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What is it?

A training program designed to help you create a successful deployment practice

Who is this for?

with Microsoft SQL
Server 2012

Partner roles: practice leads, technical planners, implementers, and consultants

What do you get?

Training and resources to support the entire customer engagement

Why attend?

To learn best practices for consistently successful customer deployments

How much?

Use five of your partner advisory hours benefit as partner with a gold or silver competency

Course Outline:

SESSION ONE – 2.5 hour live session

Audience – Engagement Managers, Project Managers, and Technical Team

· Introduction to data extraction, cleansing, storage, management, and analysis

· Data visualization using SharePoint Server and PerformancePoint Services

SESSION TWO – 1.5 hour live session

Audience – Technical Team

· Logical architecture

· Security considerations in a BI solution

· Dimensional modeling considerations

· Data warehouse design considerations

· Extract, transform, and load (ETL) design considerations

SESSION THREE – 1.5 hour on-demand session

Audience – Technical Team (Implementers and Testers)

· Choosing the right BI tool and deployment topology

· Q&A

SESSION FOUR – 1.5 hour live session

Audience – Technical Consultants, Project Managers, and

Engagements Managers

· Deploy: Business scenarios for choosing the right BI tool and deployment topology

· Chalk Talk: Whiteboard and open Q&A


Partners should have at least basic knowledge of SharePoint Server 2010 and SQL Server, but are recommended to have:

· Experience in BI and data warehousing projects using Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server

· Advanced knowledge of multidimensional modeling (Ralph Kimball’s approach); data warehouse generation using SQL Server Integration Services, Analysis Services, and data warehousing features; and reporting and analysis using SQL Server Reporting Services, PerformancePoint Services for SharePoint 2010, and Microsoft SQL Server PowerPivot for SharePoint and Excel

· Intermediate knowledge of data warehouse management, including data quality services and master data services; and reporting and analysis using Power View and Visio Services.


Reusable materials:

Planning and Deployment

Engagement Guide

Pre-engagement Questionnaire

Kickoff Presentation

Work Breakdown Structure

Infrastructure Architecture Guides

Core Service Delivery Guide

BI Reference Architecture

Reference Architecture

SQL Server

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

Additional Solution Accelerators

Fast Tracking Data Warehouse Architecture

Installing SQL Server 2012 BI

Delivery Format

· Microsoft Office Live Meeting

· This offering is a combination of on-demand and virtual instructor-led trainings over a 5 or 10 business day period (proceed to registration for additional details)


· Check your partner advisory hours

· Technical Pre-Sales Assistance

· Advisory Services

· Get Current Services

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