This great article takes you through a business intelligence lifecycle.  It covers the following products for each area of the lifecyle (Explore, Plan, Develop, Configure, Manage, and Use):

  • Explore
    • Learn about tools and applications that make up BI
      • Excel and Excel Services
      • PowerView
      • PowerPivot
      • Performance Point Services
      • Reporting Services
      • Visio Services
  • Plan
    • Software requirements  and plans for business intelligence
      • Excel and Excel Services
      • PowerView
      • PowerPivot
      • Performance Point Services
      • Reporting Services
      • Visio Services
  • Develop
    • Learn how to customize your BI capabilities.
      • Excel and Excel Services
      • Performance Point Services
      • Visio Services
  • Configure
    • Now it’s time to install and configure
      • BI Center
      • Excel Services
      • Reporting Services
      • PowerPivot
      • Performance Point Services
      • Visio Services
      • Secure Store
  • Manage
    • Learn how to configure and maintain BI tools in SharePoint Server 2013
      • Excel Services
      • PerformancePoint Services
      • Visio Services
      • Secure Store
  • Use
    • Learn how to use your BI features and tools
      • Dashboard and Scorecards
      • Data visualization
      • BI Governance
      • Mobile BI
      • Data Refresh

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Here at MS Project Now we specialize in the areas discussed above.  Please give us a call for your Business Intelligence needs!