Configuring Data Source Time Settings for Time Intelligence

Setting the time properties in our Data Sources lays the groundwork for Time Intelligence. Essentially, this is where we align our data sources’ understanding of time, and our understanding of time. In this post, we will discuss how to set these time properties for Analysis Services data sources as well as tabular data sources, while…

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Deploying PerformancePoint 2010 Soup to Nuts

The PerformancePoint team receives a lot of questions about how to deploy (or activate) the product now that it lives within the confines of SharePoint. This is definitely a valid question because the “up and running” process is quite different compared to the experience from 2007. To help illustrate the process, I’m going to take…

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Decomposition Tree: Contribution Analysis & Presentation

PerformancePoint Services for SharePoint 2010 introduces the decomposition tree, an interactive arrangement of bar charts that makes it easy to explore contribution relationships. It provides an effective alternative to the “Drill Down To” feature in analytic charts. Flight delay: a simple analysis and presentation scenario I’ve built a model using US Bureau of Transportation Statistics…

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PerformancePoint Services and SharePoint Web Parts Play Well Together

One thing that I think is so powerful about PerformancePoint Services for SharePoint 2010 you might not find on the feature card. You might catch a reference to it in a demo or read it in a an article and not even notice it. The feature in question is web part connectivity. When you see…

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New Features in PerformancePoint Services 2010

Now that SharePoint 2010 is on the horizon, there have been a lot of questions about what the differences are between PerformancePoint Server 2007 and PerformancePoint Services 2010. While most of the feature upgrades surround architectural changes, several changes have been made to enhance the user experience. Below are some of the upgrades that you…

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New Business Intelligence Services in SharePoint Server 2010

The poster, Getting started with business intelligence in SharePoint Server 2010, is a review of all the business intelligence (BI) services in SharePoint Server 2010 (Beta) and can be downloaded in Visio, PDF, and XPS file formats. You will notice that PerformancePoint Server 2007 is integrated into SharePoint Server 2010 (Beta), to add business intelligence…

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Creating Complex KPIs with Calculated Metrics

Many times, the metrics that make up your key performance indicators are not simple values from a data source. In PerformancePoint Server 2007 you could create two kinds of KPI metrics: Simple single value metrics from any supported data source or Complex multiple value metrics from a single Analysis Services data source using MDX. When…

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Introduction to Time Intelligence

Welcome to the world of Time Intelligence for Microsoft Performance Point Services! Dynamically analyzing your data with respect to time has never been easier. From dissecting historic performance, to calculating Year over Year metrics, to analyzing Year to Date performance, Time intelligence puts time dependent data analysis at your fingertips. Flexible Formulas Specify almost any…

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What is PerformancePoint Services for SharePoint 2010?

The PerformancePoint Blog’s design refresh is not a coincidence. A lot has been going on with PerformancePoint as we gear up to release Office 2010, specifically SharePoint 2010. Before we go into what is exciting about PerformancePoint Services for SharePoint 2010, let’s level set by taking a quick tour of what PerformancePoint is and why…

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Business Intelligence is HOT at SharePoint Conference 2009

If this morning’s Dashboards as Easy as 1,2,3 is any indication, Business Intelligence and specifically PerformancePoint Services is high on the radar at the SharePoint Conference. After a quick poll, the audience indicated that very few of the over 1,000 in attendance were using PerformancePoint Server 2007. That means we had a huge crowd of…

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