The Definition of Real-Time Reporting

Real-time reporting is a business intelligence practice that consists of gathering up-to-the-minute data and relaying it to users as it happens. Information is presented in its most current form for managers to easily make quick decisions when under heavy time constraints.

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The Necessity of Real-Time Reporting

Prior to the digital technological era we live in today, companies had ample amount of time to assemble, process, and package business data for executives.  Businesses and their competitors moved at a slow steady pace, leaving sufficient time to calculate numbers and analyze reports.

Today, with the development of high performance technologies and advanced communication channels, internal and external business affairs are moving faster than ever. Society has reached the point where annual budget cycles and monthly financial reports are no longer enough for investors. Fiscal information must now be available on-demand, at all times.

To adapt, real-time reporting software is designed to process data as quickly as it is recieved.

Real-Time Reporting Features

  • Modular Design - combine elements such as tables, charts, and sub-reports to create complete reports
  • Scheduling - monitor and schedule batch report generation with multiple outputs and delivery channels
  • Export Formats - export reports to PDF, Excel, PowerPoint, RTF, HTML, CSV, SVG, XML, PostScript, and more
  • Chart Styles - choose from more than 30 unique chart styles, including bar, pie,bar, pie, line, scatter, bubble, radar, 3D, Gantt, etc.
  • Formula Tables - use formulas in a spreadsheet-like manner to present dynamic data exactly as you wish

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 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