The importance of delivering easy to use ad hoc reporting capabilities in your applications will soon reach a critical point. In this blog, we’ll cover why ad hoc matters to your users, why it will matter to your support and development teams, and why you should embed self-service capabilities in your application.
As the role of BI reporting continues to increase within the core business operations of enterprise organizations in 2018, let’s take a look at the trends businesses will continue to adopt and react to.
Maintaining your current customer base is a vital part of expanding your business, and increasing usage of your application is one of the best ways to do that. Embedding analytics in your product can improve your time-to-market, save your development team time, effort, and capital, and improve your users’ analytics experience. But it can also be one of the best ways to increase user usage of your product. Here are the top 3 ways:
One of the most common issues that we hear from customers needing to provide analytics to their application users is deciding whether to develop their own reporting, utilize an open source charting library as a starting point for development, or license and embed a 3rd party analytics solution into their software. In this blog, we’ll go over 5 important factors to consider when making a decision.
Business Intelligence vs. Business Analytics, what’s the difference? There are many differences of opinion, but generally, both describe the use of data in making business decisions. So what are the differences? And should you care? In this blog, we aim to outline how the terms are used differently in the Industry.
Data visualization and analysis allows you to get the most out of your Big Data. With JReport, connecting to NoSQL databases like MongoDB that store Big Data is a snap, and embedding reports and dashboards built on MongoDB data into your application is easy.
Business Intelligence Trends Survey Jinfonet recently surveyed more than 400 senior business professionals, and the survey results provide a number of insights and a few surprises into the business intelligence trends driving the enterprise market this year. For example, we couldn’t imagine the high percentage of respondents currently working on external customer projects. It was…
Whether your development platform is Java or .NET, your software application or product most likely has requirements for BI or analytics, but your development team is also most likely understaffed when it comes to these skills. For this reason, embedded analytics from a 3rd party may be the best solution Taking this approach can address…
Our recent partnership with CData enhances JReport’s connectivity to Salesforce.com (along with many other data sources) enabling live data access from dashboards and reports. The Data JDBC driver allows JReport to query data using SQL. This article details the process for connecting JReport to Salesforce.com as a JDBC data source to start creating dashboards and reports. Establishing a…
The goal of embedded BI/analytics is to provide your applications with the power of a BI tool. With embeddable BI reporting, your application can make better use of the data it collects allowing users and customers to garner deeper insights and ultimately make better decisions from it.