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Extending Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Cookbook by Murray Fife

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Creating a PowerPivot gallery in SharePoint

Up until now, we have just been creating dashboards and reports within Power View from the pre-defined cubes that are delivered with Dynamics AX 2012 R2 or later. You are not limited to those data sources for reporting though, and you can use Excel and PowerPivot for Excel to create your own data sources that you can report off. This is also an option that is available to all versions of Dynamics AX, so if you have not yet upgraded to the R2 or higher releases, then you can still take advantage of all the benefits of Power View for user reporting.

In order to use Power View in this way you need to have a PowerPivot Gallery site configured in SharePoint. This is where you will store your data sources, ...

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