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March 2013

PowerPivot – Simplified Self-Service BI

by the Plaster Group’s Business Intelligence Team After a successful implementation of a data warehouse, the obvious next step is to provide a reporting solution or a delivery layer so business users can use the data for further reporting/analytics. A traditional approach is for IT to build a reporting solution comprised of managed reports and views, and deliver them through the company’s portal. This approach is often called a Full Service delivery method, because IT does most of the work.