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Automate Your Company Reports Using Power BI

Data is extremely important to your company, whether you’re talking about sales or marketing. Data is utilized in everyday decision making and also by upper management for both company and employee growth. Whether you are asking for more budget or resources, data reports help you justify your requests.

Topics: Power BI Power BI reports pbrs

SQL Server Reporting Services : Benefits of a 3rd Party Scheduler

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Reports has a scheduling system that can manage and distribute your report subscriptions. Does it do the job? Do SSRS’ internal features satisfy all of the business’ needs? In some cases, firms look to 3rd party solutions to complete their projects. Some solutions enable a greater flexibility in subscription publication, or offer a wider array of scheduling options, while others help manage SSRS Reports. Most importantly, using a 3rd party solution such as SQL-RD can provide a much higher ROI for initial, ongoing and future costs.

Topics: sql-rd ssrs data driven subscriptions event triggered subscriptions ssrs reports

2 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Crystal Reports

Today’s businesses run on data. Millions of dollars are spent on Business analytics, web traffic assessment, consumer trends, and even more on keeping that data tracked and organized. In the digital age, businesses should know their metrics, other companies' metrics, consumer metrics, market trends, and be able to analyze it in real time. 

Topics: crystal reports crystal reports scheduler crd

How to Email Crystal Reports From Multiple Email Accounts

Imagine the following scenario: Your Logistics Department needs all inventory and fulfillment reports sent from their email address. Your Sales Group wants daily sales reports to come from a separate email address. Meanwhile, invoices need to be sent from the Customer Service Teams' own email address. The problem? Your current Crystal Reports distributor only allows for one email account.

Here at ChristianSteven Software, we have your solution. Our Crystal Reports Distributor (or CRD) software allows multiple SMTP accounts to be created and used. This gives the reporting admin the capability to automatically email Crystal Reports from any account at any time.

Topics: crystal reports crd email crystal reports crystal reports scheduler

Benefits of Automated Report Delivery in SQL Reporting Services

When it comes to gathering data, the process of building the report and sending it out is possibly the most intense. Microsoft created SQL reporting services as a server based report designer, builder, and deployment engine. The service prepares and delivers a variety of both interactive and printed reports. With SQL reporting, accessing and delivering reports is made simple. By automating the service, you only improve its usefulness. 

Topics: automated report delivery SQL Reports automation automated scheduling ssrs reports automate report delivery in ssrs SQL Report Automation