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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Unleashed by Michael Noel, Colin Spence

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Creating Data Connections

At this point, a lot of the initial “plumbing” is in place, and you are ready to start building a dashboard.

Start by creating at least two data sources to be used by the PerformancePoint Content you create by following these steps:

  1. In the Workspace Browser of Dashboard Designer, click Data Connections.
  2. On the Create Ribbon, click Data Source, as shown in Figure 30.11. Note that when Data Connections is selected in the Workspace Browser on the left pane, Data Source will be enabled and all other items disabled. When PerformancePoint Content is selected, Data Source will be disabled, and all other items enabled.

    Figure 30.11. Create tab on the Ribbon for Dashboard Designer.

  3. In the Select a Data Source Template dialog ...

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