believe the book is a very good starting point for beginners in SSRS or Power View. I also got some gotcha's
out of it, so there may be interesting points for more experienced users.
I feel the content described is correct (some minor typos aside), thorough and easy to read,
but it is on a pretty basic level. So if you have (almost) never worked with
Reporting Services I believe it is worthwhile reading the chapters on SSRS, but
if you're already a(n) (more) experienced user, I don't believe this willadd very much to your knowledge.
While chapter 2 also
covers new features in SQL 2012 (like data alerts) and could therefore be of
use for experienced users, chapter 3 will not cover many new things in my
Because Power View
is a much younger product than SSRS, this book might also be a good starting
point. It covers the differences between SharePoint and Excel as a starting
point for a Power View report very well. It also let's you create a basic
report and publish this to SharePoint.