The practices and implementation of Business Intelligence (BI) are no longer reserved for large enterprises with dedicated IT teams. BI practices such as reporting and analytics are making their way to businesses of all sizes. Mid-sized organizations find themselves in the midst of the same data tsunami that larger organizations have been experiencing for years. They discover that not only can they implement BI practices and environments, but that those practices also provide them with competitive advantages.
JReport’s high performance, scalable reporting and data visualization solution deserves the Value Leader ranking it received. Their strengths in total cost of ownership as well as ease of embedding and product completeness make JReport a good solution for companies, in particular mid-sized organizations,” says John Myers, Research Director at EMA.
Visualization is centric to getting valuable information into the hands of all data consumers. JReport has improved data visualization via more robust charts and intuitive on-screen interactions to add to user experiences, providing them the tools to create powerful yet easy to use reports and dashboards.
JReport's performance and scalability have been documented by benchmark testing and demonstrate an effective utilization of available resources in order to deliver precise reports with high efficiency. Learn how JReport effectively utilizes all available resources and efficiently delivers precise reports and provides enterprises with a high performance, scalable reporting solution.
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. In this article, we’ll cover the major points that you should consider when making a decision.
One of the major challenges with Business Intelligence is how to manage performance and scalability without impacting other production applications. There are many facets to ensuring your users can get access to their data and analyze it in real time without having to wait long periods or schedule reports for overnight delivery.
Determining which company offers the right embedded BI reporting solution for your organization can be challenging. Many of today's tools are complex, sophisticated and difficult to learn, requiring specialists or the investment of significant training costs. Whether the need is an out-of-the-box solution or a toolkit to embed in a custom Java EE application, JReport provides a reporting solution that precisely meets end-user requirements.
Independent Software Vendors face a unique set of challenges when trying to incorporate a reporting solution. For ISVs, issues such as rapid development, customization, cross-platform support, installation, licensing and API flexibility are compounded by the number of clients they serve. Learn more about how JReport's flexible Java reporting solution comprehensively addresses all the ISV's requirements.
Security cannot be overlooked when comparing features of BI tools. It is smart to ensure that the BI tool that you choose has all of the options you need to not only manage the security of the report data, but also to manage the resources, file permissions and disk resources. JReport is the only product which provides all of these features out of the box without any additional costs: they are all included in the base product.
Evaluating reporting solutions can be a challenging task. The market is crowded with vendors trying to get your attention. It is important for you to consider these 10 critical issues to give yourself the best chance of recommending and investing in a solution that can meet your enterprise needs today and into the future. And, before you buy, make sure you get an evaluation copy of the software to determine for yourself how easy the solution is to integrate, scale, and use.