Microsoft (R) Office 2007 Business Intelligence

Microsoft (R) Office 2007 Business Intelligence : Reporting, Analysis, and Measurement from the Desktop

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Extract and analyze mission-critical enterprise data using Microsoft Office 2007

This authoritative volume is a practical guide to the powerful new collaborative Business Intelligence tools available in Office 2007. Using real-world examples and clear explanations, Microsoft Office 2007 Business Intelligence: Reporting, Analysis, and Measurement from the Desktop shows you how to use Excel, Excel Services, SharePoint, and PerformancePoint with a wide range of stand-alone and external data in today's networked office. You will learn how to analyze data and generate reports, scorecards, and dashboards with the Office tools you're already using to help you in your everyday work.

Create Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts and apply Conditional Formatting
Convert Excel spreadsheets into Excel Tables with Conditional Formatting and Charting
Connect external data to Excel using Office Data Connections and SharePoint
Create SharePoint dashboards that display data from multiple sources
Add Key Performance Indicators and Excel Services reports to your dashboards
Harness advanced SQL Server 2005 data analysis tools with the Excel Data Mining Add-In and Visio Cluster Diagrams
Generate integrated PerformancePoint Scorecards
Create Visio PivotDiagrams and Windows Mobile spreadsheets

All of the examples in the book can be downloaded for free by doing the following: go to Click on the Computing tab. Click on the Downloads page. Click on the book's title to download the examples.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 444 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 27.94mm | 657.71g
  • Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, map
  • 0071494243
  • 9780071494243
  • 1,097,923

Table of contents




Chapter 1. Introduction to Microsoft Office BI Concepts

Chapter 2. PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Conditional Formatting

Chapter 3. Excel Tables: Conditional Formatting, What-If and Statistics, and Charts

Chapter 4. Excel and External Data: Files, Databases, Cubes, and Data from the Internet

Chapter 5. Excel and SharePoint: Reports, Key Performance Indicators, and Dashboards

Chapter 6. Excel and Data Mining: Key Influencers, Categories, and Forecasting

Chapter 7. PerformancePoint: Dashboards, Scorecards, and Key Performance Indicators

Chapter 8. Office BI: Office, Visio, Windows Mobile, Office Online, SQL Server, and Virtual Earth

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About Doug Harts

Doug Harts is a member of the Microsoft Business Intelligence Advisory Council and the Excel Advisory Council. He is the Chief Technology Officer of Cizer Software and is a frequent speaker at SQL Server and Microsoft conferences. Doug maintains an Office Business Intelligence & Data Mining community website at With 20 years of experience in the field, Doug brings a lively style to the explanation of practical BI techniques.
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