Providing Technology Training and Mentoring For Modern Technology Adoption
This four-day instructor-led course concentrates on PowerPivot and Power View in Excel 2013. The attendees will learn how to surface the workbooks and visualizations using the Business Intelligence Center in SharePoint 2013. As far as possible each of the modules is stand-alone allowing for customization of the course for those audiences that may not have an interest in a certain service. This course also provides students with the necessary knowledge to develop reports using Microsoft Report Builder 3.0. The training environment includes SQL 2008R2, SQL Express 2012 and SQL 2012 Standard and Enterprise so that the students can utilize Report Builder 3.0 and generate reports from multiple sources to investigate the different features of each release. The course covers the Report Builder 3.0 wizards, basics of report design, intermediate reports with report parameters and report expressions, report visualizations including graphs, charts, images, and gauges, advanced reporting including the utilization of maps, interactive reports, Report Parts and subreports. The course concludes with a special module that includes over 100 tips and tricks for Report Builder 3.0 with step-by-step instructions. All of the examples are available as a take-away for the students after the course.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
This course is intended for analysts, business intelligence (BI) developers and IT professionals that will be involved with the design, development, and maintenance of Excel workbooks utilizing PowerPivot and Power View 2013 to be surfaced on SharePoint.This course is also intended for power users, developers, and IT professionals that will be involved with the design, development, and maintenance of reports created with Report Builder 3.0.
Before attending this course, students must have:
Lab : Course Overview
After completing this module, students will be able to:
In this module we will explore PowerPivot and its analytical capabilities. PowerPivot is a data analysis add-on for Microsoft Excel that allows large amounts of data to be collected, aggregated, and analyzed in one workbook. Sound powerful? It is! We’ll cover everything you need to know to get you up, running, and analyzing.
Lab : PowerPivot
In this module we will cover Power View and the reporting that can be created. From tables to charts and sharing on SharePoint, this module will have you ready to visualize your date in a variety of ways.
Lab : Power View
Module 4: SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Center
In this module, we will explore the new and improved 2013 SharePoint Central Administration site. We are going to cover specifically the new 2013 Business Intelligence Center template within SharePoint. Permissions and roles will be addressed and the included library and list apps will be explained.
Lab : SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Center
This module introduces the interface of Report Builder 3.0, the different features available, and variances in data sources and sets.
Plan Your Reports
Lab : Introduction to Report Builder 3.0
This module explains the wizards.
Lab : Report Builder 3.0 Wizards
This module covers report basics with lists, matrix, and tables, then goes into parameters and the expresionable aspect of reports.
Lab : Report Builder 3.0 Basic Reports
This module is a detailed look at graphics including embedded and Bing map.
Lab : Report Builder 3.0 Graphics
This module covers intermediate reporting with emphasis on actionable reports.
Lab : Intermediate Reports
This module is a collection of how-to with examples.
Lab : Report Builder 3.0 Tips and Tricks