About the Author
Norm Warren is a writer for PerformancePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Server 2010, at Microsoft and has written articles on PerformancePoint® Server for the information worker, IT Pro, and SQL Server® BI developer audiences. He has a Master's degree in computer information technology and is currently earning an MBA with an emphasis in financial accounting. At Microsoft, Norm gives guidance to the BI community in the way of a blog, Norm's PerformancePoint Server blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/normbi/). He is also a member of The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI).
Mariano Teixeira Neto is a software design engineer on the SQL Server Analysis Services team. For the last three years he’s been working on the PowerPivot for SharePoint.
John Campbell is a program manager with Microsoft’s Excel Services team.
Stacia Misner is the founder of Data Inspirations (www.datainspirations.com), which delivers global business intelligence (BI) consulting and education services. As a consultant, educator, mentor, and author specializing in business intelligence and performance management solutions that use Microsoft technologies, she has more than 25 years of experience in information technology and has focused exclusively on Microsoft BI technologies since 2000. She is the author of multiple books related to Microsoft SQL Server®, and most recently coauthored "Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2" and "Building Integrated Business Solutions with SQL Server 2008 R2 and Office 2010." Stacia is also a Microsoft Certified IT Professional-BI and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist-BI. She currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her husband, Gerry, where you can contact her via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.