Not SQL Related - but been working on some BI things lately so I thought I would share

PerformancePoint server virtual labs on TECHNET

Learn how to create dashboards end to end and use different data sources. Select the labs with PerformancePoint in the title.


Link to more detail: technetoffice.aspx?tab=virtuallabs


Management Reporter is now available to PerformancePoint Server 2007

Microsoft Office PerformancePoint 2007 Management Reporter, a part of Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007, is a new report writer designed to help finance groups create and generate financial reports that can be distributed across the organization. Management Reporter works directly with PerformancePoint Server 2007, and it can be integrated to a gen­eral ledger system by using the PerformancePoint Data Integration Toolkit ensuring real-time, accurate data directly from the source. The addition of Management Reporter provides financial reporting capabilities to further assist customers in achieving their business goals.  

For more information on Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 and Management Reporter, please visit performancepoint.

SQL Server 2008 launches 4 new BI Virtual Labs

Data Mining with SQL Server 2008

This lab walks you through some key data mining scenarios that will enable predictive analysis across the enterprise.


SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services: Delivering Analysis Services capabilities through Microsoft Office

SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services and its deep integration with Microsoft Office enables every user to drive actionable insights. This lab walks you through some key scenarios to utilize this powerful integration.

SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services- Managing the Report Services Infrastructure

Learn manage reporting services configuration, manage security roles, and configure reports by using subscriptions.

SQL Server Analysis Services- Managing Analysis Services Solutions

Better manage a Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services instance and database, secure analysis services, and monitor