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Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack Fundamentals
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Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack Fundamentals

with Ron Davis

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Hi, I'm Ron Davis, and welcome to Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack Fundamentals. This course is a high leveled overview of the Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack. We're going to start this course by looking at how Microsoft divides the land of business intelligence in three ways. Next, we're going to take a look at SQL Server 2012, integration services, which we use to do the extract, transform, load, or ETL portion of business intelligence projects.

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Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack Fundamentals
43m 39s Intermediate Aug 01, 2014

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What is Microsoft business intelligence (BI), and how can you use it to benefit your organization? Learn in this quick tour of the stack with BI pro Ron Davis, who explains the three main components of a business intelligence solution (SQL Server, Excel, and SharePoint) and how companies typically use them together. Learn about the visualization, forecasting, and data-mining possibilities available within Microsoft BI. Then investigate SQL Server Integration Services, which allows you to extract, transform, and load data from a data warehouse or data mart. Start watching now to learn how Microsoft business intelligence can put your data to work for you.

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IT Business Intelligence
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Excel SharePoint
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Ron Davis

Welcome

Hi, I'm Ron Davis, and welcome to Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack Fundamentals. This course is a high leveled overview of the Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack. We're going to start this course by looking at how Microsoft divides the land of business intelligence in three ways. Next, we're going to take a look at SQL Server 2012, integration services, which we use to do the extract, transform, load, or ETL portion of business intelligence projects.

We will quickly discuss data warehouses and data marts, and the differences between them, and where they fit in the BI stack. Finally, we'll take a quick look at visualizations of data, which is the end result of all of our BI efforts.

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