Here are some great Microsoft SAP resources SAP and SAP BW data in PowerPivot using-sql-server-powerpivot-for-excel-to-analyze-sap-data.aspx. SAP HANA data in PowerPivothttp://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/scn/weblogs?blog=/pub/wlg/26747. Microsoft Connector http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd299430.aspx BizTalk Adapter http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc185427.aspx XML/A Provider with .NET http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc974473.aspx SAP Excel ODBO connector, see: https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/scn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/1031a475-a633-2a10-f4b4-ccfe615c0517 Multiple SAP BI interoperability papers http://www.microsoft.com/isv/sap/technology/interop/bi.aspx SSIS and SAP BI White Paper http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd299430.aspx SSRS and SAP NetWeaver BI Technical…
Some new links to check out about what is coming from a BI perspective in Office/SharePoint 2013 PowerPivot:Powerful data analysis and data modeling in Excel What’s new in PowerPivot in Excel 2013 Power View:Explore, visualize, and present your data What’s new inPower View in Excel 2013 and in SharePoint 2013 QuickStart: LearnDAX Basics in 30…
Forrester Research has positioned Microsoft as a leader in the “The Forrester Wave™: Self-Service Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2012” report.
Free MVA courses here http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/colleges/sqlserver
Looks like a good online training on Microsoft Data Quality Services. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlserver/hh830374.aspx Also a nice AdWorks sample http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/AdventureWorks-Sample-for-826a2ce9
Latest and greatest All up Microsoft BI Demo image is located here http://www.microsoft.com/betaexperience/pd/BIVHD/enus/. Also hosted version is here http://fs.mssalesdemos.com
FINALLY!!!! and updated for SQL Server 2012. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29061
This is truly excellent content. Kudos to the MS Team. Links to presos and videos below. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/6982.sql-server-2012-developer-training-kit-bom-en-us.aspx
I just put this together for a customer and thought I would share it. It goes through the entire install and configuration process screen by screen, to build a stand alone server with all the server side components of the Microsoft Business intelligence solution. Enjoy! Microsoft Business Intelligence 2012 Single Server Install Guide.pdf
Just released a new SQL Server 2012 Product Guide ready to download.