An Unhandled Exception Has Occurred When Creating A Business Intelligence Center

You attempt to create a Business Intelligence Center site and receive and error like the one below.



You may also see an error in the application event log for ASP.NET 4.0, event id 1309.

Exception information:
Exception type: SPException
Exception message: Dependency feature ‘PPSSiteCollectionMaster’ (id: a1cb5b7f-e5e9-421b-915f-bf519b0760ef) for feature ‘PPSSiteMaster’ (id: 0b07a7f4-8bb8-4ec0-a31b-115732b9584d) is not activated at this scope.
at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPGlobal.HandleComException(COMException comEx)
at Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequest.ApplyWebTemplate(String bstrUrl, String bstrWebTemplateContent, Int32 fWebTemplateContentFromSubweb, Int32 fDeleteGlobalListsWithWebTemplateContent, String& bstrWebTemplate, Int32& plWebTemplateId)
at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPWeb.ProvisionWebTemplate(SPWebTemplate webTemplate, String webTemplateToUse, SPFeatureWebTemplate featureWebTemplate)
at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPWeb.ApplyWebTemplate(SPWebTemplate webTemplate)
at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.TemplatePickerUtil.ApplyWebTemplateAndRedirect(SPWeb Web, String strWebTemplate, Nullable`1 bSharedNav, Boolean bOnTopNav, Boolean bOnQuickLaunch, Page page, Boolean bDeleteOnError)
at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.NewSubwebPage.BtnCreateSubweb_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at System.Web.UI.WebControls.Button.RaisePostBackEvent(String eventArgument)
at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint)

These errors are caused because the PerformancePoint Services Site Collection feature hasn’t been enabled at the Site Collection level.  Open Site Settings, then click on Site collection features under Site Collection Administration.



Activate the PerformancePoint Services Site Collection Feature.




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