What is Reporting? Many definitions, One Goal – Generate Reports Reporting is– Layout based on a set of rules– Data pulled from data source– Can apply some analytics to data Reporting is not– Word document– Grid or flexible page designer
Importance of Reporting1.Businesses collect tons of information1. Most of information goes unused2. Unused information delivers no value to business2.Reporting solutions transform information toknowledge1. Data becomes relevant to decision making process3.Businesses that don’t engage in this process –fail to maximize effectiveness of their business
Reporting, The Telerik Way1.Full featured, ad-hoc reporting tool for .NETplatform2.Lightweight solution for all –1. Cloud,2. Web &3. Desktop platform3.Unique design surface1. WYSIWYG designer
Reporting, The Telerik Way1.Extensive Data Source Support1. Cubes2. Relational Databases3. Business Objects4. ORMs1. Open Access / EF5. XML6. ADO.NET Data Source1. SQL Ananlysis Services/SQL Server/MySQL/Oracle/Access/OLE DBetc.
Reporting, The Telerik Way1.Features1. Easy & Intuitive Wizzards1. Complex Reports without writing code2. Conversion & Upgrade Wizards2. Export to Many formats1. Word/PowerPoint,Excel/XPS/XAML/MHTML/PDF/RTF/CSV/Image3. Reports Viewers for both Windows & Web1. WinForms, WebForms, WPF, SL viewers
Where does Telerik ReportingFit?1.Usage:1. Reports defined in class library2. Can be referenced in any .NET App1. For SL, report library lives on server side3. Viewers for all .Net client technologies