So, what is PerformancePoint Server 2007?  PPS 2007 is a new Office product that provides functionality needed for performance management including scorecards, dashboards, management reporting, analytics, planning, budgeting, forecasting, and consolidation.

 

Why is a dev blog such as this talking about an Office product?  Because there is a lot of potential work for SQL BI (SQL Server Analysis Services, Proclarity, SSRS, etc.), SharePoint and Office 2007 developers…

 

So, if you haven’t familiarized yourself with its features, you may want to visit

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/performancepoint/HA101639571033.aspx

 

Note:  the product is currently targeted for release mid next year, however, the CTP bits are available now at http://connect.microsoft.com/site/sitehome.aspx?siteid=181