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1 Business Solutions Using Microsoft ® Office SharePoint ® Server ROADSHOW

2 Business Solutions Using 2007 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server – Session Summary Using the Business Data Catalog Using Excel® services Creating report center sites

3 What Is the Business Data Catalog? Allows you to interact with and display business data: Requires no coding Retrieves data from databases Retrieves data from Web services

4 Business Data Web Parts Display business data without writing any code: Business data list Business data item Business data related list Business data actions

5 Ways to Use Business Data Business data in lists Business data actions Business data search Business data in user profiles

6 Business Data Catalog

7 Using Excel Services What is Excel Services? What is Excel Web Services? What Excel Services is not Excel Services architecture What is a published spreadsheet? What is the Excel Web access Web Part?

8 What Is Excel Services? A 2007 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server shared service: View and interact with spreadsheets in a browser Control spreadsheet access and viewing Integrate with portal reporting features Support custom application by using Excel Web Services

9 What Is Excel Web Services? A Web service that exposes Excel functionality to custom applications: Server-side Excel calculation Server-side spreadsheet automation

10 What Excel Services Is Not Excel Services does not: Allow spreadsheet authoring in the browser Solve multi-user authoring Support all Excel spreadsheets

11 Excel Services Architecture Separating the Web front-end and application server enhances scalability Web front-end Excel Web access Excel Web services ECS Proxy Excel Calculation Services Excel Calculation Service Interface Application server

12 What Is a Published Spreadsheet? An Excel spreadsheet available through Excel Services: Spreadsheet is stored in a document library Spreadsheet location must be a trusted location Show tab controls spreadsheet visibility Parameters control which cells can be edited

13 What Is the Excel Web Access Web Part? Allows you to embed Excel spreadsheets in a SharePoint page: Workbook configuration controls which spreadsheet to display and which ranges to use Interactivity controls how users can work with the spreadsheet /proposal/Shared%20Documents/Forms /AllItems.aspxz

14 Excel Services

15 Creating Report Center Sites What is Report Center? What is the reports library? What are key performance indicators? What are dashboards? What is Web Part filtering?

16 What Is Report Center? A Business Intelligence portal that works out of the box Can be used as a template, customized for your exact needs Brings together content management and collaboration with Business Intelligence Can use targeting for specific audiences

17 What Is the Reports Library? A library configured to support Business Intelligence Keeps a copy of each version of a report Has additional content types: Key performance indicator (KPI) list page Key performance indicator (KPI) list page Report Report Multi report summary page Multi report summary page

18 What Are Key Performance Indicators? An objective and quantifiable measurement of organizational success: Do not require coding Created in KPI lists Can specify status values Can be pulled from multiple sources

19 What Is Web Part Filtering? A way to limit the contents of a Web Part based on a defined set of filter values: Automatically show only your customers in a list Filter dashboard data to show only your geographic region

20 Reports Center

21 Session Summary Excel Services lets you take calculation models in Excel spreadsheets available through the Web or to custom applications. The Business Data Catalog lets you integrate business data into SharePoint sites. Report Center is a Business Intelligence hub in 2007 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.

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