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Build your SQL Reporting, Power View, and SharePoint BI skills
Whether you′re creating an invoice for a small business or a BI dashboard to help manage a multinational corporation, you need to deliver accurate information. This book shows you how to accomplish this by walking you through Microsoft′s reporting platform. You′ll dive into SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services′ architecture and BI fundamentals, as well as the key ingredients to successful report design. You′ll then get up to speed on building business reports with Report Builder and using Power View to make fast, interactive, visual analytics pervasive and accessible to business users.
Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services:
- Demonstrates self–service reporting with Report Builder, using wizards, and simple design tools
- Helps you design highly visual and attractive business reports with dynamic formatting, drill–down, and drill–through actions
- Provides the tools to build BI dashboards, scorecards, and performance indicators
- Demonstrates building BI Semantic Models, interactively exploring data in Power View, and creating compelling presentations
- Features helpful examples, hands–on code, and resourceful solutions for common problems
- Demonstrates how to integrate Reporting Services with SharePoint, configure and use Power View, and manage a native mode report server
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About the Author
Paul Turley is a Mentor with SolidQ, a Microsoft MVP, solution architect, teacher, and presenter.
Robert Bruckner is a principal software architect and developer with the Microsoft SQL Server division and is responsible for the technical architecture of SSRS and Power View.
Thiago Silva is an MCPD, architect, and consultant for Credera, whose clients include Fortune 1000 companies and emerging industry leaders.
Ken Withee is President of Portal Integrators LLC, a software company that develops business applications for the SharePoint platform.
Grant Paisley is a SQL Server MVP and founder of Angry Koala, a successful Business Intelligence consulting firm based in Sydney, Australia.