Passing Context from Scorecards to other Report Views

The PerformancePoint Monitoring Server scorecards have several available fields that can be passed to other report views within a dashboard. When viewing a scorecard in the Dashboard Designer you see these listed in the Available Fields list of the scorecard. As seen in the above screenshot, there are many different fields that can be passed…

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Working with the Monitoring CSS Files to Adjust Settings in Deployed Dashboards

PerformancePoint Monitoring server has a few style sheets that can be adjusted in order to modify settings in your deployed dashboards. For example, when exporting a dashboard using the standard CSS file settings you will see a screen similar to the one below: However, you may want to set the dashboard and page list, filter…

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Connecting Dashboard Filters to Excel Services Pivot Table Report Filters

When integrating Excel Services spreadsheets into your dashboards you will want to connect any report filters used in live pivot tables up to the filters on your dashboard so that the dashboard filter can drive the pivot table filter. The series of steps below will guide you in setting up this scenario. 1. First, you…

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Indicator Filtering – Best Practices

You may have already noticed this when designing and deploying your scorecards – the scorecard filtering by status is dependent on the indicator. For example, take a look at the following scorecard; there are both target indicators (stoplights) and trend indicators (arrows). When selecting the filter status for the scorecard, you are presented with a…

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How do I deploy the Monitoring web part on a separate SharePoint Web Application on the same SharePoint Web Server?

  The component Dashboard Viewer for SharePoint Services (DVSS) contains the following –          A web part solution (PSCWebparts.cab) –          A custom master page (PerformancePointdefault.master) During installation of this component, the Configuration Manager does the following: a.       Adds PSCWebparts.cab to the Solution Store of the SharePoint Web Server. b.      Deploys PSCWebparts.cab to the SharePoint Web application…

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Integration Debugging with PerformancePoint Server 2007 CriTrace

Eric Friedrichsen (ericfr@microsoft.com) Microsoft Corporation November 2007 Required: Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 DashboardsSummary: While you’re developing software that integrates with PerformancePoint Server 2007 Dashboards, you may find it helpful to turn on CriTrace.  CriTrace traces all the calls to the CreateRenderingInstructions web method in RenderingService.asmx and dumps the parameters passed to that web method…

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Filters on PerformancePoint Server 2007 M&A Excel, PowerPoint Report Decks

Eric Friedrichsen (ericfr@microsoft.com) Microsoft Corporation November 2007 Required: Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007Microsoft Office Excel 2007Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Summary: You can use Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 Dashboards to create filtered Excel / PowerPoint report decks. Once you’ve used PPS 2007 to create Dashboards containing Scorecards and ReportViews, you can use a remote, automated…

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Installing PerformancePoint on a Domain Controller

We get a lot of questions about this, so I’m posting, but please remember that installing on a Domain Controller is not a supported scenario, nor is it recommended for any environments except ‘Demo’ environments.   The security works a little differently in DC controllers.  There is a class of issues that exist with many…

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Using PPS M&A Reports to Create an Excel, PowerPoint Report Deck

Sample Code Program.zip Eric Friedrichsen  (ericfr@microsoft.com) Microsoft Corporation November 2007 Applies to: Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007Microsoft Office Excel 2007Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Summary: You can use Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 Dashboards to create and maintain a periodically updated Excel / PowerPoint report deck. Once you’ve used PPS 2007 to create Dashboards containing Scorecards…

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Announcing Microsoft Forums for PerformancePoint Server

We are happy to announce the Microsoft Forums for Microsoft PerformancePoint Server, ProClarity and Master Data Management.  These forums are now publicly available on TechNet or MSDN, allowing for enhancement of the user community by providing a place where users can discuss, share knowledge, and provide new ideas on our products. These are forums for…

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