Microsoft announced this morning that their new PerformancePoint 2007 is officially available. PerformancePoint is the next step in brining Business Intelligence information to everyone.
Evaluation editions are available as follows:
- 32 bit edition (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=6372C24F-67DD-42DD-B034-748907B23420&displaylang=en)
- 64 bit edition (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=3ADAC793-DEF0-4BA8-A9AB-228979B8DB40&displaylang=en)
There's also new MSDN forums and other content available as follows:
We are happy to announce the Microsoft Forums for Microsoft PerformancePoint Server, ProClarity and Master Data Management. Learn more about these new Forums by reading the announcement on the New Microsoft PerformancePoint Server 2007 Forums. (https://connect.microsoft.com/content/content.aspx?ContentID=6853&SiteID=181)
Documentation and Training
Check out the Office Developer Portal (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/office/bb660518.aspx) and TechCenter (http://technet.microsoft.com/office/performancepoint/default.aspx) for deployment and operations guides, technical whitepapers and 'how-to' help and tips.
Finally, look for the PerformancePoint Server 2007 books (http://sharepoint/sites/BISL/Documents/BookPlan.pptx)and online training webcasts (http://www.msreadiness.com/TrainingSearch.aspx?prodid=0&keyword=performancepoint) , as they should help your prospects, customers and partners get started!