Business Data Catalog – Getting Started eBook
The intention of this white paper is to introduce the benefits of the Business Data Catalog (BDC) within your organization. The BDC is a component of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 Enterprise Edition.
The Business Data Catalog was introduced with MOSS 2007 and provides information workers and managers with the ability to view Line of Business data within SharePoint in a number of different ways:
1, Out of the box BDC web parts for displaying data and configuring dashboards
2, Business Data Column for tagging your files with Line of Business metadata
3, Searching your Business Data Catalog datasource
4, Extending user profile information with data from a BDC data source
5, Custom solutions using the BDC API
This white paper will give you an introduction and explanation on the first 3 points above, showing you how you can get immediate value from the Business Data Catalog.
Click here to download the whitepaper:
Getting Started with the Business Data Catalog