Creating a BI Solution with BISM Tabular

Business Intelligence, the process of analyzing business data to support better decision making, has become a necessity for most businesses in today’s competitive environment. In order to bring BI to small and mid-sized companies, there needs to be a set of affordable and easy to use tools at their disposal. Microsoft has long had a vision and commitment to bringing the power of BI to the masses, and creating a set of tools and technologies to allow for self-service BI. The goal of this whitepaper is to expose you to the process needed to create a BISM Tabular Model in SQL Server 2012 and deploy it to an Analysis Server where it can be exposed to client applications.