What’s the use of putting out reports that no one reads? Properly created dashboards are graphical representations that put data in a context for your audience, and they look really cool! How cool? You’ll find out when you see the dazzling examples in Excel 2007 Dashboards & Reports For Dummies. And, before long, everyone’s eyes will be riveted to your dashboards and reports too!
This cookbook full of practical and applicable recipes will enable you to use the full latest capabilities of Dashboard Design to visually transform your business data. A wide range of recipes will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to perform tasks like configuring charts, creating drill- downs, making component colors dynamic, using alerts in maps, building pop-up screens, setting up What-If scenarios, and many more.
Web 2.0 Ajax portals are among the most successful web applications of the Web
2.0 generation. iGoogle and Pageflakes are the pioneers in this market and were
among the first to show Ajax’s potential. Portal sites give users a personal homepage
with one-stop access to information and entertainment from all over the Web, as
well as dashboards that deliver powerful content aggregation for enterprises. A Web
2.0 portal can be used as a content repository just like a SharePoint or DotNetNuke
site. Because they draw on Ajax to deliver rich, client-side interactivity, Web 2.
My deepest thanks to Greg Croy, Christopher Morris, Loren Abdulezer and
all the professionals at Wiley who have helped bring this book to fruition.
And a special thank you to my beautiful wife Mary who will open this book
long enough to read the dedication and acknowledgments.
Dive into the business intelligence (BI) features in SharePoint 2010—and use the right combination of tools to deliver compelling solutions. This practical guide helps you explore several BI application services available in SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server® 2008 R2. You’ll learn each technology with step-by-step instructions, and determine which ones work best in specific BI scenarios—whether you’re a SharePoint administrator, SQL Server developer, or business analyst
OpenStack is an open source software for building public and private clouds, born from
Rackspace and NASA. It is now a global success and is developed and supported by scores
of people around the globe and backed by some of the leading players in the cloud space
today. This book is specifically designed to quickly help you get up to speed with OpenStack
and give you the confidence and understanding to roll it out into your own datacenters.
The need for Business Intelligence (BI) solutions and data analysis has always
existed, and so have different approaches to fulfill this need. Traditional BI software
has heavily relied on techniques that have been around and persisted through the
decades, but newer technologies have emerged in recent times that have proven
to be more flexible and, therefore, more adequate for the evolving environment in
which they are used. QlikView is an example of this kind of disruptive technology, a
kind of software that changes the rules of the game.
QlikView is different; that's a fact.
A team of well-known Microsoft MVPs joins forces in this fully updated resource, providing you with in-depth coverage of development tools in the latest iteration of the immensely popular SharePoint. From building solutions to building custom workflow and content management applications, this book shares field-tested best practices on all aspect of SharePoint 2013 development.