Developing Client-Side Business Intelligence Customizations

When developing OBAs, there are a range of opportunities that can be used to integrate business intelligence into your solutions. These options range from automated data connection string binding to more sophisticated Web service consumption. With each of the options, you’ll have varying degrees of control and reach on your business intelligence logic. In this section, we’ll cover the integration of business intelligence into an OBA either through a) using native Office functionality or b) using VSTO to develop custom client-side business intelligence solutions.

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