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Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 by Kevin S. Goff Lynn Langit Davide Mauri, Sahil Malik, and John C. Welch

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Chapter 2. Visualizing Business Intelligence Results

As you learn more about the business intelligence (BI) tools available in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and other Microsoft products that integrate BI capabilities (such as Microsoft Office Excel 2007), you can begin to match features available in these products to current challenges your organization faces in its BI implementation and in future BI solutions you’re planning. In this chapter, we summarize the most common business challenges and typical BI solutions using components available in SQL Server 2008 or BI-enabled Microsoft products.

We also preview the most common way we help clients visualize the results of their BI projects. If you’re new to business intelligence and are still digesting ...

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