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Informer Reporting 2010 Copyright Entrinsik, Inc. Informer Feature Review and Discussion PRESENTER: Chris Reeves Director of Channel Relationships Entrinsik

Informer Reporting 2010 Copyright Entrinsik, Inc. Informer Feature Review and Discussion PRESENTER: Chris Reeves Director of Channel Relationships Entrinsik

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Informer Reporting 2010 Copyright Entrinsik, Inc. Informer Feature Review and Discussion PRESENTER: Chris Reeves Director of Channel Relationships Entrinsik Slide 2 What is Informer? Informer is a web based operational and informational reporting tool that extends self- service reporting and analysis capabilities by providing real-time data on-demand across database boundaries 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 3 Slide 4 Lets break this sentence up a bit Informer is a web based operational and informational reporting tool that extends self-service reporting and analysis capabilities by providing real-time data on-demand across database boundaries. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 5 Slide 6 Slide 7 Slide 8 Lets break this sentence up a bit Informer is a web based operational and informational reporting tool that extends self-service reporting and analysis capabilities by providing real-time data on-demand across database boundaries. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 9 Informational Reporting more strategic in nature summarized data and long time horizons serves the management and analytical supports long-term and strategic decisions 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 10 Slide 11 Slide 12 Lets break this sentence up a bit Informer is a web based operational and informational reporting tool that extends self-service reporting and analysis capabilities by providing real-time data on-demand across database boundaries. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 13 Self-Service Reporting Historically, IT professionals created reports using development tools such as programming languages, and more recently with desktop design tools. Static results allowing limited data interaction were then made accessible to business users. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 14 Self-Service Reporting Today with Informer, end-users both technical and non-technical are empowered to author their own reports, or execute reports shared by others - in a secure environment and in the format they choose, specific to individual needs! 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 15 Self-Service Reporting Example: The existing Course Sections List report is great, but I need SSN added to it, and I need output to excel with multivalues comma-delimited. Report: Reporting Course Sections List 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 16 Slide 17 Slide 18 Lets break this sentence up a bit Informer is a web based operational and informational reporting tool that extends self-service reporting and analysis capabilities by providing real-time data on-demand across database boundaries. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 19 Analysis Capabilities Providing more than just the result set: Intuitive point and click sort, group, summary One-click analytics Live Excel and all its wonders If you like to look at pictures, weve got charts! Be sure to attend the Informer Futures talk 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 20 Analysis Capabilities Example: I have GNP and demographic data for every country in the world. What is the total GNP by continent? Average Life Span by Government Type? Report: Reporting World Economics 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 21 Slide 22 Lets break this sentence up a bit Informer is a web based operational and informational reporting tool that extends self-service reporting and analysis capabilities by providing real-time data on-demand across database boundaries. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 23 Real-Time Data Use Informer with or without a data warehouse, or with both all in the same report! 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 24 Lets break this sentence up a bit Informer is a web based operational and informational reporting tool that extends self-service reporting and analysis capabilities by providing real-time data on-demand across database boundaries. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 25 Across Database Boundaries Traditionally, organizations have a different reporting mechanism for each of their different applications. If you have an Inventory application written in SQL, and an Invoicing system in UniData, you most likely are forced to maintain and support (and purchase!) two different reporting tools. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 26 Across Database Boundaries 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 27 Across Database Boundaries Informer provides a single source repository for all reporting needs across your organization, regardless of database type. Centralized security and access control. Tremendous ease of use advantage. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 28 Informer Critical When the development team implements functionality, broadly speaking, what are we aiming for? User Intuitive Complete, robust security Extensible through 3 rd party integration Feature rich 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 29 User Intuitive Provide the advanced features users of web applications expect these days Allow non-technical and technical users alike to enjoy full functionality of the product Do not make the user guess Constantly evolve user experience per user feedback 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 30 Complete Security Obviously as a web-based reporting tool, by definition providing data access online, security is of highest importance. Be sure to visit attend the Informer Security session! 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 31 Extensible Excel users like Excel. Managers sometimes like paper printouts. Everyone has different needs. Integrate seamlessly with popular desktop applications, through export as well as true communication Integrate seamlessly with partner applications, making Informer more aware of the target environment 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 32 Extensible Allow power users to develop for Informer sdk available with full documentation and reference examples enables implementation specific business requirements for partners and clients alike 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 33 Extensible 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 34 Feature Rich Expand on traditional reporting functionality, bring advanced features to the browser and empower the end user: Analytics, Calculated Columns, Formatting, et al. 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 35 Demonstration! First, lets go through some of the most common use cases: - Typical report launch - Report manipulation and customization - Export - Scheduling 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 36 Demonstration! Advanced functionality: - User settings - Archiving - Calculated Columns - Live Excel 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 37 Resources HTML: http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_examples.asphttp://www.w3schools.com/html/html_examples.asp JavaScript: http://www.w3schools.com/js/js_examples.asphttp://www.w3schools.com/js/js_examples.asp CSS (styles): http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_examples.asphttp://www.w3schools.com/css/css_examples.asp Reports from today: http://trial.entrinsik.com:8080http://trial.entrinsik.com:8080 YouTube examples: http://www.youtube.com/entrinsikinchttp://www.youtube.com/entrinsikinc Portal examples: http://delivery.entrinsik.com/portal/index.php?board=6.0http://delivery.entrinsik.com/portal/index.php?board=6.0 2010 Entrinsik, Inc. Slide 38 Thank you! Any questions? 2010 Entrinsik, Inc.