Category Archives: Ad Hoc Reporting

What is Ad Hoc Reporting?

What is Ad Hoc Reporting?

Ad Hoc Reporting allows end users to easily build their own reports and modify existing ones with little to no training. Ad hoc reporting in a nutshell… Ad hoc reporting generates rapid reports that meet individual information requirements with ease. This allows end users to dynamically modify and drill through report data for powerful information analysis.

Enhance Your Application’s Data Insight by Integrating a Reporting Engine

Enhance Your Application’s Data Insight by Integrating a Reporting Engine

A reporting engine can turn data into meaningful, actionable information. Using a reporting engine, users can refine data from various sources into easy-to-read and interactive formatted reports tailored to their audience. Embed reporting features directly in your own applications to present data as page or web reports and enable users to analyze and visualize their data.

JReport 13.1 Now with Visual Analysis Integration in Dashboards

JReport 13.1 Now with Visual Analysis Integration in Dashboards

JReport 13.1 is now available for download with new improvements and features allowing for even richer customization, seamless integration and improved usability. New features in JReport 13.1 include the availability for JDashboard users to embed Visual Analysis components for data discovery, support for EnterpriseDB, and enhanced support for multi-tenant SaaS reporting applications.

SQL Reporting – Made Easy With JReport

SQL Reporting – Made Easy With JReport

Creating SQL reports on your business data is a snap with JReport. No reliance on IT, no complicated tools. Just drag and drop in the visual elements you want, point them to your data sources and your data is ready for action. SQL reporting has never been easier.   Self Service SQL Reporting Reduce dependency on experts by quickly developing new reports and dashboards on your own, on the fly.

Easy Step-by-Step Ad Hoc Reports with JReport

Easy Step-by-Step Ad Hoc Reports with JReport

JReport is a Java based embeddable, robust BI platform giving end users the power to generate ad hoc reports on the fly with advanced visual representations that are completely web based and accessible on mobile devices. Creating and modifying reports with ad hoc reporting is easy. (Click on the images below to enlarge) Pick a Layout We start by selecting a blank page layout.

Ad Hoc Reporting – Self Servicing Your Reporting and Data Visualization

Ad Hoc Reporting – Self Servicing Your Reporting and Data Visualization

The dictionary meaning of the word Ad Hoc is “improvised” or “impromptu”. In the context of business intelligence, ad hoc reporting refers to reports that can be created on the fly by the end user, whenever, however, and with little to no assistance from the IT department. Example: Imagine a large financial institution with many financial representatives, each with their own territory.

Buy vs. Build a dashboard: What’s the right reporting choice for you?

One of the most common issues that we hear from customers needing an embedded reporting tool for their application is whether it makes more sense to internally develop a “home grown” custom-built solution based on an open source product, or adopt an outside commercial solution to OEM into their product. The answer to that question is not always immediately obvious.

Empowering End User Visualization with JReport

Empowering End User Visualization with JReport

We hear a lot of discussion about ad hoc reporting and self-service reporting.  Are end users really capable of understanding what data they need to see and designing a report for their own requirements or is it easier for them just to make the request to IT and wait for it to be delivered to them? My first experience with databases was with a network database sold by Intel called System 2000 tha