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Tracking and Reporting Projects using Office 365 and Project Online
Project and portfolio managers continually reach for the proverbial brass ring of managing their plans and portfolios towards an “on time” and “on budget” delivery. These project management professionals usually contribute to a Project Management Office (PMO) responsible for a comprehensive portfolio of programs or projects owned by the complete project management staff. The PMO traditionally produces high-level reports tracking project health, costs, issues, risks, and/or milestones to share project progress and health with stakeholders. Without using the proper tools, aggregating the above data from multiple project information sources can be challenging and is usually a manual process undertaken by smart people who fully understand the process. Once the data is successfully collected and scrubbed, creating a multi-level project portfolio report in an easy to understand, “pretty” format becomes the next challenge. Using Office 365, specifically SharePoint Online and Project Online components, the manual aggregation of project data is minimized […]
[Video] Getting Started with Power BI and Dynamics GP
Do you spend hours every week trying to analyze and create visual reports from your Microsoft Dynamics GP data only to do it again for next week’s meeting? If this sounds like your weekly routine, Power BI is going to be a life-changing tool for you. Microsoft’s Power BI solution allows you to put your entire company’s data onto one visual dashboard. It will also create real-time interactive reports that you can easily share with the rest of your organization. Want to bring your GP data to life? Watch this video to see how easy it is to create reports through Power BI and gain insight into your Dynamics GP data from financials, to sales, to receivables, and so much more!
New Features in Microsoft Business Intelligence with SQL 2016 and Power BI
Microsoft Power BI recently had its one-year anniversary, and with the release of SQL 2016, the future of Business Intelligence just took a giant leap forward. Microsoft is starting to achieve its goal of putting the power of data in the hands of every business and person on the planet. In this blog, we’ll preview some of the new features of SQL 2016 Reporting Services and some of the most recent updates in Power BI that you’ll see during the Microsoft BI session at nVerge In the Cloud. We’ll also look at how you can jump in and get started with these tools and how they work together to provide you access and insights into your data. SQL 2016 Reporting Services SQL Reporting Services (SRS) is still the go to on-premise solution for deploying and managing reports. Some of the great new features include the ability to: Develop paginated reports […]
Video: Bring Your Dynamics GP Data to Life with Power BI
Does your organization have easy access to all your GP data across all devices? Do you find it easy to create dashboards, interactive reports, and stunning visualizations? If not, this is a must-watch video! During this video we’ll demonstrate how you can transform your existing Dynamics GP data into rich reports, visuals and customized dashboards. Topics include: Connecting Dynamics GP to Power BI Building customized dashboards and reports using Dynamics GP sales data Creating stunning visualizations Mobile access to your Dynamics GP data With accurate and easy to read data you’ll gain deep visibility across your entire organization, be able to spot trends as they happen and steer your business towards greater heights. What is Power BI? Power BI from Microsoft is a cloud-based business analytics self-service reporting platform that gives you a single view of your most critical business data – across all devices. Power BI integrates easily with […]
Video: Power BI for Microsoft Office 365
This video explores how Microsoft Power BI can help empower your users to find relevant information, pull data from multiple sources and prepare compelling business intelligence models for analysis, visualization and collaboration. You'll learn how to: find, explore and compile data from multiple sources with Excel and Power Query build flexible models utilizing Power Pivot's in-memory analytics use Power View and Power Map to create informative dashboards and interactive visualizations share your data and collaborate with your team using Power BI Sites take Power BI on the road with mobile access The video was recorded on November 20, 2014 by Jeff Fenn, Practice Manager for BI and Development and Aaron Rumford, Business Intelligence Developer. Please contact FMT Consultants for more information about Power BI and Microsoft Office 365.