Provide training materials to PerformancePoint dashboard users


Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise

Topic Last Modified: 2011-08-05

When you create and publish dashboards by using PerformancePoint Services in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, you can help dashboard users get comfortable using your dashboards by providing training materials. You can create your own training materials, or you can take advantage of online content that is designed to help new users ramp up. This article contains links to resources that are available on

By using these resources, you can save work in training dashboard users.

To locate Help content and training materials for dashboard consumers, use the following links:

  • Up to Speed with PerformancePoint Dashboards ( This article includes information and videos to guide new dashboard user through the basics of how to navigate and use a PerformancePoint dashboard. The article describes what dashboards and Web Parts are, and what kinds of tasks can be performed on most PerformancePoint dashboards.

  • What’s New in PerformancePoint Dashboards ( This article includes information and a video describing new features and functionality in PerformancePoint Services for users who have upgraded from Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 to PerformancePoint Services. The article showcases scorecard improvements, new report types and views, and value filters that are available with PerformancePoint Services.

  • Make Better Business Decisions ( This training course guides dashboard users through learning their way around a dashboard to using reports and scorecards together to pinpoint potential problem areas and improve decision making in an organization. The training course also includes a downloadable Quick Reference card that describes how to perform common tasks and a quiz.

  • How to Navigate PerformancePoint Dashboards and Explore Data ( This article describes how to explore data in a dashboard. This includes how to use shortcut menus, apply filters, and reset a dashboard view.