Additional details are coming out on the new features that will be available in PerformancePoint 2013. Here is a list of new stuff: Themes – SharePoint has traditionally been somewhat of a challenge with respect to look and feel configuration and PerformancePoint Services was an even bigger challenge yet. Microsoft has simplified the CSS challenges … Continue reading More details on new PerformancePoint features in SharePoint 2013
This is going to be a very short post… yup, there is almost nothing new. In fact, I did not see anything new. Deep sigh…. Now, there are some changes in PerformancePoint services according to this article, but I sincerely doubt that dashboard migration, filter enhancements and search, BI Center updates, iPad support and security … Continue reading What’s new in PerformancePoint services in SharePoint 2013?
As heard from a senior Microsoft executive, the highly anticipated beta of the product is expected to be released mid to late July.
I was eagerly awaiting the new Release Preview of Windows 8 as I was hoping it would address some of the shortcomings with respect to the Microsoft BI Stack and Windows 8 that I blogged about before. One of the new features introduced in to the IE 10 was Flash support. I have not read … Continue reading PowerView in Windows 8 Release Preview
Had a long conversation with a senior Microsoft executive few days ago. It appears that HTML5 support for PowerView will be released with the Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2012 by the end of this calendar year. A little too late for my taste, but I will take what I can get. My prognostication is … Continue reading HTML5 support for PowerView and the rest of the Microsoft BI stack
Microsoft has recently released a Cumulative Update 2011-12 for Microsoft SharePoint that enables consuming Microsoft BI data visualizations on Apple iPad running iOS 5 Safari browser. Not all visualizations are supported: Visualization Type Renders on iPad Dashboards (filters, linked elements) YES Excel Services (including PPS webpart) YES Reporting Services (including PPS webpart) NO PerformancePoint ScoreCards YES … Continue reading SharePoint on iPad
One of the greatest strengths of SharePoint as it pertains to the world of Microsoft Business Intelligence is its ability to bring together various components of the Microsoft BI stack into a seemless user experience. When it works, it works great, however, when it does not quite work, it gets very annoying.. Recently, I was … Continue reading Using Reporting Services Charts with PerformancePoint reports in a SharePoint Dashboard
Even though PowerView is the only Microsoft Data Visualization tool that is new on that list, it appears that there is some confusion as to how these four options compare with each other. The topic is pretty big, so it will probably take me a few tries to get it done right, but here is the first … Continue reading Choosing between PerformancePoint, PowerView, Excel Services and Reporting Services for your data visualizations
I have been spending more and more time with my Windows 8 Tablet. As I have mentioned numerous times before, there is a lot to like about it. My Samsung Series 7 is running a lot better after I installed the latest drivers for Windows 8 that were just released by Samsung, with touch input being the … Continue reading Using Microsoft PerformancePoint PowerView Excel Services on Windows 8 Tablet
PowerView is getting a lot of good press lately. I personally love it because this is the first data visualization tool available from Microsoft that actually looks good... I don't mean in a functional sense, PerformancePoint is far superior in terms of functionality. PowerView looks good, esthetically pleasing, which is hard to say about PerformancePoint. … Continue reading PowerView in PerformancePoint