Planning Series I in Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007

Hands-on lessons about Planning in Office PerformancePoint Server 2007
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      This series of lessons covers Planning within Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007. The collection covers the setup of a budgeting solution for a single currency, enterprise company. Company and business scenarios are presented with budgeting assumptions. Students create the application and then step through creating dimensions, loading data, and designing input forms and reports. Students design a sales and human resources sub ledger and then move the data down to the final profit and loss budget. Business rules are created for calculation purposes.
      1. Create an application
      2. Define dimensions and create member sets
      3. Create and link business models
      4. Load and verify data
      5. Build input forms and define business rules
      6. Setup security and assignments for users
      7. Explore data entry and end user interface
      8. Design reports
      The course consists of two introductory chapters, followed by several hands-on exercises that require a complete PerformancePoint Server 2007 installation with corresponding Fabrikam data files to import and manipulate. The file available for download here contains a pointer to a virtual machine you can download that has an image of Windows Server 2005 running Microsoft SQL Server, Internet Information Services, Office SharePoint Server, and PerformancePoint Server. Use this solution as you work through the exercises in the accompanying series of lessons. The virtual machine expires on December 31, 2009. Size: approximately 10 GB. Updated in February, 2009: The downloadable files have been augmented during the week of February 16, 2009. Three additional files were added. The added files are extra lessons that continue skill development that begins in the numbered lessons. The titles of the three new lessons (which can be studied in any order) are:
      • Currency Translation and Consolidations
      • Fundamentals of Report and Form Design
      • Workflow and Operational Reports
  • Supported Operating System

    Hyper-V Server 2008, Windows Server 2008

      11 GB disk space, 1 GB RAM Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 or Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008
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