Presentation on theme: "Leveraging BI in SharePoint with PowerPivot and Power View"— Presentation transcript:
1 Leveraging BI in SharePoint with PowerPivot and Power View Christina Wheeler
2 About Me Christina Wheeler, MCTS Blog: http://www.cwheeler76.com SharePoint Trainer & ConsultantCritical Path TrainingBlog:Published BooksSharePoint 2010 Field GuideSharePoint 2013 Inside Out
3 PowerPivot in Excel Import millions of rows from multiple data sources Easy fast calculations and analysisVirtually Unlimited Support of Data SourcesImport/combine source dataRelational databases, multidimensional & tabular sources, cloud services, data feeds, Excel files, text files, Web dataSecurity and ManagementData Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 Power View What is Power View? Interactive tool for data exploration, visualization, and presentationProvides intuitive ad-hoc reporting to create dynamic dashboardsWYSIWYG visual designWeb-based version of Power View introduced firstSupported with SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013Requires SSRS 2012 in SharePoint modePower View Add-in for Excel introduced with Excel 2013Sheets can be added to Excel 2013 workbookSheets based on internal or external Data ModelPower View is a data exploration, visualization, and presentation experience in Excel 2013 used for ad-hoc reporting to create. First introduced with SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services in SharePoint mode, Power View is available in Excel 2013, SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013.Power View provides the following features for creating intuitive ad-hoc reporting for building dynamic dashboards:Build dynamic dashboards easy using the WYSIWYG visual designer.Power View sheets can be added to Excel 2013 workbooks.The two types of data Power View sheets can be based on are a workbook Data Model or an external tabular Data Model.
5 Charts and Other Visualization Types Power View offers a variety of visualization typesTableTable, Matrix, CardChartPie, Column, Bar, Line, Scatter, BubbleCan have multiple numeric fields and multiple seriesPower View offers a variety of visualization types for designer ad-hoc reporting dashboards. This includes tables, matrices, card, pie, column, bar, line, scatter, bubble charts, and sets of multiple charts. For every visualization created you start with a table and then covert the table easily to other the other visualization types.To create a table, you simply click a table or field in the field list or drag a field from the field list to the view. Power View will then draw the table in the view displaying the actual data and automatically adds column headings.To convert a table to one of the other visualizations, create a table in the view first and then click a different visualization type in the Design tab. When choosing a different visualization type, Power View only enables the charts and other visualizations that work best for the data presented in the table. For example, if Power View doesn’t detect any aggregated numeric values then the chart options will be disabled.
6 Excel Services Service Application Excel Services Components Enables Excel workbooks to load, calculate, and display in SharePoint through the browserExcel Services ComponentsExcel Calculation ServicesExcel Web AccessExcel Web Services
8 Excel Services Benefits Secure sharing of workbooksShare workbooks w/o exposing proprietary business logicPrevent users from editing workbooks when requiredBusiness IntelligenceConnect to enterprise data sourcesCreate Dashboards and scorecardsPublish Workbooks to SharePointExtensibilityCreate reusable logic that is contained inside workbooksReliability and availabilityCalculations performed on server instead of client machines
9 Excel Services REST API REST API introduced in SharePoint 2010Allows access of workbook parts or elements directly through URLREST Services based on two requirements:Addressing scheme used to locate networked resourcesMethodology for returning representations of resourcesREST ExampleThe REST API for Excel Services enables operations against Excel workbooks using operations specified in the HTTP standard. This allows for a flexible, secure, and a simple way to access and manipulate Excel Services content. The REST Sample in the slide shows the URL for retrieving a chart named Chart7 from the ExcelFileName.xlsx file on the contoso site which resides in the Documents library. This URL can be placed inside an Image Viewer web part to display the chart through the web part.