Learn about reporting software best practices including how to eliminate the reporting bottleneck, easy ways to create more effective reports, how to achieve higher reporting ROI and much more with the Windward reporting software white papers.
Report writing creates an expensive bottleneck for many companies because it demands ongoing, iterative involvement from in-house developers. This white paper describes a novel approach to report writing which allows business users to layout elegant reports using Microsoft Word® as the layout tool.
When you are racing to market with your software application, the reporting writer gets added in last. But reporting is a crucial function of the offering. When every second counts, is it better to buy a reporting tool or to try and build your own? We'll help you weigh the pros and the cons of each approach and help you navigate the road to market.
Great data is useless if you can’t share it, or have it make your case. Data representation is the difference between having an effective report vs. a bunch of useless information. Having The Best Reporting Tool to allow the right person to show the relevant facts in an interesting way, makes all difference in getting a report you can use.
If you could pick just one improvement to your offering that would ensure you'd win more sales, what would it be? An additional feature or functionality? Enhanced database security? Improved data collection? Try again. The best way to attract more customers—and keep them—is to upgrade your software's reporting component.
When we think of reports we think of rows and columns of data, or sometimes tables and graphs used to represent inventory, usage, distribution, sales. But there is more to reporting than you might think. In this quick look at what reports really are, we see a broader spectrum of documents that are actually reports.
Time and money are too precious to be wasted through ineffciencies in document generation. Learn the benefits of free form design within a familiar interface by reading this white paper and why Windward works.
Excel is a commonly used application by analysts everywhere across virtually all industries. Yet there is so much data that Excel can't handle. Excel's powerful functionality can also be limiting. With Windward, however, you can give Excel the power of your enterprise. From SQL datasources to SharePoint Lists, Excel can be one powerful reporting tool.