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SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence

This 5-day Instructor Led course How to use SharePoint as your platform for Business Intelligence. Journey through the SharePoint Business Intelligence Center, Excel Services, Reporting Services, Analysis Service, Perfor... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
Computer Literacy and basic understanding of SharePoint user interface.
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5 Days

Course Content

Module 1: Overview
Understand your course, classroom, classmates, facility and instructor.

Module 2: Business Intelligence
In this module we review what Business Intelligence (BI) is and what the typical BI goals are. We also explore how Microsoft BI tools are enabling more advanced Business Intelligence features to filter down/up to the decision makers and Information Workers in general.

Module 3: Business Intelligence Center
In this module we are going to explore the Business Intelligence Center site definition that comes with SharePoint 2010.

Lab : Business Intelligence Center
Explore SharePoint Business Intelligence Center
Explore Dashboard Designer

Module 4: Data Mart and Data Warehouse
In this module we explore what data is and some of the many forms that it takes. We then explore and define the terms Data Warehouse and Data Mart. This module is important in that as we move through the remainder of the course, we will need to have data to manipulate and work with to build our BI components.

Lab : Data and Data Formats
Explore Data Formats

Lab : Build A Data Warehouse
Create a Simple Data Warehouse

Lab : Extract and Load
Explore the Extract stage

Lab : Transform and Load
Explore Transform and Load stages
Realize the importance of primary/unique keys

Lab : Granularity
Create Data
Warehouse Granularity Levels

Lab : Build A Data Mart
Create a Data Mart

Lab : SQL Server to SharePoint Lists
Populate a SharePoint List with SQL Server data

Module 5: Business Connectivity Services
In this module we are going to take a look at the new Business Connectivity Services.

Lab : BCS Basics
Explore External Content Types
Create a new External Content Type
Create an External List

Lab : BCS With Data Warehouse
Creating an Large External List using ECTs
Using Filters and External lists
Creating and Configuring Entity Profile Pages

Lab : Office and BCS for BI
Explore Office and BCS Integration

Module 6: Workflows
In this module we will explore the feature of SQL Server called Analysis Services (SSAS). When regular SQL queries can’t handle your data, MDX queries in SSAS can!

Lab : Analysis Services
Create Dimension and Fact tables with SSIS

Lab : Building An Analysis Services Database
Create a Analysis Services Database
Create a Cube
Create Dimensions
Create Fact Tables
Create a KPI

Module 7: Filter Web Parts
In this module we will explore Filter Web Parts and the important role they play in building Business Intelligence portals.

Lab : Filter Web Parts
Use each of the Filter Web Parts

Lab : User Profiles and Filters
Integrate User Profiles with Filters and Reports

Module 8: Excel Services
In this module we will explore and work with the various features of SharePoint’s Excel Services.

Lab : Create An Excel Report
Create An Excel Report

Lab : Excel Services
Learn to use Excel Services
Create/Publish to Excel Services
Configure Excel Services
Shared Data Connections

Lab : MDX
Explore Excel 2010 MDX features
Create a Slicer
Create an MDX Set

Lab : Sparklines
Use Excel 2010 Sparklines

Lab : Filters and
Excel Services
Explore Filter Web Parts and Excel Services

Lab : REST and Web Services
Explore REST features of Excel Services
Explore the Excel Services Web Service

Module 9: PowerPivot
In this module we explore the new PowerPivot tools of SQL Server 2008 R2 and Excel 2010.

Lab : Install Power Pivot
Install PowerPivot for Excel
Install PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010
Configure PowerPivot for SharePoint

Lab : Use PowerPivot
Explore PowerPivot Functions
Use Basic PowerPivot
Use PowerPivot with
Large DataSets
Create PowerPivot Linked Tables
Publish to SharePoint
Automating Data Refresh
Analyzing Usage Data

Module 10: Reporting Services
In this module we will explore Reporting Services, its integration with SharePoint and how to build Reporting Services reports.

Lab : Install Reporting Services
Configure Reporting Services
Create a Reporting Services Report
Configure Reporting Services Web Part

Lab : Building Reports with Reporting Services
Create Advanced Reporting Services report
Filter Web Parts and Reports

Lab : Create Advanced Reporting Services reportFilter Web Parts and Reports
Create Report Part Gallery
Create a Report Library
Create Report Parts
Create a Report using Report Parts
Automated Report Delivery

Lab : Reporting Services and PowerPivot
Setup Reporting Services RSS Feed
Create and Use Data Feed Library
Utilize Reporting Services data in PowerPivot
Utilize PowerPivot data in Reporting Services

Module 11: Performance Point
In this module we will explore Performance Point and how it supercharges your BI Dashboards and Key Performance Indicators.

Lab : Performance Point
Explore Performance Service Application
Explore the Dashboard Designer
Create A Scorecard
Create A PP KPI
Explore Time Intelligence
Create Performance Point Reports
Create Filters
Create A Dashboard

Module 12: Visio and Access Services
In this module we will explore Visio and Access Services and how to integrate it into your Report process.

Lab : Visio Servcies
Use Visio Services
Publish a Visio to SharePoint
Tie report process to Visio

Lab : Access Services
Explore Access Services
Publish Access Database To SharePoint

Module 13: GeoSpatial Data with Charts and Maps
In this module we will explore GeoSpatial data and how to use the new .NET Charts and Mapping features of SharePoint 2010.

Lab : GeoSpatial Data with SQL Server
Populate a SQL Server Database using Shape2SQL
Utilize the new Spatial Data Types in SQL Server
Create a Reporting Services Report using Geospatial Data
Publish Geospatial Data to SharePoint 2010

Lab : Bing Maps
Utilize Bing Maps API
Create a Simple Map With Content Editor Web Part
Create an Advanced Map with Data Views
Explore Filters, Data Views and Bing Maps integration
Integrate Geospatial Customer data into SharePoint Sites

Lab : .NET Charts
Utilize .NET Charts

Lab : Google Maps
Utilize Google Maps API
Create a Simple Map With Content Editor Web Part
Create an Advanced Map with Data Views
Explore Filters, Data Views and Google Maps integration
Integrate Geospatial Customer data into SharePoint Sites

CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 6th, 2017

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