Microsoft SharePoint Training
Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013

by Certstaffix® Training

Length: 5 day(s)      Public Class Price: $2925/person (USD)      Group Onsite Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Microsoft SharePoint


Microsoft SharePoint Training
Dive into the business intelligence features in SharePoint 2013—and use the right combination of tools to deliver compelling solutions.

In this course you will learn how to take control of business intelligence (BI) with the tools offered by SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012. You’ll get step-by-step instructions for understanding how to use these technologies best in specific BI scenarios—whether you’re a SharePoint administrator, SQL Server developer, or business analyst.

This course will show you how to: Manage the entire BI lifecycle, from determining key performance indicators to building dashboards, Use web-based Microsoft Excel services and publish workbooks on a SharePoint Server, Mash up data from multiple sources and create Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) using PowerPivot, Create data-driven diagrams that provide interactive processes and context with Microsoft Visio Services, Use dashboards, scorecards, reports, and key performance indicators to monitor and analyze your business and Use SharePoint to view BI reports side by side, no matter which tools were used to produced them.
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  Group Classes for Organizations - Onsite at Your Office How It Works

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  • An expert Instructor will come to your office
  • Course can be customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session

  Public Corporate Classes - Live Online: Our Location or Yours How It Works

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led, live online training you attend in a local computer lab or from your home/office. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

  • A real, live instructor teaching you from another location
  • Hands-on learning with the software you are being taught
  • Interaction with all students in the class at other locations
  • Easy assistance from the instructor

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  Detailed Course Topics

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Course Topics

Chapter 1 Business intelligence in SharePoint
Leading up to BI
Beware of losing sight of what matters most
What is BI?
Microsoft’s vision for BI and self-service BI
What SharePoint does for BI
The BI stack: SQL Server + SharePoint + Office
Examples of BI in SharePoint 2013
Creating a report by using an Odata feed from a SharePoint list

Chapter 2 Planning for business intelligence adoption
Business user communities
The progression of BI
Tool selection
An action plan for adoption: Build it and they might come

Chapter 3 The lifecycle of a business intelligence implementation
Working together: SQL Server 2012 + SharePoint 2013 + Office 2013
SQL Server 2012 features
The lifecycle of a BI implementation

Chapter 4 Using PowerPivot in Excel 2013
The Data Model
PowerPivot 2013
Calculations with DAX
Importing data from Windows Azure Marketplace
Paving the ground

Chapter 5 Using Power View in Excel 2013
Introducing Power View
What’s new in Power View
Using Power View
Creating visualizations
Filtering data
Saving a Power View workbook

Chapter 6 Business intelligence with Excel Services 2013
A brief history of Excel Services
When to use Excel Services
The Data Model in Excel Services
Configuring the server
Opening an Excel workbook in the browser
Extending Excel Services

Chapter 7 Using PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013
A brief history
When do I use PowerPivot for SharePoint?
Getting started
Publishing to SharePoint
Scheduling data refreshes
Workbooks as a data source
Monitoring with PowerPivot for SharePoint

Chapter 8 Using PerformancePoint Services
A brief history of PerformancePoint Services
An overview of PerformancePoint Services components
What’s new in PerformancePoint Services 2013
The PerformancePoint Services architecture
PerformancePoint Services configuration
Providing a performance solution

Chapter 9 Using Visio and Visio Services
Background
What’s new in Visio 2013
Six reasons to include Visio 2013 in your BI suite
When do I use Visio and Visio Services?
Incorporating Visio into a BI solution
Visio Services: Example 1
Visio Services: Example 2

Chapter 10 Bringing it all together
Dashboards
Tools in SharePoint for authoring dashboards
Which dashboard tool should I use?
Dashboard (Web Part) pages in SharePoint
Using Excel Services in the dashboard (Web Part page)
Preparing the workbook for the dashboard: adding parameters
Adding to the dashboard (Web Part page)
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Public Class Format

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led live online training you attend either from your home/work location or in one of our computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with you like in a traditional classroom.


Quality Instructors

Our instructors have many years of experience teaching adult learners in person and online.

Complete Lab Environment

Access to software required is provided in a lab environment during class.

Hands-on Learning

Most classes are not all lecture - you can learn by actually doing.


Small Classes

You get more attention from the instructor and classes flow more smoothly.

Post-Class Lab Access*

Access practice lab environment for 180 days after most classes*.


Low Cancellation Rate

Most classes run as scheduled.



*These courses do not have post-class lab environment access: Adobe, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online Edition, Google, HTML, WordPress, ITIL, Six Sigma, CompTIA, Project Management, SEO, Social Media.


Group Training

Have a group of several students needing the same training? Then onsite training is a perfect option for you. We'll come onsite to your office so you don't have to travel. You'll be able to fully customize a course to your needs. Lastly, you can save per student versus our public classes.

How Onsite Training Works

  • An expert Instructor will come to your office and personally train the students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Each student receives a Course Manual with Practice Files (Materials provided before the class date)
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session
  • Training is completed in a convenient session(s) of your choosing
  • Two 15 minute breaks and one hour long break for lunch daily

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Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Class Reviews

Here are a sample of Microsoft SharePoint class reviews from past students that have attended our Microsoft SharePoint training courses.



Dive into the business intelligence features in SharePoint 2013—and use the right combination of tools to deliver compelling solutions.

In this course you will learn how to take control of business intelligence (BI) with the tools offered by SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012. You’ll get step-by-step instructions for understanding how to use these technologies best in specific BI scenarios—whether you’re a SharePoint administrator, SQL Server developer, or business analyst.

This course will show you how to: Manage the entire BI lifecycle, from determining key performance indicators to building dashboards, Use web-based Microsoft Excel services and publish workbooks on a SharePoint Server, Mash up data from multiple sources and create Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) using PowerPivot, Create data-driven diagrams that provide interactive processes and context with Microsoft Visio Services, Use dashboards, scorecards, reports, and key performance indicators to monitor and analyze your business and Use SharePoint to view BI reports side by side, no matter which tools were used to produced them.


Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.80 out of 5 from 28 students

4.89 out of 5

Very well organized


- attended our SharePoint for End Users class

4.83 out of 5

This course was more elementary than my company had anticipated but overall useful. Please have a site manager course!


- attended our SharePoint for End Users class

5.00 out of 5

The instructor was extremely knowledgeable and patient. I really appreciate him answering all of my questions, and walking me through the steps to achieve the desired results.


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

4.33 out of 5

The instructor was easy to understand and very helpful when participants had a question. Pace of the class was good for my level of understanding.


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5

My instructor Ali was outstanding! He was extremely knowledgeable and very patient. And answered all of the students questions including mine.


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.94 out of 5

Instructor was very easy to follow and kept up a great pace. Easy to talk to and understood all of the questions that were presented.


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.64 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint for End Users class

4.76 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.47 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.82 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.76 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

4.41 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

4.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.82 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

4.65 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

4.94 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.88 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.24 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2016 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

4.88 out of 5


- attended our SharePoint 2013 for End Users class

Please contact us if we do not yet have any reviews or you would like more.

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