Category: Business Intelligence

Why adopt Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI (business intelligence) is a powerful analytics tool that helps to analyze data and share insights. With this technology, enterprises can monitor their business more closely and get instant answers with rich dashboards available for every device. Power BI is broken down into multiple tools: • Power Query to extract and transform. • Power Pivot to model and analyze. • Power View and Map to visualize data. Key features and benefits of Microsoft Power BI include: • The Q&A function. Sometimes the fastest way to get an answer from your data is to ask a question using natural language, and that’s exactly what Q&A allows users to do, making this feature a top-cited benefit in achieving self-service business intelligence. • Excel Integration. Power BI’s capability of Excel integration helps users to view and work with the raw data behind a Power BI visualization. • Dashboards, reports, and datasets are at the heart of Power BI. Users can create personalized dashboards, which combine on-premises and cloud-born data in a single view, allowing them to monitor their most important data enterprise-wide and from all their business apps. • The ability to easily embed BI and analytics in the app to […]

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Pluggable Custom Visualizations in Jaspersoft

Jaspersoft provides a remarkable feature for users to Create and deploy their own Custom Visualization component. The following are some of the Jaspersoft Custom Visualization component features and usage. • Jaspersoft offers an extensive feature allowing users to create their own Custom Visualization component. Users can take advantage of creating Custom Visualization component provided they have coding knowledge in Javascript, CSS and HTML. • Basically, Custom Visualization Component renders a SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) image file. Once the component is created and deployed, it will be available in the element palette from where it can be drag and dropped in to the report. • Custom Visualization Component requires few configuration steps. Once these steps are done, users can develop their own visualization component to enrich their reports and to make the reports more flexible depending on the requirements. • Custom Visualization component in Jaspersoft can also be created using JSON that allows users to add their own Component UI (Property name , type and data items) , thumb nail image (image that appear in the design view when the component is drag and dropped from the palette) and location of the script and reference files used for the creation of […]

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Properties view in Jaspersoft Report

The Properties view in Jaspersoft Report helps the user to configure a selected element. If more than one element is selected, only the properties of those elements have in common are shown. If the Properties view is not visible, open the context menu for the selected elements and find the Show Properties menu item, which shows and brings to the front the Properties view. Properties are organized into tabs and sections for a better organization and usability. Tabs can include the following: Appearance tab, which contains all the properties responsible for element size, position, colors, style and flags when the element is shown in the runtime. Borders tab, where user can configure how borders of the element are painted. An element tab allows the user to set evaluation time along with properties specific to the element type. For example: The Static Text tab allows the user to define unchangeable text for a field and control its appearance. The Text Field tab allows the user to format and position a text field element. The Image tab allows the user to set image alignment, fill, and scale properties. Advanced tab, which contains all the properties for the report element in the form […]

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