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Utilize SQL Server Reporting Services To Get The Most Out Of Technology!

Gone are the days, when technology was used to be the differentiator in a business. In today's competitive era, what matters most is how you employ the technology at your disposal. Now you can make the most of the technology you have with the help of SQL-RD; which allows you to better utilize Microsoft Server Reporting Services in a better manner. It is a comprehensive tool which enables you to use the SQL suite in a truly professional manner.

Topics: SSRS SSRS Reports SSRS Reports Scheduler Business Intelligence

3 Stunning Crystal Report Schedulers To Supercharge Your Reporting Needs

A sound investment in the future is what will differentiate your company from the rest in the pack. Now, you can reinvent your business processes with futuristic crystal report schedulers which will enable you to present information more clearly, and enabling you to showcase all your data in an impressive manner.

Topics: Crystal Reports Crystal Reports Scheduler Business Intelligence

3 Ways Business Intelligence Improves Profits

So, you've heard about Business Intelligence, or BI. Everyone is saying that it can help your business. Perhaps you're on the fence about it. Maybe you don't know what it is. Business Intelligence is an umbrella term that refers to a variety of software applications used to analyze an organization's raw data. Now that you know what it is, you may ask if it's really worth the money? The answer is, YES! 

Topics: Business Intelligence IntelliFront BI

The Best Advantages Of Power BI Email PDF And Other Scheduling Functions

Power BI email PDF and other scheduling functions offer a great example of how effective and flexible this system is. The range of options and convenient features make it possible for anyone to improve their business’s speed and efficiency dramatically. Even the most talented BI teams find themselves held back by the tools at hand, but Power BI’s features will inspire rather than restrict.

Topics: Power BI Power BI Reports Power BI Reports Scheduler Microsoft Power BI PBRS

How To Increase Efficiency With Power BI Reports Scheduler

Microsoft power BI tools are extremely feature-rich and cost-effective, and they also help improve efficiency. For this reason, they have been gaining much momentum in the Business Intelligence world. Companies that have used Microsoft Power BI reports can vouch for its effectiveness. They provide a solid base for your Business Intelligence solutions, which allow you to customize your data reports to fit your specific needs.

Topics: Power BI Reports PBRS Power BI Reports Scheduler Power BI

3 Reasons To Share Data With Microsoft Power BI Email

Microsoft Power BI can transform your company’s Business Intelligence data into actionable information. It can help you develop dashboards and visual reports making it easy for you to understand and analyze data for better decision-making. One of the best ways to share this valuable information with the decision makers is through Power BI email.

Topics: Power BI Reports PBRS Power BI Power BI Reports Scheduler

The ROI of Business Intelligence Part 2 of 2

Your company probably wants to automate more to do more, grow more and spend less without any of it costing too much. Be clear about the goals of your BI investment, and how progress will be measured. In part 2 of the blog "The ROI of Business Intelligence" I will discuss the BI goals to consider, investment costs not to miss out and where we come in. 

Topics: Business Intelligence Crystal Reports SSRS

How to Export Crystal Report to PDF

Crystal reports provide an efficient way to organize and analyze your business intelligence data. Many organizations use crystal reports to keep their decision-makers informed. Crystal reports provide a straightforward way to generate reports and give people the most up to date information when they need it. Not only do crystal reports give you the power to pull your desired data from multiple data sources, but they also save you time and money as well.

Topics: CRD Crystal Reports Scheduler Crystal Reports

The ROI of Business Intelligence Part 1 of 2

Your business has systems producing data. You need to get and analyze that data and report it to the right people at the right time so they can act on it. Maybe you also need to scale up your current BI, reduce costs and eliminate bottlenecks. You know your company needs to invest in the right Business Intelligence in order to comply, react and thrive in this ever-changing world. In this two-part blog, I will talk about why it's important to understand ROI of Business Intelligence for your organization.

