As mentioned in the past PerformancePoint Server 2007 is RTM!, PerformancePoint Server (PPS) could be of great value to EPM deployments.
To ramp up on PPS and actually practice in a live environment check the following TechNet hands on labs (free of charge!):
After completing this lab, you will be better able to open Dashboard Designer and connect to a data source, create a scorecard and make necessary adjustments, publish content to monitoring server, create reports to publish to server, and create a dashboard and publish to SharePoint server.
After completing this lab, you will be better able to create an Excel 2007 data source, create an Excel 2007 scorecard, modify an Excel 2007 Scorecard, create a report, and create and deploy a dashboard.
After completing this lab, you will be better able to open the workspace, create the Microsoft Office Sharepoint List, create the SharePoint list datasource and scorecard, and create a SQL Server datasource and scorecard.
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