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Christian Ofori-Boateng

Christian Ofori-Boateng

Christian Ofori-Boateng has served as ChristianSteven Software's Chief executive since the company's inception in 2002.

Christian Ofori-Boateng conceived ChristianSteven Software as a solution provider to create and market easy-to-use and intuitive applications specifically for information management and database reporting. The first product, CRD was designed to provide unusual, flexible functionality and capabilities to business with a need to generate and distribute large quantities of business reports on a regular basis. The latest product, PBRS, allows users to produce the same mass export & deliver capability for Power BI & SSRS reports

Today, with over 1,000 clients in 47 countries, ChristianSteven Software specializes in Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, reporting, report distribution, report scheduling, dashboards & automating business processes.

From scheduled BI report delivery to browser-based Data Analytics & mobile-enabled dashboards, the magic sauce is in our proprietary business process automation experience & know-how that leverages business rules, workflows & instant notification capabilities built right into our Business Intelligence, Data Analytics & report distribution solutions.

Recent Posts by Christian Ofori-Boateng:

Your Perpetual PBRS Report License Goes Beyond Usage Rights

Software purchases include a license to use the applications and services. Marketers often convey the messaging for these products with a distinct slant. The purchaser has the privilege to use the product according to company terms, but rarely with the additional features (at least without considerable upgrades) that enhance the overall value of the product through improved functionality and productivity for your business concern.

That's why customers often find themselves thrilled at the Perpetual PBRS (Power BI Reports Scheduler) Report License, which offers the ultimate in supporting your BI activities and efforts. The Perpetual PBRS Report License delivers a behind-the-scenes engine that will turbocharge your Power BI capabilities and effectiveness through intelligent and intuitive automation suitable to your particular business needs.

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

Why Automated SSRS Reporting Distribution Makes Sense for Your Business

In a data-driven business, numerous parts have to be kept in top working order to keep the company moving forward at a decent pace. For that reason, reporting is crucial for staying on top of how each aspect of an operation is functioning. In the wake of COVID-19 shutdowns, many businesses have had to transition to new work models that involve a lot more automation. One could imagine that eventually, the workforce will become much less location-driven, so having the ability to distribute data in whatever form is needed is a priority for optimizing uptime for all affected teams.

IT professionals require high-performance tools that work hard and get team members the data they need to perform no matter where they are working from. Automated Self-Service Reporting Services (SSRS) take the pressure off key players allowing them to focus on the information contained in reports rather than having to waste time trying to gain access to those reports. Automated data reporting not only saves time, it saves money and boosts productivity at a point when staff needs to lean into their roles and put their focus on clients.

Here are the main reasons having automated SSRS reporting distribution makes sense for your organization.

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

The Value of SSRS Reporting in Today's Business Climate

The year 2020 has demonstrated the business need for agility and adaptation, as the entire world has seen a global change in how enterprises are operating in a new world of lockdowns, social distancing, and changing work styles and habits. Fortunately for many businesses, some core processes have proven especially agile and adaptable to this changing economic landscape and have risen in their value and significance; one area in particular where businesses should be leveraging their existing tools is with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reporting.

This server-based report generating system offers companies the ideal solution when it comes to building and distributing custom reports from any and every data source you can access; such flexibility empowers administrators to provide specific reports to select groups, both within and outside the corporate framework.

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

Analytics Tools “Clean” Your Data Automatically

You can't talk about analytics without at least mentioning the importance of clean data. Right now, internet users are going through unprecedented amounts of data. Most of it, however, is unstructured and even irrelevant. Enter data cleansing, a core part of any modern analytics solution. This process weeds out unnecessary data according to your predetermined use.

How does an analytics solution work for a business? The term “data analytics" refers to how a company uses data. Every day, information collects from all sorts of activity—specific details from clients, employees, transaction histories, and more. Once it enters the system, analytics filters that data so unique stakeholders can use it to update processes, adjust business approaches, and make other helpful changes.

A misconception that people often have is that data analytics is only useful for big corporations. Good data benefits businesses of every size, and you could say that the higher the stakes of a potential decision—as in a small operation—the more essential it is to have the insights analytics tools provide. The key is having the right data analytics tools.

How does a business make data work harder and achieve more? This discussion will take you through a brief overview of data cleansing, from its basic definition to its potential uses and the ways modern businesses leverage it in their daily operations.

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

5 Ways Business Intelligence Solution Can Power Your Business

It is exciting to live in a time when something a company already has in abundance—relevant data—can be harnessed to a powerful advantage. Everyday business transactions are yielding valuable insight, alerting busy executives where to best invest resources and finances. Data-driven insights can point to tangible things we hadn’t thought that can dramatically benefit our businesses and impact the bottom line.

The real problem sometimes isn't the problem you're looking at. It's what you cannot see that is the major issue that all organizations face, big or small.

Even so, it is one thing to have the data and another to be able to capture what you need from it in precisely the right format. To gain the insights needed on an individual level to make better decisions and formulate better plans, data delivery is essential. That is where having the right business intelligence provider saves time and money. The role that partnership plays—of your data scientist and business intelligence platform—in the success of your operation just cannot be overstated.

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