Webcast Update – Microsoft Office PerformancePoint 2007 demo



Microsoft Office PerformancePoint: Optimizing Business Performance


Recorded: April 7, 2008

Michael Patterson, Microsoft Corporation


Length: 57 minutes



Overview: Microsoft BI

Product Demo: PerformancePoint Server 2007

  – demo also showcases some capabilities of SharePoint 2007, SQL Server 2005 , Excel 2007



00:00 – 13:21   Opening Slides

Microsoft BI Vision & Architecture

PerformancePoint: Monitor, Analyze, Plan


13:22 – 14:40   Demo Scenario

– Retail sample, sales for bike company (‘AdventureWorks’)

– Executive role with full permissions and access


14:41 – 26:59   Monitor

– Dashboard interface includes scorecard with key performance indicators (KPIs)

– Analytic report views, drill down, drill through, cross drill, filters 


27:00 – 45:59   Analyze

– Query database using data visualizations, drill down, trend charts, OLAP functionality

– Advanced visualizations, exception highlighting, decomposition tree, performance map

– Easy report creation with drag-and-drop, point-and-click navigation and development

– Publish report to web within few steps


46:00 – 57:00   Plan

– Excel-based add-in for PerformancePoint

– Manage budgeting assignments, submit forecasts, input calculations, what-if scenarios

– Centralize and automate complex planning processes, such as allocations



Please Comment on this webcast demo, or

Contact Me if you’d like to schedule a follow up Microsoft BI demo –

if I can’t provide the demo myself, one of my colleagues or partners can assist


PerformancePoint Webcast Demohosted by Jason Morales

June 17, 11am (PDT)