• Using the ULS Viewer to Troubleshoot PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer Errors

    After recently standing up a SharePoint 2010 development farm, I opened PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer so I could start putting together a Business Intelligence site. I opened a new Data Source within Designer and entered my SharePoint site URL. When I tried to get a listing of lists available, I received the following error: [ This data source cannot be used because PerformancePoint Services is not configured correctly. Additional details have been logged for your administrator. ] Amazingly for a Microsoft application, this error was pretty helpful in leading me to find the answer. This error message is designed to be presented to an end-user, so when it mentions the details ‘have…