It's been well documented that PerformancePoint will rely on both Excel as a rich-client and also Microsoft Office SharePoint (MOSS) for presentation. With the impending launch of Performance Point Server 2007 due for release in the summer of 2007 - here's a brief glimpse of our development plans which should emphasise the opportunities for developers also.
While these may change in composition or alignment, merging or dividing as Microsoft sees fit, the overall feature list at this point is fairly stable and is being integrated into the larger development project plan. The features for PerformancePoint Monitoring are:
Tomorrow - We'll be announcing the release of the first Community Technology Preview (CTP) for its integrated performance management application Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007. This will allow both customers and partners to download the first bits of code and test the product’s planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial consolidation and scorecarding capabilities in a real-world business environment.