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50465A: PerformancePoint 2010 Designing and Implementing Scorecards and Dashboards

Module 1: The Business Intelligence Stack
•SQL 2008R2 Business Intelligence Platform
•SQL Analysis Services
•SQL Reporting Services
•Performance Management Tools
•SharePoint 2010
•Multidimensional Space
•Data Mining
•Understanding the Terminology
Lab : The Business Intelligence Stack
•Explore Business Intelligence Development Studio
•Connect into a SQL Server Analysis Services Cube
•Use SQL Server Management Studio
•Explore SharePoint 2010

Module 2: PerformancePoint Services 2010
•Integration with SharePoint Server 2010
•Common Service Application Framework
•New PerformancePoint Features
•Storage Security
•Time Intelligence and Dynamic Filters
•Linking of Web Parts
•KPI Details Report
•Retired Features
Lab : PerformancePoint Services 2010
•Use SharePoint to create a site collection
•Configure Central Administration for PerformancePoint Services
•Create and Explore a PerformancePoint Business Intelligence Center

Module 3: Dashboards and Scorecards Overview
•What is a Dashboard?
•What is a Scorecard?
•Scorecards in PPS
•KPI Collections
•Dashboard Design Guidelines
•Dashboards designed to Monitor
•Dashboards designed to Analyze
•Dashboards designed as Management views such as Six Sigma
Lab : Dashboards and Scorecards Overview
•Paper lab
•Design each of the three categories of dashboards
•Group Review
•Design your company dashboard.

Module 4: MDX (Optional Module)
•What is MDX?
•MDX Query Editor
•Select Statement
•Key Concepts
•Time Intelligence
Lab : MDX (Optional Module)
•Understand the Cell
•Write a Tuple
•MDX Sets
•Write a SELECT statement
•Write a Function
•Implement Time

Module 5: Dashboard Designer
•Dashboard Designer Internals
•Dashboard Designer Interface
•First Class Objects
•Main Window
•Dashboard Designer Features
Lab : Dashboard Designer
•Create a Data Connection
•Create a Basic Dashboard
•Deploy the Dashboard
•Explore the Dashboard in PPS

Module 6: Data Connections
•Data Sources
•Specific Sources
•SharePoint List
•Time Intelligence
Lab : Data Connections
•Create a new Business Intelligence site for lab as a sub site
•Create a SQL Server Analysis Services Connection and use it as source
•Create a Data Connection using Excel Services
•Create a Data Source using Import Workbook
•Connect into a tabular SharePoint list as a Data Source

Module 7: Visual Indicators and Key Performance Indicators
•Visual Indicators
•Categorizing Indicators
•Performance Measures
•KPI Characteristics
•KPI Details
•KPI Templates
•Formatting Numbers
•Data Mappings
•Calculation Metrics
•Scoring Patterns
•Banding Methods
•KPI Details Report
•Best Practices
Lab : Visual Indicators and Key Performance Indicators
•Create a custom Indicator
•Create several KPIs
•Create a basic Scorecard to host your KPIs
•Utilize a cube as a data source
•Create an objective KPI
•Create a multi-valued KPI

Module 8: Visual Reports and Filters
•Types of Reports
•Analytic Chart
•Analytic Grid
•Excel Services
•ProClarity Analytics
•SQL Server Reporting Services
•Provider and Consumer
•Member Selection
•Named Set
•Post Formula
Lab : Visual Reports and Filters
•Create an Analytic Grid
•Create a Member Selection Filter
•Create an Analytic Chart
•Create a Strategy Map
•Create a Time Intelligence Filter
•Use Time Intelligence in a Report

Module 9: Scorecards
•Three Categories
•SSAS Template
•Standard Template
•Tabular Scorecards
•Data Sources
•Implementing Interactivity
•Display values
•Using Filters
Lab : Scorecards
•Create a KPI for use in lab
•Add a dimension filter
•Wire up filters
•Compare the effects of filtering
•Change Scorecard Settings

Module 10: Dashboard Details
•Dashboard Hierarchy
•Dashboard Variance
•Dynamic Dashboards
•Dashboard Interactivity
Lab : Dashboard Details
•Develop multiple Dashboards
•Change Deployed Dashboards
•Provide interactive Help for your Dashboards
•Monitor Dashboard Utilization
•Control Dashboard Updates

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