GovLoop Industry Perspective: The Last Mile
For government agencies, data has the potential to deliver tremendous benefits for the customers they serve, including civil servants, citizens and even other government agencies. However collecting, storing and processing the data isn't the complete journey. Data, whether big, small or somewhere in between, is only valuable when you can draw some meaningful conclusions from it.
Serving 40 Million Financial Customers in Minutes with BIRT iHub
Actuate powers a scalable, high-performance application that creates and delivers personalized reports. A prospective customer challenged Actuate to prove that an application powered by BIRT iHub could prepare and present monthly transaction statements for millions of users on a tight deadline. Because high performance and linear scalability are hallmarks of solutions powered by BIRT iHub, Actuate accepted the challenge.
BIRT Quick Start Guide
Accelerate your design and deployment of dynamic data visualizations, dashboards, and analytics. This whitepaper provides an overview of both the open source and commercial BIRT components, focusing on the key capabilities of BIRT Designer, BIRT Runtime Engine and Sample Viewer, BIRT Viewer Toolkit, and BIRT iHub. It also includes tutorials to help you get your BIRT application up and running quickly. If you are a report designer, developer, or architect involved in integrating BIRT reports into applications, this Quick Start Guide is for you.
Top Tips for Designing High-Performance BIRT Content
To maximize performance of data-driven applications, apply these best practices for data visualization and dashboard reporting. Several factors affect the performance of BIRT Designs, either adding to or detracting from their overall efficiency. Knowing what those factors are - and whether they’re intrinsic to the design or the result of external processes - will help you improve your design’s efficiency.
BIRT iHub F-Type: A Comparison
BIRT iHub F-Type is a free server for BIRT content. It has all the features of BIRT iHub and is only limited by the daily data output. It is optimized for use in departmental and smaller-scale applications. As a starting point, use this document to match your design, deployment and content-viewing requirements with open source and commercial BIRT features.
5 Best Practices for Designing Data-Driven Apps
Data-driven apps have become a major growth engines for the worldwide software market. From personalized portals, to wearable devices like Nike Fuelband, data-driven apps are all around us. Yet, designing compelling data-driven experiences - especially for customer facing apps where there is both a large number of users and large data sets - remains an art and a science. Fortunately, an emerging set of design principles inspired by consumer devices provides a blueprint for delivering apps that inform, connect, and motivate end-users.
Top 12 Reasons to Integrate BIRT in Your Applications
One maxim is true for all software applications – whether deployed on-premise or in the cloud – the value lies in its data. BIRT offers a powerful, scalable solution for Saas provides, software and appliances manufacturer who are looking to provide their customers with dynamic data visualizations, personalized analytics and insights.
Embedding Reports, Dashboards and Analytics: A Breakdown in 5 Steps
This white paper shares knowledge and insight gathered by Actuate over a decade of helping more than 500 SaaS providers, software and appliance manufacturers as well as in-house application development teams teams across all industries to embed reporting content, dashboards, and analytics in their applications.
The Best Choice — 11 Questions: Build or Buy Enterprise Software?
Organizations are frequently faced with the dilemma of whether to build software in-house using open source solutions or purchase a commercial application. The right decision depends not on one over-reaching right or wrong answer, but on the specific project, IT skillsets, timeline, and budget constraints. By considering those and other factors, companies can determine which the option that's best for them. Register for this white paper to learn about the two approaches: Do-It-Yourself and Ready-to-Deploy.
BIRT Analytics 4.3 Technical Summary of New Features
The BIRT Analytics 4.3 (BA 4.3) release is focused on integration with BIRT iHub 3, a whole new look, and the addition of new functions and instructions. With BIRT iHub 3 integration, BIRT Analytics customers can leverage common shared services, resulting in improved IT efficiency and faster time to value. With BA 4.3 Actuate has put user experience at the forefront of product design by delivering a consistent, modern, user experience. New functions and instructions in both the Front-End and the Loader module increase productivity for end users
and IT administrators alike.
Deploying BIRT: Three Ways to add BIRT Functionality Into Your Project
Between Actuate's open source and commercial offerings, BIRT developers can choose from three different deployment alternatives, depending on the scale and functionality required. This white paper describes these deployment options: The Standalone BIRT Designer Option, Embedding Eclipse BIRT Runtime Engine and Java APIs, and Deploying with BIRT iHub. It also provides a comparison table intended to make it easy to match your desired features with the respective product.
BIRT iHub 3 Technical Summary of New Features
Actuate’s BIRT iHub™ 3 provides a highly scalable solution that enhances your brand experience via applications that deliver personalized insights to your customers, partners, and employees. This release enhances the productivity of developers and enables them to easily build and deploy secure, visually appealing applications for large user populations.
BIRT Analytics 4.2 Technical Summary of New Features
BIRT Analytics 4.2 introduces powerful analytic algorithms, support for new workflow capabilities, and several usability enhancements to the loader module. This release of BIRT Analytics reveals more insights from the data and dramatically shrinks the time to benefit.
Actuate 11SP4 Technical Summary of New Features
Actuate 11 SP4 strengthens the ActuateOne® platform by offering enhancements across the board based on market and customer feedback. This document describes the new features introduced in the release.
Agility in BI: How ISVs can close the end-user/IT gap
There are a number of individual-oriented trends in the BI industry that are changing the game for ISVs. End users of software applications have become increasingly sophisticated, savvy, demanding and impatient with data that is often static, stale, or not personalized. These demands for interactive, intuitive data access are pushing ISVs to improve their BI feature set or lose market share.
BIRT in the Cloud: Deployment Options for ActuateOne®
With the increase in information analysis needs and an explosion of digital information, companies today are faced with the prospect of potentially spending millions of dollars on hardware and data storage costs. Cloud computing has emerged as the economical solution for analyzing big data and powering enterprise applications.
Actuate 11SP3 Technical Summary of New Features
Actuate 11 SP3 strengthens the ActuateOne® platform by offering enhancements across the board based on market and customer feedback.
Actuate 11SP2 Technical Summary of New Features
Actuate 11 SP2 strengthens the ActuateOne® platform by offering enhancements across the board based on market and customer feedback.
Actuate 11SP1 Technical Summary of New Features
Actuate 11 SP1 strengthens the ActuateOne® platform by offering enhancements across the board based on market and customer feedback.
Tests reveal that BIRT iServer scales near linearly against the SPECint Index for report generation, batch report generation and conversion to PDF and on-demand viewing. Learn more today!
Actuate 11 Technical Summary of New Features
Actuate Release 11 features the tools and environment necessary to implement effective, user friendly BI deployments inside and outside the firewall.