Ever wondered what Microsoft offers the users for Business Intelligence?
What is possible with tools you already own...
Plumbing - BI Architecture SQL2000 v's SQL2005
Exploring - What tools are best when
Gluing - What do we use to bring it all together
Perception is that Microsoft has a market leading back end in with Analysis Server, but has not had decent front end tools. This no longer true! There are now a range of technologies available including:
- Office Web Components,
- BI Portal,
- Reporting Services,
- Report Builder,
- Data Analyzer,
- Excel Accelerator for OLAP,
- Scorecard Accelerator.
In this session we will explore some of these offerings demonstrating the rich BI delivery platform Microsoft now offers with real world examples.
This is *the* session to drag you Business Users to...
Grant Paisley is the chairman of the Sydney SQL Server User Group. Founder of Angry Koala, he has had 8 years of consulting experience in business intelligence and data warehousing, and 6 years of SQL Server experience. In conjunction with Microsoft Australia evangelists, Grant has worked hard on promoting sound practice in SQL Server business intelligence development.
Powerpoint Presentation here
Clifton's, Level 2, 190 George Street Sydney
5:30PM Pizzas Session 6:00PM until 8:00PM
Tuesday, 28 June 2005