The PerformancePoint Planning & Architecture Guide is now complete and live!

The PerformancePoint Planning & Architecture Guide is now complete and live!   Updates have also been make to the Deployment Guide and are now reflected out on TechNet.  The next refresh of the documentation will be in November.  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb794633.aspx   To recap, the roadmap to the PerformancePoint documentation is as follows:   On the base install: …

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Importing SSAS 2005 KPIs into the Dashboard Designer

When using the Scorecard wizard from within the dashboard designer, one of the options is to import SQL Server Analysis Services KPIs, as shown in the below screenshot. In order to use this import functionality, the PerformancePoint Server Web Service must reside on a server that also has the Microsoft.AnalysisServices.dll installed – which gets installed…

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PerformancePoint Server Developer Portal Now Available on MSDN

The PerformancePoint Server Developer Portal is now available on MSDN at the following location:   http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/office/bb660518.aspx   Here you will find SDK documentation, developer guides, data sheets, and other useful topics.

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Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 RTM announced!

This posting is blatantly stolen from Bruno Aziza’s blog site.  I had his permission.  😉  Please visit his site and see all the other great info he’s got out there!  ———————————————————————————————————- LAUNCHED AND SHIPPED!Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 launched last week in New York! (webcast available here).See here some examples of the great press and…

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Creating a Custom Report View Plug-in for PerformancePoint Server 2007 ~ Code Sample

Eric Friedrichsen  (ericfr@microsoft.com) Microsoft Corporation August 2007 Applies to: Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007Summary: It is possible to create your own custom Report View plug-ins for Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007. This is documented in the PerformancePoint Server SDK; see the PerformancePoint Developer Portal Page at:  http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/office/bb660518 .  Introduction It is possible to create your…

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Error Resulting from Mis-Matched Hierarchies in Filters and Analytic Reports

When linking dashboard filters to analytic report views, care must be taken to ensure that the hierarchies are identical in both the dashboard filter and the analytic report view. With SSAS 2005, cubes commonly contain attribute hierarchies as well as natural or user-defined hierarchies that are very similar. If a user selects the natural or…

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Time Intelligence Post Formula Filters

Time Intelligence Post Formula Filters The Time Intelligence Post Formula Filters allow you to pass dynamic time periods into your scorecards and report views and have each view display a different set of time values, but all based on the selected date from the filter. (If you are new to Time Intelligence, you will also…

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Creating Excel and PowerPoint Documents Using PerformancePoint

Eric Friedrichsen  (ericfr@microsoft.com) Microsoft Corporation August 2007 Applies to: Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007Microsoft Office Excel 2007Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Summary: Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 has the ability to generate Excel and PowerPoint documents without the presence of Microsoft Office.  Introduction Using Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 APIs to generate Excel and PowerPoint documents…

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What’s New for CTP4

  Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 (CTP4) Monitoring and Analytics The following Monitoring and Analytics features have been added to Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 (CTP4): Dashboards ·         OLAP View Sorting/Filtering.  Users can now sort (by column) and filter empty rows/columns in Analytic Charts and Grids. ·         OLAP View Types.  Users can now switch between grids…

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