Financial reporting presents tremendous challenges for IT; it demands solutions that provide clear communications throughout an enterprise and which deliver dynamic dashboard visualization. Not every dashboard software suite is capable of delivering on this promise; some dashboards are too inflexible, difficult to manage or personalize to the needs of diverse management positions.
Additionally, the expectations of managers place extreme demands on IT teams, which leads to adversarial cultures, not conducive to productivity from anyone. Fortunately, Crystal Reports provides the financial reporting solution that relieves the pressure and creates a win for everyone.
Connectivity, Formatting, and Hi-Fidelity Output Dashboard Design
SAP Crystal Reports has the broadest possible connectivity with a published XML schema that delivers an extensible report-building language. The structured content creation capabilities provide summarized views of information in a dashboard design that present complex business intelligence in a design once, deploy anywhere functionality that satisfies the demanding needs of diverse users.
SAP sets the world standard for dashboard design and users receive the benefit of the largest eco-system of information resources. Crystal Reports has the largest knowledge base, a global community of partnerships and enterprise software integrations. When you invest in Business Objects Performance Management Solutions from SAP the return comes in many forms; access to consulting and training, a plethora of books and documentation, tools for rapid design, and alerting triggers that respond to the personalization for every Crystal Enterprise end-user.
Crystal Reports Enterprise for Easy Data Access And Granular Security
Crystal Reports Enterprise gives you performance management metrics that include multiple data sources that simplify data access, security processes, change management for all of your applications. Additional options in Crystal Reports Enterprise facilitate Big Data services promote and demote instances of disparate data source integrations between production and development environments while ensuring security across all tables.
Crystal Reports provides simplified data access formats to the end-users that locate data, merge tables, and filter by subject. Administrators can pull data into tailored schema from diverse sources securely. The granular data-level security of Business Objects ensures that users get the data that matches their security profiles, and protects the data from unauthorized access. Additionally, any function that exports or prints data filter content to only deliver authorized data.
Change management and report reuse are even more complex activities than developing new ones. Addressing minor updates and incremental changes is vital to maintaining the flexibility, personalization, and timely business intelligence that administrators and end-users need. Dynamic Data Connection within Business Views enables you to select between development and production instances, providing control over which data source end-users see. Commonly used functions, text objects, and images reside in foundational data storage to quickly assimilate changes for all reports.
SAP Crystal Reports Analysis for Multidimensional Data and Interactive Reporting
Business analysts gain a versatile tool to explore multi-dimensional data in Crystal Reports Analysis. This SAP business objects performance software provides end-users with interactive reports, integration for extensive analytics, data-centric formatting, and pattern discovery that highlights multiple views flexibly, linking them into interactive briefing books.
Structured multi-dimensional reporting separates the functions of content designer and consumer to create and locks down reporting configurations, pushing them out to end-users at all authorized levels. The analytics and formatting features include powerful calculation and highlighting tools that publish data in a variety of layouts to improve the display granularity in the sophisticated dashboard visualizations available to business analysts.
Finally, the delivery of multidimensional data resources of Crystal Reports is ideal for the web. This browser-based delivery enables the broadest sharing of business intelligence while retaining the appropriate levels of security. Crystal Analysis provides rich featured DHTML within a standard web browser. Having web-delivered dashboard displayed data in near real-time provides the freshest business intelligence, to the advantage of Crystal Reports Enterprise users in even the most competitive marketplaces.
Using superior dashboard software will make getting the right data for everyone a breeze--but what about the data analysis? Do you really feel you have the best process for data interpretation? Find the best processes and solutions for all of your data analysis and interpretation with our IT Professional's Guide to Data Analysis and Interpretation.