MicroStrategy Report Services Overview

By: Microstrategy  09-12-2011
Keywords: office products, Data Mining, Dashboards

MicroStrategy Report Services is the dashboard and enterprise reporting engine of the MicroStrategy BI platform. With fully integrated reporting, analysis and monitoring as well as intuitive What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) report design features, business users can easily create and analyze a pixel-perfect dashboard, scorecard, or production report from multiple sources of data. Report Services also employs advanced visualizations to quickly identify trends or anomalies within the data.

What Makes MicroStrategy Report Services Unique:

  • Integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring with all of the underlying capabilities of the MicroStrategy platform
  • A wide variety of fully interactive scorecards, dashboards, and enterprise reports
  • Advanced user self-service and easy document creation: end user ability to drag and drop objects, create own report formatting, publish or share documents, reuse fully formatted document templates 
  • Advanced prompting on hierarchies, attributes, and metrics
  • Fast development time, since all existing objects can be reused  
  • NEW! Delivery of visual insights 100x faster than with traditional BI by reducing or eliminating the need for IT
  • What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) design
  • Drilling capabilities across different sources of data
  • Ability to design or modify dashboards, scorecards, or production reports directly from Microsoft Office products

Why Companies Choose MicroStrategy Report Services:

  • Easy to Understand – for the business user and developer
  • Intuitive Interactivity – all controls and selectors are easy to use and understand
  • Efficient – one MicroStrategy report can replace dozens of your existing reports
  • Flexible – any kind of scorecard / dashboard / report
  • Future-Proof – everything you need from the same platform as your needs change and expand over time

Features At A Glance

  • View, design and interact with documents through a single Web interface and across a single platform
  • Full interactivity in scorecards, dashboards and production reports, including in-depth analysis through drilling and other OLAP capabilities
  • Powerful data visualization capabilities
  • Out-of-the-box templates for effective dashboard creation
  • Rich pixel-perfect formatting on screen and print-perfect on paper
  • Advanced calculations, such as predictive or data mining analytics, can be added for in-depth analysis across multiple data sources
  • Export options to PDF, Excel, HTML, or Flash for offline access
  • Multi-tabbed report books using layouts and panels
  • Instant document creation from existing reports
  • NEW! Data-as-a-Service capabilities

Benefits At A Glance

  • Available everywhere via Web and iPad
  • Design ad-hoc dashboards and reports quickly
  • Lower total cost of ownership
  • Uncover new insights and opportunities with powerful and simple exploration
  • Communicate effectively to a larger audience using compelling data visualizations
  • Explore any busineess data – enterprise, departmental, or personal
  • Remarkably reduce time to design and deploy new scorecards, dashboards and enterprise reports
  • Collaborate easily, sharing and saving insights
  • Quickly spot outliers, uncover problem areas, and detect patterns and trends
  • High-throughput production reporting
  • Simple information access via Internet browser or mobile device
  • No extra plug-ins or Java applets required
  • No need for IT intervention as data is set up as a “service” for true user self-service
  • Simple for small implementations, yet powerful for large enterprise-wide deployment

Keywords: Dashboards, Data Mining, Document Creation, Enterprise Reports, Microsoft Office Products, Multiple Data Sources, office products, Production Report, Report Services,

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