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A User's Guide to Pyramid Analytics

Authors: Fackler, David

  • Ensures that IT professionals have the information needed to install, configure, and manage a complete BI Office environment regardless of the size of the organization or its BI needs
  • Introduces BI professionals and data analysts to the Pyramid Analytics application, now one of the leading on-premise data analytics and reporting solutions for Microsoft BI environments
  • Guides BI Office users through the application’s many features and capabilities to build complete report, dashboard, and publication solutions
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  • Due: December 21, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2062-7
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Softcover £48.99
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  • Due: November 23, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2061-0
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About this book

Take a comprehensive look at the BI Office suite of tools from Pyramid Analytics to gain a solid understanding of the software and how to use it to build reports, dashboards, and publications with your corporate data assets.

A User's Guide to Pyramid Analytics takes a step-by-step approach from exploring basic concepts to taking a deep dive into more sophisticated topics. The book offers tips on managing different aspects of the BI Office application and environment, including users, licenses, security roles, content, business logic, data sources, and data models. Specific client and server configuration challenges are covered as well as BI Office’s geospatial support for map-based reports.

What You’ll Learn

  • Create reports to show corporate data assets using grids, charts, maps, gauges, and advanced visualizations
  • Employ advanced reporting features, including innovative visualizations, advanced analytics (including R integration), and the use of parameters and custom elements to go beyond the basics of cube navigation and querying
  • Build corporate dashboards using report content, other assets, and advanced interactions
  • Author and distribute print-ready publications using report content and dynamic data-based text assets
  • Understand how to install, manage, and administer a complete BI Office environment

Who This Book Is For

  • Business analysts, report developers, and BI professionals responsible for providing data analytics and insights
  • IT professionals responsible for implementing, managing, and supporting BI Office as an on-premise reporting and BI solution
  • Those using BI Office-based content, such as executives, managers, and data consumers

About the authors

Dave Fackler is a business intelligence architect, focusing on enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence (BI) solutions using Microsoft technologies. He has helped organizations design and implement large-scale data warehouses, exploiting SQL Server enterprise database features using dimensional modeling design principles and best practices. He has also architected and developed enterprise ETL processes using SSIS and its robust set of high-performance tasks and transformations. Dave has delivered various end-user reporting solutions using SSAS and SSRS, often coupled with Microsoft Office System components. He speaks about BI at numerous technical conferences, user groups, and other professional groups each year and leads the local SQL Server and Power BI Users Group in Louisville, Kentucky.

Over the last 18 months, Dave has been the lead resource for implementing the BI Office suite from Pyramid Analytics within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Having been a member of the BI team at the VA for the last seven years, he has helped architect and build the entire data warehouse and BI environments and infrastructure supporting over 350 employees serving more than six million veteran patients each year. As the lead for implementing BI Office, Dave has been responsible for installing, configuring, and managing the BI Office infrastructure and environment for use throughout the VA. Dave has also been the lead resource for educating content users and content developers within the VA, crafting and managing a full training and support system that helps over 20,000 users use over 50,000 reports and over 10,000 dashboards on a daily and weekly basis.

Buy this book

eBook £38.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: December 21, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2062-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover £48.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • Due: November 23, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2061-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A User's Guide to Pyramid Analytics
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
David Owen Fackler
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2062-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2061-0
Edition Number
1
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