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4 Reasons IT Administrators Should Use Automated Crystal Reports

When it comes to Crystal Reports scheduling, does the old saying “ignorance is bliss” apply? In many ways yes! Sure the reports administrator may not be ignorant of his reports whereabouts, but he is definitely blissful if he isn’t the one manually triggering the reports himself! So, rather than talking features, let’s look at a four ways a reporting administrator's life is bliss when automated Crystal Reports scheduling is implemented.

Topics: Crystal Reports Crystal Reports Scheduler CRD Crystal Reports Server

Learn 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 is to make sure you have everything in place to complete the task.

Topics: Crystal Reports CRD Crystal Reports Scheduler

Need to Automate Crystal Reports? Here's How.

Modern enterprises must automate their business processes to ensure the timely generation of reports; a key component to devising crucial strategies and making important business decisions. It may not be practical and cost effective to manually generate and send reports every time different departments demand them. Nevertheless, the reports may be crucial and have to be sent. In some cases, corporate reporting staff must work overtime to generate and send reports. This adds to overall operating costs, and forces reporting analysts to divert precious time from writing more effective reports to performing tasks a machine could do. More than ever, analysts have a desire to automate Crystal Reports to save both time and money.

Topics: Crystal Reports CRD Crystal Reports Scheduler Crystal Reports Server

Crystal Reports Distribution - How 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 Crystal Reports Server

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