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Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2005

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ISBN-10: 0072260904

ISBN-13: 9780072260908

Edition: 2006

Authors: Brian Larson

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List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 2/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 776
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Craig Hayden is assistant professor of international communication at the School of International Service at American University. He has taught at the University of Virginia�s Department of Media Studies and at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication. Craig was named a Research Fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy in 2009. He blogs at the International Media Argument Project (www.intermap.org).Brian Cogan is associate professor in the Department of Communication Arts at Molloy College. List of Contributors: Michael Chemers; Brian Cogan; Martha Mary Daas; David Scott Diffrient; Jonathan Gray; Stephanie Hammer; James Hewitson; Hioni Karamanos; Nick Marx; Louise Noble; MJ Robinson; Lori Snaith; John-Paul StephensonJoni Richards Bodart is assistant professor in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. She is the author of The World's Best Thin Books: What to Read When Your Book Report is Due Tomorrow (Scarecrow, 2000), Radical Reads: 101 YA Novels on the Edge (Scarecrow, 2002), and Radical Reads 2: Working with the Newest Edgy Titles for Teens (Scarecrow, 2010).Brian Larson, MCITP, MCDBA, served as a member of the Reporting Services development team on a contract basis, and has contributed to the code base. He is the Vice President of Technology for Superior Consulting Services (SCS), a Microsoft Certified Partner. Brian has been invited to speak on Reporting Services at several conferences including SQL Server Magazine Connections, has been interviewed as a subject matter expert by Microsoft TechNet, .NET Rocks, and others, and has written articles for SQL Server Magazine.Mark Davis, MCITP, is Business Intelligence Practice Manager with Superior Consulting Services in Minneapolis. He has created BI solutions for clients across a wide spectrum of industries, including health care, finance, manufacturing, insurance, and numerous others.Dan English, MVP, MCITP, is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP, a MCITP Business Intelligence Developer for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008, and an MCTS for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 – Configuring. Dan is a Principal BI consultant at Superior Consulting Services. He currently helps to lead the Minnesota Business Intelligence User Group and is an avid blogger (http://denglishbi.wordpress.com), Microsoft forums helper, and tweeter (@denglishbi).Paul Purington, MCITP, is a partner and member of the management team at Superior Consulting Services. As a BI consultant, Paul has experience with both large and small-scale business intelligence environments.

Equipping the organization for effective decision making
Making the most of what you've got - using business intelligence
Searching for the source - the source of business intelligence
One-stop shopping - the unified dimensional model
First steps - beginning the development of business intelligence
Building foundations - creating and populating data marts
Fill 'er up - using integration services for populating data marts
Cubism - measures and dimensions
Bells and whistles - special features of OLAP cubes
Writing a new script - MDX scripting
Pulling it out and building it up - MDX queries
Panning for gold - introduction to data mining
Building the mine - working with the data mining model
Spelunking - exploration using data mining
On report - delivering business intelligence with reporting services
Let's get together - integrating OLAP with your applications
Another point of view - Excel pivot tables and pivot charts