Driving user adoption is a goal of any BI tool. Organizations benefit from their employees using BI, and ISVs embedding analytics hope that it drives user adoption so their product outshines the competition. Driving BI user adoption is critical. Consider that companies using analytics are five times faster at making decisions than their competition — that is real business agility.
The cloud application delivery model is trending strong these days. The entire global SaaS market valuation is expected to rise by 37 percent in 2018, and many markets (such as mobile) are already dominated by cloud applications. (For more, see “Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software 2015–2019 Forecast and 2014 Vendor Shares (August 2015).
Many organizations understand that delivering analytics to their customers is a great way to monetize their software applications. But, they get lost on where to start or they rush analytics integration to get their product out of the door. The fact of the matter is users’ needs vary.
Our feature on Information Management dives into a discussion of enterprise BI tools and modern self-service analytics. One of our senior BI consultants, Leo Zhao, explains the differentiation between the two BI approaches and how they can meet specifics needs for organizations.
At one point in time, you most likely were tinkering with Excel and wanted to create a stunning worksheet (e.g., budgeting, a to-do list, project planning) but you were unsure of how or lacked the time to do so. If there is no value in learning how to do a one-off job– why bother? Or if I don’t have the time to make one, someone may have already made one. Of course.
JReport is looking to get your input on how businesses are thinking about and approaching analytics both inside and outside of their enterprise and we need your help. Our Expanding the Benefits of Analytics survey will uncover information about how businesses use data, prepare to deploy BI and analytics platforms, and some of the challenges businesses face in deploying analytics.
In 2007 goal setting malpractices blindsided many financial institutions into achieving short term productivity goals that led to the Great Recession in the United States. This event is now known as the subprime mortgage crisis. Specifically, many banks entered the mortgage bond market and set highly speculative goals to sell adjustable-rate mortgages.
JReport 13.5 provides enhancements to usability and local language support for users and deeper integration and customization options for best-in-class embedded analytics. JReport is always changing and improving, delivering on its promise to provide embedded analytics with advanced reporting capabilities.
JReport made a strong presence at DevIgnition 2016, a conference for developers in Dulles, VA to discuss emerging technologies. Dean Yao, Director of Marketing at Jinfonet, delivered a presentation on developing analytics in your applications. Dean discusses the many options for embedding analytics into applications while outlining the pros and cons for selecting each approach.
Developers creating a new application realize early on that the application will not be very useful unless its users can see detailed or summarized data in order to facilitate better insights and decision-making from the data. This is when they realize they need powerful business intelligence capabilities that can deliver rich, interactive reports and dashboards.