Picture a teacher at the beginning of the school year poring over lecture notes, classroom activities, grading sheets, diagrams, and more. Piles of paper are stacked around them, binders stuffed with notes and sheets. Then you have the student, hunched over their notebook and lecture sheets, trying to understand what the static diagrams in their textbooks are describing.
Sourcing, tracking, and hiring job candidates demand a lot of time and energy. From registration to job placement, a recruitment management company works hard to keep track of candidates.
This evening my 15 year old brother got curious about the Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization book I was going through. So I took time to explain in short what reporting and BI are all about.
Colleges and universities are typically challenged with managing the logistics of a large student body. With sometimes tens of thousands of students registering for courses in a single semester, it becomes difficult to maintain an organized and efficient process. Campus space is also often used for extracurricular and community events, which can further complicate scheduling.
Running a freight management company requires a number of tracking and BI reporting capabilities. When these companies need to be able to report on freight logistics, financial accounts, clients, and carrier rates, they need a BI reporting solution that is fast, intuitive, and customizable.
Implementing your own in-house reporting and retail business intelligence solutions might be a good starting point for some organizations. But application developers soon discover the challenges of managing large data stores, serving a growing concurrent user base, and giving those users a self-serviceable set of tools to develop their own BI.
With a growing number of medical patients and clinical issues, healthcare software must be feature-rich practice-management systems, providing financial, patient, clinical, and administrative reporting and analysis. Naturally, healthcare business intelligence becomes essential.
Cloud storage makes it easier to store and access data with less installation, configuration and maintenance overhead that’s typically associated with on-premises databases and data warehouses. JReport is aligned with data warehouse- and database-as-a-service providers for enabling embedded reporting, dashboards and data analysis on cloud storage.
Red Hat Summit kicked off yesterday with several thousand attendees all gathering in Boston, MA to attend breakout sessions, watch technology industry visionaries unveil their views on the future of enterprise technology, and connect with strategic technology partners and Red Hat experts in the Partner Pavilion. Among the sponsors exhibiting in the Partner Pavilion this year is Jinfonet Software.
Ad hoc reporting is a type of self-service business intelligence that enables business end users to create their own reports, dashboards and data analysis as well as customize visualizations without having to go to IT. The clear benefit for business users is now something IT departments are also embracing, with the adoption of self-service BI systems.