Chapter 1. Business intelligence in SharePoint

This chapter introduces the definition of business intelligence (BI) and explains why it is important to you, your team, and your organization. It also discusses the platforms and tools used to deliver pervasive BI for a wide variety of users. At the end of the chapter, we provide a peek at what you can do with BI in SharePoint.

This book is a collaborative effort to show how Microsoft and Microsoft SharePoint BI offerings can help businesses and technical personnel solve common business problems.

BI in SharePoint is less about a specific technology or product tailored to the needs of a small percentage of users, and more about a “buffet” of offerings that can aid customers who are trying to solve a ...

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