Quickest way to deploy a Microsoft BI environment based on SharePoint – in the Windows Azure cloud

I have recently been talking to a lot of customers and partners about what is the fastest way to deploy a Microsoft BI environment leveraging SharePoint and i usually point them to the following articles on msdn which have Power Shell scripts to deploy the environment. Use PowerShell to Create a Windows Azure VM With…

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Sydney Event – Thursday 6th June 2013 – Learn how DP World gained real-time insight into their business using Mobile BI

Learn how DP World gained real-time insight into their businessDP World, one of the largest marine terminal operators with more than 65 terminals across six continents, has recently implemented a Business Intelligence (BI) solution in partnership with Altis Consulting and Microsoft. The company now delivers real-time key performance indicators to field users in a format…

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BI: Excel Services Data Refresh Flowchart

Use this flowchart to better understand how Excel Services in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 refreshes data or to troubleshoot data connection errors from Excel Services. The Excel Services Data Refresh Flowchart shows the sequence of actions performed by Excel Services when it refreshes data in a data-connected Microsoft Excel workbook that is being rendered by…

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End User Guidance for MS based BI solutions

As more and more customers implement Performance Point Services based BI solutions using SharePoint 2007/2010, one question I am getting asked is about how do we provide continuing guidance to end users beyond the formal user training they might receive. With PPS one can build great BI solutions and if end users aren’t aware of…

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