The following Monitoring and Analytics features have been added in Microsoft PerformancePoint Server 2007 CTP3:

Dashboards

·         OLAP View Navigation.  Allows users to navigate OLAP views (drill down, drill up, expand, collapse, cross drill).

·         Time Intelligence Filters.  Provides the ability to make filter selections based on current date/time for nearly all data sources.

·         Drill to Detail.  Allows users to see the transaction-level details behind a value in an OLAP grid, chart, or scorecard.

·         Multi-Page Dashboards.  Provides links for navigating through multiple page dashboards.

·         Export to Excel.  Provides the ability for users within SharePoint to export dashboard views to Excel.

·         Show in New Window.  Allows users to display a report in a new browser window.

·         Data Paging. Displays a partial, paged result set in analytic views to manage large query results.

Dashboard Designer

·         Dashboard Designer Usability Improvements.  Usability improvements within the Dashboard Designer, including bulk editing and wizard improvements.

·         Analytic View Designer.  Allows users to create OLAP grid and chart views through a drag-and-drop interface.  Provides an optional MDX editor for complex queries.

·         Member Selector.  New member selector that provides for additional capabilities, such as selecting descendants.

Excel Services Support

·         Excel Services as a Report Type.  Shows Excel Services charts and tables within dashboards.

·         Excel Services as a Data Source.  Allows users to import tables or named ranges from Excel Services spreadsheets.