CHAPTER 10

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BI for SSRS on Tablets and Smartphones

“Give me Mobile BI” is the cry that has been coming from the executive suite for some time now. Admittedly, until SQL Server 2012 SP1 was released, all a Microsoft Reporting Services specialist could do in answer to this request was to shuffle their feet and look sheepish while they tried to implement a third-party add-on.

Now, however, the landscape has changed. Thanks to SQL Server 2012 SP1 (and naturally SQL Server 2014) you can output reports to a host of mobile devices, including iPads and iPhones as well as Android and Windows phones and tablets. Moreover, nothing has fundamentally changed ...

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