

BI: Thriving in Economic Uncertainty

I just read one of several articles available on the redesigned Microsoft Business Intelligence site...

Author: normbi Date: 01/13/2009

Distributed deployment of PerformancePoint Planning or Monitoring Server

I found the following deployment example topologies on a PowerPoint slide deck from one of our...

Author: normbi Date: 01/12/2009

A code based solution to creating a comprehensive audit view of submissions in Planner Server

Happy New Year! Whether it be for year-end review or on a regular basis, you may have the need to...

Author: JB Hendrickson Date: 01/07/2009

Save money by incorporating best practices for Data Warehousing

I just read an article called Best Practices for Data Warehousing with SQL Server 2008 that is worth...

Author: normbi Date: 12/26/2008

Running Office SharePoint and SQL Server 2008 in a Hyper-V environment

Because PerformancePoint Server is integrated with SQL Server and Office SharePoint Server (or WSS),...

Author: normbi Date: 12/21/2008

The economy, software, and business intelligence

I just read Generating positive PR for the IT department and a couple of trends seem evident. · "A...

Author: normbi Date: 12/20/2008

PerformancePoint Server SP2: Hyper-V is supported

IT Pro writer, Hal, wrote a great post about PerformancePoint Server (PPS) Service Pack 2 here. I...

Author: normbi Date: 12/16/2008

PerformancePoint SP2 is now LIVE!

Hal here with a quick update. PerformancePoint Server SP2 is LIVE!. The PerformancePoint Server...

Author: halzucati Date: 12/10/2008

Management Reporter revisited

Management Reporter The new, free add-on to PPS, Management Reporter, deserves more press. As Andrew...

Author: normbi Date: 12/01/2008

BI The Way... now with Pictures!

Hal here, Just wanted to let everyone know that the PerformancePoint UA team now has a face! Well,...

Author: halzucati Date: 11/05/2008

David

I'm the manager of the PerformancePoint Server IT Pro writing team, and I've been involved with...

Author: halzucati Date: 11/05/2008

Steve

Author: halzucati Date: 11/05/2008

Norm

Author: halzucati Date: 11/05/2008

Hal

Hello!My name is Hal Zucati and I work full time at Microsoft in Redmond Washington. I'm currently a...

Author: halzucati Date: 11/05/2008

Introduction to Steve Hord (Bio)... PerformancePoint Server documentation team writer

My name is Steve Hord and I will be contributing to the B.I. the way... PerformancePoint Server...

Author: normbi Date: 11/04/2008

PerformancePoint Server Planning Business Modeler topics are now available.

The Planning Business Modeler topics are now "out of the box". These topics are organized by...

Author: normbi Date: 10/31/2008

PerformancePoint Server and Hyper-V on a test machine

Hello, this is Norm. I have been tinkering with Hyper-V, which I loaded onto a Dell Optiplex 745...

Author: normbi Date: 10/30/2008

Making PerformancePoint Server documentation better

Hello, this is Norm. Over the next few weeks, I will post some of the more frequented and important...

Author: normbi Date: 10/28/2008

Introducing the PerformancePoint Server documentation team

Hello, my name is Norm Warren. In January 2008, I started a Blog called Norm's PerformancePoint...

Author: normbi Date: 10/21/2008