BI Components – Collaboration Platform
Our business intelligence solution consists of various components to address self-service business intelligence, data warehousing, business process automation, reporting and collaboration. Some of the major components of the solution most companies will already own, these include Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Office and Microsoft SharePoint.
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 makes it easier for people to work together. Using SharePoint 2010, your people can set up Web sites to share information with others, manage documents from start to finish, and publish reports to help everyone make better decisions.
PerformancePoint Services in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 is a SharePoint Server 2010 service application. PerformancePoint Services enables users to create interactive dashboards that display key performance indicators (KPIs) and data visualizations in the form of scorecards, reports, and filters. The PerformancePoint Services API enables developers to extend the built-in functionality of PerformancePoint Services. For more information about supported extensibility scenarios.
PowerPivot for SharePoint brings knowledge-sharing and management to the world of self-service BI. It’s the secure and reliable platform for sharing and collaborating on user-generated data models and analysis in Excel and in the browser while automatically refreshing those analyses. Efficiently discover and monitor mission-critical self-service BI applications by using the PowerPivot Management Dashboard. PowerPivot for SharePoint provides the right technology to distribute business insights to all employees helping lead to better, faster, more relevant decisions while avoiding the proliferation of spreadmarts and data silos in the enterprise.
Microsoft InfoPath 2010 is a forms-creation and data-gathering tool that helps organizations streamline business processes. InfoPath 2010 is designed for both advanced business users and developers, depending on the type of forms-based solution an organization needs.Without writing code, advanced business users can use InfoPath 2010 to design sophisticated electronic forms to quickly and cost-effectively gather information.
Developers can create advanced forms for departmental and enterprise business processes, including composite applications and workflow sequences, with InfoPath 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, and SharePoint Designer 2010—using little or no code.
ASP is used for customised applications related to data entry. Most functionality requirements can be accommodated by using ASP in conjunction with SharePoint.