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How to Tap into SharePoint’s BI
This article is part of the November 2009 issue of SharePoint Insider
Having the relevant information that is easily accessible is absolutely imperative to business success. The need to grow and innovate in today’s business landscape requires a new approach to gather business information and use it in ways that offer a competitive advantage. Traditionally, a number of technical people in a single company would have to work together to compile pertinent business information. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 has business intelligence functionality that can help streamline the data-gathering process to create a single, integrated reporting platform for displaying information from multiple lines of business applications including accounting, project management, HR, payroll data and more. This approach can enhance business performance by driving better decision making across the entire organization. The problem is that not many people know how to unleash SharePoint’s BI functionality. In Microsoft’s integrated BI platform, MOSS 2007 is at the top of the stack and acts as the hub through ...
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