Topics: Business Intelligence

How To Improve Efficiency Through Power BI "Subscribe Others" Feature

The Power BI "subscribe others" feature is one of many great options to improve communication and efficiency across your BI team. A handful of the most popular tools alone enhances regularity, accuracy, and range. The most considerable obstacles, such as time management and efficiency, can be a problem of the past.  

Topics: Power BI Reports PBRS Power BI Power BI Reports Scheduler

Five Business Intelligence Statistics You Should Know About

If you work in a professional office, or own your own business, chances are, you have seen the amount of paperwork and data created by your company. You may already know that your business needs to consider business intelligence, but here are five Business Intelligence statistics you should know about as well.

Topics: Business Intelligence

Three Things Your Company is Missing Without a Business Intelligence Solution

Business Intelligence seems to be the buzz in the professional world today. You may be wondering  what exactly is business intelligence?  Is your organization missing out by not utilizing a business intelligence strategy? Can a business intelligence solution really make that big of a difference?  The answer is, yes! Business intelligence, or BI, refers to a variety of software applications used to analyze an organization's valuable raw data. This data can be evaluated and used to make monumental decisions that can help your business gain powerful insight. 

Topics: Business Intelligence IntelliFront BI

How To Stay Up-To-Date with Power BI Automated Email

Sharing reports that concern your company’s data used to be a time-consuming manual task. However, thanks to Power BI you can easily automate these tasks. Power BI automated email reports give you the power to overcome a common BI problem. This practical feature allows BI reporting software to make reporting more streamlined. You are no longer limited by who can access the data and how often.

Topics: Power BI Reports PBRS Power BI Power BI Reports Scheduler

How Can A Business Intelligence Solution Increase Your Sales?

In the modern era, many organizations are discovering the advantages that a high-quality business intelligence software has to offer. One field that is really benefiting from business intelligence is sales. When your sales force has all your company's raw data analyzed and organized, they will be able to make better sales decisions, more accurate forecasts, and find the most valuable prospects. That translates into an improvement in your sales department. Here are a few ways that business intelligence can help increase your company's sales.

Topics: Business Intelligence IntelliFront BI

How To Revolutionize BI With Power BI Report Scheduling

Power BI report scheduling gives you the power to overcome your most significant BI problems. If you find yourself wasting precious resources on repeating flawed reports, or finished reports do not reach end users fast enough, scheduling will help. This practical set of solutions allows BI reporting software to do what it was designed to do better and quicker.

Topics: Power BI Power BI Reports PBRS Power BI Reports Scheduler

4 Killer BI Productivity Features Your IT Department Will Love

When business intelligence takes off in a company, IT is usually the first to notice because they are the ones saddled with business users’ requests for more reports and more frequent runs. Automating BI information and BI report delivery recoups lost IT productivity, but what about your users? These four features will delight business users and make them more productive too.

Topics: Business Intelligence

How To Improve Productivity by Scheduling Power BI Reports

ChristianSteven Software has launched a new Business Intelligence tool called PBRS (Power BI Reports Scheduler) that will improve your productivity and efficiency. This tool allows you to easily distribute your Power BI reports to large numbers of business users, enabling them to make data-driven decisions. PBRS is a dynamic, flexible, function-rich and intuitive automation tool for scheduling, exporting, distributing and delivering your Microsoft Power BI and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Reports and Dashboards. Scheduling Power BI reports is easy using PBRS.

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Top 3 Ways Business Intelligence Can Prevent Cybercrime

Internet security is a major issue in our world. People and businesses worry about whether or not their information is safe and private. People don't want their identities to be stolen, and businesses don't want any of their information leaked. So how can cyber security experts use business intelligence to help? Here are the top three ways that business intelligence can prevent cybercrime.

Topics: Business Intelligence IntelliFront BI

How Power BI Desktop Products Boosts Your Performance

Power BI desktop software transforms all aspects of your organization’s performance through superior tools. Your business intelligence applications drive change in your business, and choosing the right tools may make all the difference when your decision makers review data. Ultimately, Power BI desktop software supports loss prevention and performance enhancement through improved workflow, early problem spotting, and opportunity development.

