Microsoft Performancepoint 2007 for Dummies®
Even if it’s your first look at a business performance management system, you’ll find this handy guide makes you look like a pro! You’ll find out how to set goals, create plans to get you there, and produce reports to track your progress. You’ll also discover how to:
- Develop a plan and set goals to drive performance and accelerate business decision-making
- Configure security features to protect your information
- Navigate the reporting interface to quickly find the data that will help you make the right decisions
- Use different data source types
- Create key performance indicators to find out how your business is really doing
- Work with dashboards and scorecards to quickly view business-critical information
Get the most out of Microsoft Office PerformancePoint so you can dramatically enhance your performance management. With Microsoft PerformancePoint 2007 For Dummies, you’ll find out how as you keep your business activities in line with corporate strategies.
Rachel Blum and Mark Chen are Principal Business Intelligence Architects with Moore Stephens Business Solutions. They're experts in designing and deploying BI solutions in the financial services industry.
Table of Contents
Part I: Planning and Reporting.
Chapter 1: Understanding PerformancePoint 2007.
Chapter 2: Knowing What PPS Components You Need.
Chapter 3: Determining Your Goals by Planning the Plan.
Part II: Applying Your Goals.
Chapter 4: Setting Your Goals by Creating the Plan.
Chapter 5: Bringing the Pieces Together: Building a Model.
Chapter 6: Shoring Up Your Model with Security and Process.
Chapter 7: Crafting Forms and Reports with Excel.
Part III: Building Your Business Reports.
Chapter 8: Getting Started with PPS Monitoring & Analytics.
Chapter 9: Making the Connection to Your Business Data.
Chapter 10: Picturing Your Business Performance with Indicator.
Chapter 11: Showing Your Company’s Most Important Measures: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Chapter 12: Scoring Your Business Performance: Assembling Your KPIs with a Scorecard.
Chapter 13: Unleashing Business Knowledge: Displaying and Charting Your Data with Reports.
Part IV: Viewing and Analyzing Your Business Reports.
Chapter 14: Monitoring Your Business at a Glance with Dashboards.
Chapter 15: Discovering Your Business Performance with Dashboards.
Chapter 16: Analyzing Your Business Reports.
Chapter 17: Organizing, Formatting, and Presenting Your Business Reports.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Great References.
Chapter 19: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Pitfalls.
Appendix: Installing a Sample Data Source.
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