Ad Hoc Reporting Ad hoc reporting is the ability for a user to create a report at any instance on a whim, and present information for analysis and discovery of insights.
Agile BI Fast and easy report creation, integration and deployment.
API An application programming interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications.
Automated Report Scheduling Automated report scheduling allows you to proactively deliver information right to your users.
Big Data Big data refers to datasets of both structured and unstructured data that are so complex that it is difficult to process using traditional databases or data processing applications.
Build vs. Buy When considering embedded analytics, organizations are faced with the option of building a homegrown solution or buying a 3rd party solution to embed for their reporting needs.
Business Analytics Modern business analytics comprises a set of solutions, methodologies, skills and best practices for the investigation of corporate data to derive insights for understanding current business realities and business planning.
Business Intelligence Business intelligence tools include reporting engines and analytics tools capable of easy interpretation of large volumes of data.
Canned Reports Canned reports allows your organization to generate scalable, print ready and interactive reports that provide visual analysis features for your users.
Cloud Reporting Easily deploy in the cloud with the same robust functionality as dedicated servers, provides high performance reporting with the cloud benefits of flexibility, ease of management and lower cost.
Cloud Storage Cloud storage is a model of data storage that allows for data to be stored, shared, and hosted on the internet rather than a hard drive.
Dashboards A dashboard is a user interface that provides pre-defined key-performance indicators used to monitor business processes and objectives.
Data Discovery Data discovery is the process of obtaining actionable information by finding patterns in data from multiple sources with interactive visual analysis.
Data Governance Data governance refers to your organization’s business standards for data availability, definitions, integrity, security, and other standards your organization deems important for quality control.
Data Lake A data lake is a processing engine and repository that holds large amounts of raw data in its native format.
Data Mart A data mart is a subset of a data warehouse that is dedicated to a specific user group such as finance or human resources departments.
Data Mining Data mining is the process of analyzing large datasets to find actionable information through the identification of patterns.
Data Visualization Data visualization is the creation and study of the visual representation of data.
Data Warehouse A data warehouse is a repository for storage of disparate data that an organization’s business systems collect and use for guided decision making.
Database Reporting Database reporting allows you to interact with your database and create reports based upon the stored data.
Databases A database is a storage unit for structured data.
Drill Down Drill down allows you to explore multidimensional data by navigating from a general level down to a more detailed level.
Embedded Analytics Embedded analytics aims to provide a seamless integration of analytical capabilities directly into your applications.
Embedded Reporting Embedded reporting refers to integrating a reporting tool within your application.
ETL Extract, transform, load (ETL) allows you to prepare data for analysis by combining data from internal and external sources, transforming it into a common format, and loading it into a database or data warehouse.
Hadoop Apache’s Hadoop is an open source framework written in Java for distributed storage and processing of large datasets (also known as big data) spread across many clustered commodity hardware such as servers.
SaaS Analytics Software as a Service (SaaS) analytics offer analytics features such as rich, interactive dashboard and reporting through a web service.
Scalability Scalability is the capacity of a system to make itself available to users as workloads grow.
Semantic Layer A semantic layer acts as an intermediary between the business user and corporate data.