InetSoft's Management Reporting Solution

Are you searching for an easier solution for management reporting? Managers need tools that will communicate business conditions and needs intuitively and effectively.

Unlike the large BI vendors who often have a confusing array of components to choose from and configure, InetSoft's Style Intelligence offers a cost effective and easy-to-use performance management reporting solution. With InetSoft, you'll have the necessary capabilities and flexibility, for the right price.

Deliver personalizable performance monitoring dashboards for executives and interactive visual exploration tools for knowledge workers.

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Managers are often impeded by the fact that many reporting tools are designed for analytical work by highly technical IT users. Style Intelligence by InetSoft addresses this concern with software that makes advanced management reporting capabilities easier to use and interact with.

By offering tools and features that enable reports to be embedded seamlessly within other web applications, Style Intelligence software meets the needs of enterprise or commercial application developers. Instead of being apart from other web applications, Style Intelligence software becomes a part of the business process that users or customers have become familiar with and accustomed to, just like any other internal or customer-facing Web application.

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. We are a business intelligence software company offering visually-compelling, interactive dashboards that ensure greater end-user adoption plus pixel-perfect report generation, scheduling, and bursting.

InetSoft's patent pending Data Block™ 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.

why select InetSoft
“We evaluated many reporting vendors and were most impressed at the speed with which the proof of concept could be developed. We found InetSoft to be the best option to meet our business requirements and integrate with our own technology.”
- John White, Senior Director, Information Technology at Livingston International

What Does Management at an Aerospace Company Want to See on Their Weekly Report?

Management at an aerospace company typically wants to see a comprehensive overview of key performance indicators (KPIs) and critical updates that reflect the company's operational, financial, and strategic status. A weekly report serves as a valuable tool for keeping stakeholders informed and aligned with the company's goals and objectives. Here's a breakdown of what management at an aerospace company might want to see in their weekly report:

  1. Financial Performance:

    • Revenue and Sales: Breakdown of revenue generated during the week, including any significant changes compared to previous weeks.
    • Cost Analysis: Overview of major expenses, such as production costs, R&D, and overheads.
    • Profit Margins: Gross and net profit margins to evaluate profitability.
  2. Production and Operations:

    • Production Volume: Number of units produced, including aircraft, components, or systems.
    • Yield and Quality Metrics: Information on production yield, defect rates, and quality control results.
    • Capacity Utilization: How effectively production capacity is being used.
  3. Supply Chain and Procurement:

    • Supplier Performance: Evaluation of key suppliers in terms of on-time deliveries, quality of components, and cost-effectiveness.
    • Inventory Levels: Status of raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished goods inventory.
  4. Project and Program Updates:

    • Status of Major Projects: Progress on key programs, including milestones achieved, any delays, and potential risks.
    • Resource Allocation: Allocation of manpower, equipment, and funding to different projects.
  5. Engineering and Research & Development (R&D):

    • Innovation and R&D Initiatives: Updates on new technologies, innovations, and R&D projects.
    • Patents and Intellectual Property: Any new patents or intellectual property acquired or filed.
  6. Regulatory and Compliance:

    • Regulatory Compliance: Confirmation of adherence to aviation and aerospace regulations, including any recent audits or certifications obtained.
  7. Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE):

    • Safety Incidents: Report on any safety incidents or near misses.
    • Environmental Impact: Assessment of the company's environmental footprint and compliance with sustainability goals.
  8. Customer Relations and Sales Pipeline:

    • Customer Feedback: Summarize customer feedback, including any compliments or complaints.
    • Sales Pipeline: Status of ongoing sales opportunities, new contracts, or customer inquiries.
  9. Market Analysis:

    • Trends in Aerospace Industry: Updates on industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape.
    • Market Share: Company's position relative to competitors in the aerospace market.
  10. Employee and Talent Management:

    • Workforce Metrics: Data on workforce size, turnover rates, and key HR initiatives.
    • Training and Development: Updates on employee training programs and professional development initiatives.
  11. Risk Management:

    • Identified Risks: Report on identified risks, including their potential impact and mitigation strategies.
  12. Strategic Initiatives and Goals:

    • Progress on Strategic Objectives: Updates on achieving long-term strategic goals and alignment with the company's mission.
  13. Recommendations and Action Items:

    • Based on the data presented, outline specific actions or strategies that management should consider in response to the report.

What KPIs Does Management at an Aerospace Company Track?

  1. Yield Rates and Quality Metrics:

    • Yield Rate: The percentage of aerospace components or products that meet quality standards after manufacturing processes.
    • Defect Rate: The number of defects per unit produced.
  2. Production and Capacity Utilization:

    • Production Volume: The number of aerospace products produced within a specific time period.
    • Capacity Utilization: The percentage of production capacity that is currently in use.
  3. On-Time Delivery and Lead Times:

    • On-Time Delivery Performance: The percentage of aerospace products delivered to customers on or before the agreed-upon date.
    • Lead Time: The time it takes to fulfill customer orders from receipt to delivery.
  4. Supplier Performance:

    • Supplier On-Time Delivery: The percentage of components or materials delivered by suppliers on schedule.
    • Supplier Quality: The percentage of components received from suppliers that meet quality specifications.
  5. Program and Project Performance:

    • Earned Value Management (EVM): A method for tracking the progress of projects in terms of cost, schedule, and scope.
    • Schedule Variance (SV) and Cost Variance (CV): Measures the variance between planned and actual costs and schedules for projects.
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