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Pentaho Reporting Solutions_Sigma Infosolutions


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Built your reporting functionality using Pentaho, Reporting Portlets – BIRT/Jasper, Liferay integration limited support on drill down report query. Create a custom app Liferay portlet to give graphical reports look better in Liferay.

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Pentaho Reporting Solutions_Sigma Infosolutions

  1. 1. Built the Whole Gamut of Reporting Features for a B2Bi EDI Solution Provider in North America
  2. 2. Executive Summary The ClientBuilt on Ruby on Rails, the The client is one of the leading providers of SaaS based EDI solution forclient’s EDI solution is a SaaS manufacturers, logistics providers, sourcing companies, expeditors,based offering. The client freight forwarders, and other business partners in the retail supply chain. The client is headquartered in San Francisco, California.was looking to quickly buildreporting functionalitiesinto their solution whichcould support a full range oftransactions such as purchase Business Caseorders, price updates, and The client’s SaaS based EDI solution was lacking complete reportinginvoices. Sigma Infosolutions functionalities. They wanted their various reports like invoices,leveraged its expertise in purchase orders, etc. to support all popular output formats likebusiness intelligence and Adobe PDF, HTML, RTF, and plain text. Therefore, the client wantedreporting to develop the to partner with a team who could help them quickly develop, test,entire set of reports in a short and integrate these reporting features with their core application.span of 3 weeks. Challenges Sigma Infosolutions’ team was only building the reporting capabilities. Therefore, every time the team had to test export functionality with the core system, they liaised with the client’s core development team. This was quite a challenge since the client’s core development team had a hectic schedule and it was difficult to coordinate the timings when the testing could be performed. The client’s team was not quickly responding to queries as well as the details for the next set of reports. This pushed Sigma Infosolutions’ team to be doubly responsive and fast while building core reporting capabilities so as to ensure an on-time and on-budget delivery.
  3. 3. The Solution TechnologySigma Infosolutions proposed to use Pentaho BI tool to build core Sigma Infosolutions used thereporting functionalities. following technology for this project:The client’s application needed to convert a document to a formatbased on the requirements of the trading partners. Hence, the • Pentahoreporting solution was built to support all popular output optionsincluding Adobe PDF, HTML, Rich Text Format, and plain text. Sincethe solution offers role-based security capabilities, the reportswere designed to follow these role-controls to protect security andintegrity of information.Sigma Infosolutions took 3 weeks to exhaustively understand theEDI solution, gather requirements, develop, test, and deploy thereporting functionalities on the client’s server. The team alsoworked along with the client’s development team to integrate thefunctionalities with the core engine of the solution. Business BenefitsSince, Sigma Infosolutions got closely associated with the client’sbusiness vision and had in and out knowledge of the EDI solution; the The reporting functionalitiesteam leveraged its domain understanding to extend various types helped the client to achieve theof functionalities that could enable the client to build a sustainable following business benefits:competitive advantage. Some of these recommended functionalitiesincluded advanced dashboards, single sign-on, and building a fantastic • An empowered solution tobusiness intelligence engine to offer it as a separate service for all optimize processes acrossthe customers. the retail supply chain • 40% cost savings on functionality development • A trusted offshore technology partner for any future development needs Invoice
  4. 4. “ 40% cost savings on functionality development Invoice worksheetAbout Sigma Infosolutions• Sigma Group, an Indian conglomerate has more than 4 decades of experience in Mining, Chemicals Manufacturing & Export, Handicrafts Manufacturing & Export, and Software Development• Sigma Infosolutions is a TUV certified ISO 9001:2008 company• Headquartered in US with presence in India• Some of our esteemed customers include Airtel, Zyme Solutions, Yodlee, Celerity Consulting, Resolution Economics, Birla Global Asset Finance, Fosroc Chemicals, Surgery Planet etc.• Sigma Infosolutions’ services comprises of application development, application management, IT consulting, offshore testing, and website and portal developmentSigma Infosolutions LLC-USA, California Sigma Infosolutions Ltd.-India,Bangalore2082 Michelson Dr. Sigma TowersSuite 100 #66/A, 13th CrossIrvine, CA 92612 6th Main, JP NagarTelephone: (714) 717-1826 3rd Phase, Bangalore- 560078Fax: (866) 405-6750 Telephone: +91-80-40865100Toll Free No.: 1-888-861-7360 Fax: +91-80-40865103