Chapter 10. BI and analytics

In this chapter

Introduction

Components of the AX 2012 BI solution

Implementing the AX 2012 BI solution

Customizing the AX 2012 BI solution

Creating cubes

Displaying analytic content in Role Centers

Introduction

Business intelligence (BI) technology helps users of computer-based applications understand hidden trends and exceptions within data. Nowadays, it’s difficult to find a developer who is unaware of BI, so this chapter assumes that you are familiar with BI concepts.

AX 2012 includes a comprehensive prebuilt BI solution, which is designed to meet many of the BI needs of your users. This means that instead of having to build a BI solution from the ground up, you might be able to use the prebuilt solution and ...

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