Business Intelligence Developer Tools from InetSoft

InetSoft's Style Studio gives developers the ability to build perfectly formatted reports and define new data sources with sophisticated, easy-to-use tools.

InetSoft's Style Studio consists of various tools for the development of report and dashboard components, such as:

  • Data Modeling: defining new data sources, creating new queries, virtual private models and connections
  • Data Mashup: an easy way to combine fields from multiple data sources, using a simple drag-and-drop interface
  • Report Design: for reports, parameter sheets, beans, meta-templates, tables styles, and scripts
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Unlimited Flexibility in Mashups and Reporting

Style Studio includes a robust data mashup tool that allows developers to extract vast amounts of data from virtually any source.This is done using a drag and drop tool that automatically writes data queries without requiring the writing of code directly. Style Studio has an extensible architecture which allows new data source types to be added to the toolkit without any modification to the existing code base.

Style Studio is not only limited to supporting relational databases, it is capable of querying multiple data source types such as OLAP databases (XMLA), XML data, Text files, Java Objects, Web Services (SOAP), and SAP.

Style's Data Worksheets empower developers to build a basis for unlimited BI. Once developers create a data worksheet with new data mashups, they can be saved as assets which can then be used as a source of data. The Data Worksheet facilitates powerful data mashup capabilities, which enables compete and accurate data analyses for business-end users. The intuitive interface allows the development of complex queries and combinations of multiple queries, combining an almost unlimited number of disparate sources into a single virtual dataset.

Style Studio is equipped with enterprise-class report design tools to generate simple and complex reports. Developers can configure reports to be completely automated and incorporate advanced user interactivity. Style Studio offers extensive Java based scripting capabilities that can be used to further customize dashboards and VPMs. Embedded scripts can manipulate reports by modifying the report element properties and contents, which are exposed as JavaScript objects.

why select InetSoft
“Flexible product with great training and support. The product has been very useful for quickly creating dashboards and data views. Support and training has always been available to us and quick to respond.
- George R, Information Technology Specialist at Sonepar USA

How Does a Developer Use InetSoft to Build Virtual Data Models?

Building virtual data models with InetSoft involves creating a representation of data from various sources that can be manipulated and analyzed in a unified manner. While InetSoft is primarily a business intelligence tool, it can be utilized to create virtual data models by leveraging its data integration, transformation, and visualization capabilities.

Data Source Integration

  • Connect InetSoft to various data sources including databases, spreadsheets, web services, and more. InetSoft supports a wide range of data formats and protocols.
  • InetSoft's extensive data source compatibility makes it a versatile choice for handling diverse data sets.

Data Extraction and Transformation

  • Extract data from the connected sources using InetSoft's data extraction tools.
  • Apply necessary transformations to the data, such as cleaning, filtering, aggregating, and combining datasets.
  • InetSoft provides robust data preparation capabilities, allowing developers to refine and structure data for modeling.

Data Modeling and Integration

  • Utilize InetSoft's capabilities to create relationships between different datasets. This could involve merging data from different sources or defining hierarchies.
  • InetSoft's data modeling features facilitate the creation of comprehensive and interconnected data models.

Virtualization and Abstraction

  • Create virtual views or abstractions of the data. This enables users to interact with the data without needing to understand the underlying complexities.
  • Virtualization capabilities in InetSoft enhance data accessibility and ease of analysis, providing a user-friendly experience.

Data Security and Access Control

  • Implement security measures to ensure that sensitive data is protected. Set access controls to restrict who can view, modify, or interact with specific parts of the data model.
  • Security features are crucial in ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of the data within the virtual model.
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About InetSoft

Since 1996 InetSoft has been delivering easy, agile, and robust business intelligence software that makes it possible for organizations and solution providers of all sizes to deploy or embed full-featured business intelligence solutions. Application highlights include visually-compelling and interactive dashboards that ensure greater end-user adoption plus pixel-perfect report generation, scheduling, and bursting.

InetSoft's patent pending Data Blockô technology enables productive reuse of queries and a unique capability for end-user defined data mashup. This capability combined with efficient information access enabled by InetSoft's visual analysis technologies allows maximum self-service that benefits the average business user, the IT administrator, and the developer. InetSoft solutions have been deployed at over 5,000 organizations worldwide, including 25% of Fortune 500 companies, spanning all types of industries.

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