Dictating the Datum with Reporting Tools

August 9, 2013 | By | Reply More

Reporting Tools

Though every programmer or developer will be aware of the reporting tools which helps in reducing the effort applied to generate the reports from a whole big mess of data, they always lack in one particular portion, the selection of the most suitable reporting tools. Here are some key points which could help you stand out among the rest of the report developers:

Customer Satisfaction:

You must make sure that the end product of the reporting tool i.e. the reports should always fulfill all the requirements of the customers. Choosing the best tool will produce the best summarized and filtered reports with the data available.

Data source connectivity:

The foremost thing to be considered is the connectivity issue. Nowadays there are many tools available in the market which helps one to connect to all kinds of data sources. Also make sure that the tool is flexible enough to generate the report in any desired format – Excel or Word or CSV file.

Free from external extra features:

Java reporting tools that you choose should have all the features inbuilt in it. There should not be a necessity to add additional features like the visual designers. Though the addition of designers provides better quality, there is a lot of effort that’s needed on coding and expenses. There are some inbuilt specialties which should be utilized to the maximum extent like the availability of the charts, and graphs for business analysis.

Less Dependency on Programmers:

The big advantage of making Java reporting tool as part of the project is the liberty it provides. So keeping this in mind the reporting Tool must be chosen in such a way that there’s no need of any customization code.

Improvisation and Maintainability:

One disadvantage in some of the Java Reporting tools is its incapability of combining with the other applications. But in the newly developed tools this demerit is overcome and made easy to syndicate with other applications without any flaws.

Multi-tech Technology:

    Do you know why the Java reporting is called the “Multi-tech technology”? It is because of the datum that the Reporting tool can develop in any technology or platform  like .Net or BI. These reports are provided with one more blessed feature that is the “logs”. The logs are integrated to the Java project which in turn will help the programmers in troubleshooting the issues.

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