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Business Intelligence Features in Excel

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Mar, 27, 2019 05:03

Leveraging Power BI to get the most from Microsoft Excel Microsoft’s new BI tool “Power BI” can seamlessly integrate with a plethora of Business Intelligence features from Microsoft Excel, including: Power Query Power View PowerPivot Power Map All these features can be a little confusing as there are so many options to choose from it […]

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Power BI vs Tableau

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Mar, 27, 2019 03:03

Which of these powerful tools is going to be best for your business? This question has been on the minds of many CIOs and Senior IT leaders for many years now. Unfortunately there is no clear winner in this debate, as both are great tools to gain additional knowledge on your data. However, it is […]

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Deep-Dive of Microsoft’s Power BI for Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 10, 2015 06:05

Microsoft Office 365’s Power BI contains a collection of features and services that enables organization to visualize data and share these discoveries in a very similar manner as SharePoint 2013’s on-premise business intelligence  environmental capabilities.

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An Overview of Microsoft PerformancePoint 2013 in SharePoint 2013

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 07, 2015 03:05

PerformancePoint is one of the most used Business Intelligence components within SharePoint 2013, and it is primarily used to create and share centrally managed dashboards. In many cases, PerformancePoint reports are designed in a manner to be updated at any time and modified to be viewed in various ways, such as reports or even KPIs and score cards. PerformancePoint […]

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Microsoft Excel Services, PowerPivot, and Power View Deep-dive

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 07, 2015 12:05

Microsoft Excel Services, PowerPivot, and Power View Deep-dive. Excel has more capabilities and relevance in Business Intelligence within SharePoint and Office 365 than any other Microsoft Office program. The following section details some of the wide range of powerful capabilities for reports, score cards, and dashboards, as shown in the image below, which Excel and SharePoint 2013 can deliver to your […]

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Business Intelligence Consulting Services – The EPC Group Experts

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Mar, 14, 2015 09:03

With the new technology releases from Microsoft, Business Intelligence can come in the form of a combination of SQL Server and non-SQL Server data sources and the delivery intelligence through SharePoint 2013, Office 365 (Power BI), SharePoint Online and Microsoft Office. EPC Group has deep expertise in access external line-of-business (LOB) systems as well as working […]

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BCS, External & LOB Systems Integration Strategies for SharePoint 2013 & Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Mar, 13, 2015 03:03

SharePoint Business Connectivity Services (BCS) provides for the ability to integrate with data that is stored outside of SharePoint in to SharePoint 2013 as well as Office 365 and Microsoft solutions. The BCS enables for data to be integrated into SharePoint, Office 365, SharePoint Online and other Microsoft solutions in reports or lists for BI initiatives or into SharePoint 2013’s search to be able to […]

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A Business Intelligence (BI) Deep-dive into SharePoint 2013

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Mar, 10, 2015 03:03

Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities in SharePoint 2013 are vast and in many cases are achieved with a combination of SharePoint and Microsoft Office or SharePoint and SQL Server’s capabilities. I have worked with a variety of organizations in presenting SharePoint 2013‘s BI capabilities and have found that it is best done by showing examples rather than […]

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Provisioning Microsoft Power BI for Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Feb, 09, 2015 06:02

Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 enables Self-service Business Intelligence for all your data. With Power BI, you get complete self-service BI for your on-premises and cloud-based data by using the new data discovery and analysis features in Excel with the collaboration capabilities in the new Power BI for Office 365 online service. To administer […]

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Managing Your Current SharePoint 2010 Initiative with 2013 in Mind

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Jul, 17, 2012 01:07

With the SharePoint Server 2013 Preview being released yesterday there are a lot of organizations who are currently involved in large SharePoint 2010 deployments who are wondering how best they can adjust or minimize any system architecture or information architecture changes as well as governance updates to their current initiative. I have had the pleasure […]

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