Self-Service Analytics

Embedded Ad Hoc Reporting: Developers’ Golden Goose

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.

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3 Ways Embedded Analytics Helps Improve Application Usage and ROI

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:

Embedded Analytics Evaluation

From POC to Profit – How to Create an Effective Embedded Analytics Evaluation Plan

Introduction Embedding analytics into your application can be challenging. Gathering the information your organization needs to effectively assess embedded analytics vendors can be a time-consuming step in the evaluation process. In this blog, we’ll talk about the questions you should ask to successfully evaluate embedded analytics products and maximize project success. Make a List of Ideal…

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Buy vs. Build: 5 Factors in Making the Right Analytics Investment

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.

Embedded Analytics ROI

3 Tips for Measuring Your Embedded Analytics ROI

Deciding whether to buy or build analytics for your applications or software products can depend on a number of factors. For many, the long-term return of buying an embedded analytics solution far outweighs the upfront cost to build one. However, executives that see the value in embedding a 3rd party product occasionally lack the ability to definitively measure their analytics ROI. We’ve put together 3 tips to help.

Embedded Analytics

Embedded Analytics 101: Making Your Embedded Analytics Project Successful From Step One

Introduction Launching an embedded analytics project can be a difficult task for software development managers and product owners alike. Add onto that the urgency to quickly evaluate test and implement a 3rd party solution that’s becoming more the norm in agile development environments and you can easily see how proper planning can be overlooked. You…

Business Analytics

High Performance Analytics: A Complete Overview

In our recent eBook, Technology Performance in Context, we take a look at how high performance analytics can transform business processes and results. Read on to get a short excerpt of what’s inside! High Performance Analytics and Business Performance: How does it work? When considering whether or not to implement a new technology, the first consideration should always be: “how…

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Creating a JReport Dashboard on Salesforce.com Data Using CData JDBC Driver

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…