On this page, you will find a series of external business intelligence resources to the topics covered in the book. Most of these resources are not tailored to Silverlight Business Intelligence directly; however, these additional resources will fill in any potential gaps the book may have created.If you want to see Silverlight BI demos, please click on the demos section.
Click the respective topic to change the resources links shown or select the link to be taken to the external resource.
Silverlight features for Business Intelligence
Silverlight 4 - What is New for Business Intelligence
This is my article that talks about the new features in Silverlight 4 that apply directly to business intelligence scenarios.
IBM Cognos BI - Flash Dashboards
This is an online demo of how Adobe Flash is used in IBM Cognos Business Intelligence. While the implementation/use of Flash is rather trivial, all of these features can be easily implemented using Silverlight.
Silverlight Control Toolkit Samples
If you are not familiar with Silvelright, click the link to see the toolkit samples. In particular, focus on the Data Visualization section. Notice how it includes a good variety of data visualizations including: area series, bubble series, column series, line series, pie series, scatter series and tree map.
Pivot Viewer - Silverlight Developer Information
The PivotViewer is a new interactive data visualization control provided for free by Microsoft.