Create Business Intelligence reports using Packt’s new book and eBook.

December 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book PowerPivot for Advanced Reporting and Dashboards , by Robert Bosco J. The print book has 150 pages and is competitively priced at $39.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $20.39.

About the Author:
Robert Bosco J is a BI Reports Developer and holds an international Master's degree in Business Intelligence from Université Tours François Rabelais, Blois, France, along with an internship as a BI Analyst at Yomii. He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Oxford Engineering college, Tiruchirappalli, India. Robert also worked as a Data Processing Executive at Meritgroup Ltd., India, before pursuing his Masters.

Business Intelligence technology gives an organization the power to make decisions using large volumes of data. By obtaining an adequate amount of data and integrating data from a variety of sources, a user can get a comprehensive knowledge of their business and business strategies.

PowerPivot is a free add-on for the 2010 version of the spreadsheet application MS Excel. It extends the capabilities of the PivotTable data summarization and cross-tabulation feature with the addition of new features. As a self-service BI product, PowerPivot is intended to allow users with no specialized BI or analytics training to develop data models and calculations, sharing them either directly or through SharePoint document libraries.

PowerPivot for Advanced Reporting and Dashboards will teach readers the fundamentals of PowerPivot as well as how to use the different data types available. The book also discusses useful tips and tricks for handling and resolving errors that might pop up while creating your report. This book will teach the readers how to create reports such as Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, Slicers, KPIs, and Perspective reports using PowerPivot and how to publish them using the SharePoint server.

PowerPivot for Advanced Reporting and Dashboards covers the following topics:
Chapter 1: Principles and Installing PowerPivot
Chapter 2: Preparation Analysis of Data Source
Chapter 3: Data Model
Chapter 4: Business Intelligence Solutions Analysis
Chapter 5: Publishing Reports Using the SharePoint Server

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focuses on practicality, recognising that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.



PowerPivot for Advanced Reporting and Dashboards
Understand the key principles of PowerPivot with the help of real-time examples

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