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PowerPivot for Business Intelligence Using Excel and SharePoint

Authors: Ralston, Barry

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  • PowerPivot for Business Intelligence Using Excel and SharePoint takes a scenario-based approach to helping you master Microsoft's groundbreaking technology for data mining on the desktop.

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About this book

PowerPivot comprises a set of technologies for easy access to data mining and business intelligence analysis from Microsoft Excel and SharePoint. Power users and developers alike can create sophisticated, online analytic processing (OLAP) solutions using PowerPivot for Excel, and then share those solutions with other users via PowerPivot for SharePoint. Data can be pulled in from any of the leading database platforms, as well as from spreadsheets and flat files.

PowerPivot for Business Intelligence Using Excel and SharePoint is your key to mastering PowerPivot. The book takes a scenario-based approach to showing you how to collect data, to mine that data through insightful analysis, and to draw conclusions that drive business performance. Each chapter in the book is focused on a specific challenge that you’ll encounter when using PowerPivot. Each chapter takes you through a solution technique that’s been proven in the real world.

  • Covers the leading technology for bringing data analytics to the desktop
  • Presents real-world solutions to real-world scenarios
  • Written by a Microsoft Virtual Technical Specialist (VTS) for business intelligence

About the authors

Barry Ralston is the chief architect for business intelligence with Birmingham-based ComFrame Software. Barry is also Microsoft s Virtual Technical Specialist (VTS) for business intelligence, responsible for assisting in Alabama, Mississippi, and northwest Florida in sales efforts including customer meetings, software demonstrations and proof-of-concept efforts. Barry s client successes include: American Cast Iron Pipe Company, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Bank of Hawaii, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and Aflac.

Table of contents (1 chapters)

  • PowerPivot and Predictive Analytics

    Barry Ralston

    Pages 219-264

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3381-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3380-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
PowerPivot for Business Intelligence Using Excel and SharePoint
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Barry Ralston
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-3381-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-3381-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-3380-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 304
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