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Delivering SSRS Reports By Email Can Help You Simplify

In the Business Intelligence world, SQL Server Reporting Services, or SSRS, provide invaluable assistance. SSRS reports are being used by many companies to improve business efficiency and decision-making. For instance, Business Intelligence consultants often need to send SSRS reports by email on a scheduled basis. That’s where SSRS subscriptions come into the picture.

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5 Ways To Use Event Driven Subscriptions With SSRS

In the past we have discussed how Data Driven subscriptions can be created in SQL-RD to deliver reports to various users and destinations. In SQL-RD, SSRS reports scheduling can also be accomplished based on certain conditions. Once these conditions are met, then the associated SQL report will be triggered based on given parameters, and then delivered to a specified location. One could build an Event Driven system inside of SQL Server, however, SQL-RD provides the advantage of require little to no coding and shortened setup time. In other words, there is no need for you to provide the logic necessary to drive the report. Moreover, managing the logic and the subscriptions within SQL-RD is both easier and more efficient. There are a number of conditions that could be created with Event Driven Subscriptions. Let’s look a few that are built into SQL-RD.


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The Best Reasons To Create Data-Driven Subscriptions in SSRS

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) are a very powerful Business Intelligence reporting tool which allows efficient automation for your company’s needs. You may already be familiar with a basic subscription to automate SSRS reports. However, there are also cases where you cannot feed static parameters into the subscription. A data-driven SSRS subscription becomes useful in cases where you don’t know the exact parameters to feed into the report.

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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. 

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