(Business Intelligence and Reporting)
business intelligence through detailed, multi-dimensional reporting
services. It allows “non-technical” users to create robust
enterprise, ad-hoc and “canned” reports.
PdBI combines a single, complete reporting platform with a
scalable and extensible architecture to meet a wide variety of reporting
- Enterprise reporting. Enterprises can
use PdBI for their operational reporting or business intelligence
applications. Using PdBI, corporate IT staff can design a variety of
reports and deploy them to individual throughout the enterprise.
- Ad-hoc reporting. PdBI includes
PdReporter, a new ad-hoc reporting tool that enables business users to
create their own reports and explore corporate data. PdReporter
incorporates a user-friendly business query model that enables users to
build reports without deep technical understanding of the underlying
- Embedded reporting. Organizations can
access pre-defined or ad-hoc reports from third-party applications that
use PdBI and use these reports as-is, customize them, or create new ones
for specific business needs.
- Web-based reporting for partners and customers.
Organizations can deploy interactive Web-based reports to
deliver information to customers or partners over extranets of the
Internet. PdBI isolates report consumers from the complexity of the
underlying data sources, while providing personalization and