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Contents at a Glance
About the Authors
About the Technical Reviewer
CHAPTER 1: What Is Business Intelligence?
Just What Is Business Intelligence?
Defining BI Using Microsoft's Tools
What Microsoft Products Are Involved?
Understanding BI from an End User's Perspective
Building the First Sample—Using AdventureWorks
Deploying the Standard Edition Version of the Sample Cube
To deploy the Standard edition of the sample cube, follow these steps:
How to Connect to the Sample Cube Using Excel
Understanding BI Through the Sample
Understanding the Business Problems That BI Addresses
Reasons to Switch to Microsoft's ...