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Deep-Dive of Microsoft’s Power BI for Office 365

Microsoft’s Power BI for Office 365 Microsoft Office 365’s Power BI contains a collection of features and services that enables organization to visualize data and share these discoveries in a very similar manner as SharePoint 2013's on-premise business intelligence environmental capabilities

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A SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence (BI) Deep-dive - Case Study Review from EPC Group

The Business Intelligence Capabilities of SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities in SharePoint 2013 are vast and in many cases are achieved with a combination of SharePoint and Microsoft Office or SharePoint and SQL Server’s capabilities . Note: For a review of Office 365's Business Intelligence capabilities in Power BI, review my previous post on a deep-dive of Office 365's Power BI . I have worked with a variety of organizations in presenting SharePoint 2013 's BI capabilities and have found that it is best done by showing examples rather than speaking in abstract so I have included a larger number of screen shots in this section with brief summaries as I believe this is the best way to get a complete grasp of SharePoint 2013 and Business Intelligence (BI)

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SharePoint Decision Guide – A Best Practices Roadmap and Organizational Strategy by EPC Group - Part 3

Business Intelligence Considerations in SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities in SharePoint 2013 are vast and in many cases are achieved with a combination of SharePoint and Microsoft Office or SharePoint and SQL Server’s capabilities. I have worked with a variety of organizations in presenting SharePoint 2013’s BI capabilities and have found that it is best done by showing examples rather than speaking in abstract so I have included a larger number of screen shots in this section with brief summaries as I believe this is the best way to get a complete grasp of SharePoint 2013 and BI. The following image details SharePoint’s different tiers of BI which include SharePoint, Office and in many cases Excel, as well as SQL Server: Business Intelligence Center SharePoint 2013 provides a Business Intelligence Center site that enables your organization to centrally store and manage data connections, reports, scorecards, dashboards, and Web Part pages as shown below: Microsoft Excel 2013 Excel has more capabilities and more relevance in BI and SharePoint than any other Microsoft Office program

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SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365 Upgrade: Does your Information Architecture Align with Your IT Roadmap?

• Are you looking at possible future business intelligence (BI) or reporting initiatives or looking to pull in external data sources from “other” line-of-business systems such as SAP, etc. If so, there are some areas of consideration and planning that should be discussed and placed in your SharePoint roadmap so that SharePoint 2013 can “intake” those future requirements and you are able to build and deliver new services such as BI or ECM to your organization’s users without having to perform any major re-architecture (i.e. information and system architecture scalability and roadmap planning) These are just a few initial questions to help get you thinking more granularly about what you currently have implemented and how you may want to tailor your overall project implementation strategy, including your organization's governance strategy , to meet not only your user’s current needs but also future “big ticket” type initiatives in the future

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Key SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 Methodologies and Best Practices

Other organizations may be interested in implementing a professional (social) networking or business intelligence (BI) platform as well as rolling out workflows to streamline business processes while ensuring extranet and mobile compatibility

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