Ability to create Hans-Rosling styled BI dashboard with PowerView is great!


I got a chance to play with power-view which seems like great feature of SQL Server 2012! And I liked it that we can create Hans Rosling styled BI dashboard’s with Powerview. For those who do not know about Hans Rosling presentations, check these collection: All Hans Roslings Ted Videos. 

motion charts hans rosling bubble chart with play axis

And by studying modules in SQL server Training kit 2012, I was able to create a similar Dashboard, It was fun!

Now, Listing resources for you, If you are Interested to learn about Powerview:

Check out this SolidQ Journal article: http://www.solidq.com/sqj/Pages/Business_Intelligence/An-introduction-to-PowerView-in-SQL-Server-2012.aspx

Also, SQL server Training kit 2012 is a great resource.

And if you do not like setup’s and want to quickly get hands-on – Check this out: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/learning-center/virtual-labs.aspx

And also Microsoft Virtual Academy for video tutorials about SQL Server 2012 BI:
1. breakthrough-insights-using-microsoft-sql-server-2012-analysis-services
2. breakthrough-insights-using-microsoft-sql-server-2012-reporting-services

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