Topics: Power BI Reports Scheduler Power BI Power BI Reports Microsoft Power BI

How To Customize Your Power BI Printing Features

Microsoft Power BI service provides a solid base for your Business Intelligence reports. You can customize your Power BI reports for your company's needs. Microsoft Power BI service also provides various ways to print your Business Intelligence data. Power BI printing is very easy: you can print an entire dashboard, a dashboard tile, a report page, or a report visual from Power BI service. 

Topics: Power BI Reports Power BI Reports Scheduler Power BI PBRS

How to Run Crystal Reports from a Command Line

One of the greatest advantages of crystal reports today is the ability to automatically create, schedule, and send reports. Business intelligence continues to provide new ways for your business to put their best foot forward. As new products and ideas come to fruition, BI creates a way for businesses to initiate the most effective and time efficient daily operations. But, in some cases, you need to generate your report from the command line based on specific parameters. So, how do you run crystal reports from a command line? The first step to run crystal reports from a command line is to make sure you have everything in place to complete the task.

Topics: Crystal Reports Scheduler Crystal Reports

Crystal Report Distribution - A Dynamic Tool To Schedule Crystal Reports

Crystal Report is the application used to process and produce reports from a wide range of data  sources.With Crystal Reports Distribution software or CRD, the running and generation of crystal reports become less complicated and consumes less time. It also gives the option of producing the reports in formats such as MS Word, MS Excel, HTML, RTF, Acrobat, RPT or text format.
Topics: Crystal Reports Scheduler CRD Crystal Reports

Learn How To Burst Crystal Reports To Multiple Excel Tabs

On a daily basis, Sally needs to send a report detailing their top grossing customers. This report details order amounts for each firm by month, and exports the report in Excel format. Users have been quite content to look at this report in the past, however, due to the increased order volume, the report has become unwieldy. Writing separate reports is too much time and effort. Sally needs a way of breaking up this report so that its a much easier read for the users. Section group bursting in CRD is an easy way to burst Crystal Reports to multiple Excel tabs making it easier for users to view the information they want.

Topics: Crystal Reports CRD Crystal Reports Scheduler

Top 7 Marketing KPIs You Should Be Tracking

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are measurable values that demonstrate how effectively a company is achieving its key business objectives. Businesses use KPIs to evaluate their success at reaching set targets.  Just like there are different departments in an organization, there are different KPIs to be tracked.  For example, the sales department may track total revenue, new customers, and average deals to gauge progress toward their revenue targets.  The human resources department may track employee turnover, employee engagement, and employee transfers. 

Topics: Business Intelligence

3 Ways Business Process Automation Can Save You Money

More than ever, businesses must pursue strategies that reduce costs, save time, and increase efficiency. Automation is a key tactic businesses often overlook when seeking ways get an edge over the competition. Automation in business is important to all businesses no matter the size. Smaller firms lack the armies of developers, contractors, and IT gurus that large corporations have at their disposal. Large firms are unable to be flexible, which is hindering them from reacting quickly to changes in the marketplace. Automating critical business processes can aid firms to be able to operate worldwide despite having a small footprint. Here are three reasons why business process automation is critical to any company’s survival.

Topics: IntelliFront BI SQL-RD Power BI Reports Scheduler

A Closer Look at Microsoft Power BI Servers

Business intelligence solutions have become a critical part of running a large business. Companies deploy Microsoft Power BI servers on their own premises for creating, publishing, and managing reports, then delivering them to the right users in different ways. Whether the users are viewing these reports in their web browsers, on their mobile device, or as an email in their inbox, they stay current and informed about their data changes. 

Topics: Power BI Power BI Reports Scheduler Power BI Reports Microsoft Power BI PBRS