Dean, Leo and Greg had a great time yesterday at the San Francisco Java User Group meeting at Yelp HQ. We’re excited we had the opportunity to sponsor the largest Java User Group in the country. Thanks again to Yelp for providing their location, Marakana for organizing it, Owen DeLong for the great IPv6 talk, and everyone who attended.
Business intelligence must be managed for performance and scalability without impacting other production applications. There are many facets to ensuring your users can get access to their data and analyze them in real time without having to wait long periods or schedule reports for overnight delivery.
We’re glad to become an official partner of Informatica and showcase JReport at this year’s Informatica World 2013 on June 4-6. Informatica embeds JReport inside its products to provide archived data visualization. If you’re at Informatica World, come by our booth E13 to say hi.
BI Dashboards are intended to provide an at-a-glance overview of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which reflect the state of business. They need to present relevant data that can be immediately interpreted and actionable, allowing users to make informed decisions. While a dashboard should present data as simply as possible, there are still a set of guidelines to follow and mistakes to avoid.
More businesses are standing up private clouds, deploying their apps and data to public clouds, or even using a combination of these in hybrid clouds. No matter which cloud model your business chooses, its essential for your BI solution and reporting software to also be cloud-based.
Are you interested in the current state of Business Intelligence (BI)? Do you want to know what vendors and products you should be on the look out for in the near future? And most importantly – do you want to share your input? This is your chance.
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
Didn’t have time to attend our “Visualization and Dashboards with JReport” webinar on January 16? Not to worry, you can always catch the full recording on our website, or check out one of the highlights from the webinar below. Access to timely, actionable information is one of the biggest assets in today’s data-driven world.
Dashboards are a hot topic and are referenced by almost every business intelligence vendor and analyst who covers the BI industry. However, there is a lot of confusion about what a dashboard is and how they are implemented. Is a dashboard a portal style interface where the user can choose what components or even applications are viewable like Yahoo’s portal? Is a dashboard simply a report
OLAP (On-Line Analytical Process) data storage solutions have been available from the 1990s to solve the problem of keeping tabs on KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). OLAP cubes are more efficient than relational tables because only dimensions and aggregated measures for each dimension are stored in the cube.