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Quality Reports with e.Report from Actuate

Give even the most demanding users the information they need in the format they want.


Overview



e.Report, Actuate’s pixel-perfect report production tool, provides the most discerning users with brochure-quality, on-demand reporting documents designed for presentation. e.Report products create every business report imaginable, from annual to internal operational reports, and from banking and credit card statements to wealth management portfolio reporting documents.

e.Report

Actuate e.Report scales to millions of users, providing personalized content and report functionality with an intuitive application experience.

e.Report Designer Pro

e.Report Designer Pro enables developers to quickly create report designs that access any data source, deliver information in any format and present reports in any conceivable layout, no matter how graphically complex.

The Actuate e.Report product line creates high-level, brochure-quality reports appropriate for distribution both inside and outside the firewall. These are the reporting documents you deliver when you need to represent your brand at its best to employees, investors, customers and partners, users that typically require information presented in a well-designed, pixel-perfect layout. These users also require immediate responses to their questions.

Actuate e.Report delivers high-end report documents in an environment that scales to an unlimited number of users.

Meet user needs and improve IT productivity through improved reports

With Actuate e.Report, every user receives the reports required, while IT productivity improves.

  • Deliver a fantastic application experience to users outside the firewall – Many customer interaction portals require presentation of data derived from numerous systems in the form of reports while maintaining consistent, high quality branding.
  • Generate timely information for internal controls and performance reporting – Actuate brochure-quality reports are ideal for internal reporting applications that monitor operational performance and other metrics across large, dispersed organizations.
  • Promote higher productivity among application and report developers with useful reports for all users – Actuate development tools support object-oriented reuse to speed productivity.
  • Deploy and maintain rich information applications easily and quickly – Actuate seamlessly integrates with existing applications and portals. Users do not need training to create reports, and IT experiences fewer support calls.
  • Provide flexible formatting and brochure quality reports for every user – Actuate users can select from multiple output formats such as XML, DHTML, PDF, PowerPoint, Excel and Word (RTF) when creating their personal reports, all from a single report. Brochure quality formatting is maintained between Web and printed output.
  • Produce actionable content and inform good decision making – Actuate reports are more useful than ordinary paper or web reports. Available within every report is a navigation bar that provides access to an automatically generated table of contents; search, analysis, and print and save options; and page navigation tools. Hyperlinks enable drill-to-detail, and dynamic parameter pick lists help users navigate easily through reports.

Features & Benefits

e.Report meets the demands of the most discerning users, providing them with personalized, formatted reports in any application.

  • Personalize reports for every user – Actuate e.Report creates reports that are easy to read, easy to use and easy to understand. They can be delivered as visual dashboards with the functionality to drill to detail, as brochures, or even as forms. They can appear in any format a data-driven page requires, as heat maps, mailing labels, stock feeds, or everyday reports.
  • Let users determine output format – End users are the best judges of their own requirements, and e.Report allows IT to respond to each request quickly, without having to regenerate a report to meet multiple formatting requirements. Users can choose to save full or partial reports in PDF, PowerPoint, Word, Rich Text, Excel or plain text without re-running the report.
  • Personalize the application experience for each user – Page Level Security personalizes content for every user, sending just the right pages and data to each individual on request without re-running the main report on the server.
  • Include actionable content in every report – Users receive actionable content with every e.Report. Actuate e.Report lets users determine the action to take based on a variety of possible scenarios. Users can choose from simple hyperlink drill-through, to isolating data through SmartSearch and visualizing it.
  • Scale to supply reports to millions of users, easily and predictably – e.Report has earned benchmarking honors across countless environments, from individual servers in IBM grid clusters and even Sun and SAP technology centers, and is able to accommodate vast numbers of users and report volumes on Windows, AIX and Solaris.
  • Provide page-level security – Manage report scalability with Page Level Security, a patented technology for accessing personalized report content. Page Level Security generates one document that includes security rules for each recipient and offers significant performance and maintenance advantages over report bursting techniques.

e.Report Designer Pro is used by professional application developers and skilled IT users to create brochure-quality information applications. e.Report Designer Pro supports object-oriented reuse to speed development, and provides precision control over content in order to design high resolution, brand-conscious reports for a broad audience of consumers.


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e.Report, Actuate’s pixel-perfect report production tool, provides the most discerning users with brochure-quality, on-demand reporting documents designed for presentation. e.Report products create every business report imaginable, from annual to internal operational reports, and from banking and credit card statements to wealth management portfolio reporting documents.