Business Intelligence and Big Data with the Microsoft Stack, For Database Administrators

SQW12 An Overview of PowerPivot 2012


1:45PM - 3:00PM

Level: Introductory

William Pearson

William E. Pearson III

Business Intelligence Architect and Founder

Island Technologies Inc.®

In this presentation, Microsoft BI Architect and SQL Server MVP Bill Pearson explores self-service BI as a concept. He then provides a walkthrough of the primary features of PowerPivot, focusing on how we can exploit its capabilities to offer the benefits of BI to decision makers and analysts throughout our organizations. There's no service like self-service.

You will learn:

  • Self-Service BI, including the advantages and the challenges that accompany its introduction into the enterprise
  • The architecture and uses of PowerPivot for Excel 2010 within the organization to support self-service