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How Automating BI Reports Can Streamline Your Business

Modern businesses are constantly generating data, though it’s critical to continue the process beyond this. Galvanising the data your organisation gathers, and generating insights from it, is critical for long term growth and competitive position. Data analysis at this scale can certainly be a daunting task, and often requires manual intervention, particularly for the creation of reports. Here, TouchstoneBI will explore how automated reporting and TimeXtender can streamline this process, resulting in more efficient and effective BI reports.

What are BI Reports?

Business intelligence reports are a critical component of any data-driven organisation. These reports provide insights into key performance indicators (KPIs) and help drive business decisions. BI reports help organisations to visualise trends and patterns, identify opportunities, and plan strategies.

However, creating BI reports can be a time-consuming and challenging process. The data used in BI reports often originates from various disparate sources, originating from different formats. It requires expertise to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data to generate meaningful insights. Combining data sets, creating reports, and visualising insights can be overwhelming and complicated.

Streamlining BI reports through automation can provide a solution. Automated reporting saves time and reduces errors compared to a manual process.

Streamlining BI Reports

While manual reporting is a traditional way of creating reports, it is becoming increasingly cumbersome in today’s fast-paced business environment. This is where automated reporting comes in. This innovative technology allows you to create reports in a quick and easy hands-off manner, saving you and your employees valuable time and effort.

TouchstoneBI’s recommended reporting platform is TimeXtender, built on Microsoft Azure technology. With TimeXtender, you can create data models, automate ETL processes, and manage data sources all in one place. This low-code BI reporting tool is incredibly user-friendly, making it easy for even non-technical personnel to use the application efficiently. This ensures that employees at every level of your organisation has access to the data they need, increasing the speed of accurate decision making.

As a comprehensive BI solution eliminates the need to use multiple tools, which can be challenging and time-consuming. Additionally, TimeXtender ensures that the reports generated are centralised, making it easy to track changes and data sources.

TimeXtender is an excellent choice for businesses looking to streamline their BI reporting processes. It is easy to use, highly scalable, and integrates seamlessly with other tools. Switching from manual reporting to automated reporting is a change well worth the investment.

TimeXtender – An Overview

Are you tired of manually creating BI reports? Enter TimeXtender, a powerful business intelligence tool. What is TimeXtender, you ask? Simply put, TimeXtender is an automated solution that streamlines your BI report creation process. It supports the entire BI lifecycle from data source management to the final BI report.

With TimeXtender, you get a comprehensive set of features designed to optimise the creation of your BI reports. Its intuitive user interface makes it easy for you to manage your data sources, set up automated BI reporting processes, and create a centralised data repository.

The benefits of TimeXtender for your BI reports include increased flexibility, scalability, and faster time-to-report. Plus, TimeXtender is highly customisable with personalised dashboards, making it user-friendly for top level management and granular data scientists, and can be easily integrated with other BI tools.

How Can TimeXtender Help Streamline BI Reports?

Creating BI reports can be a complex and time-consuming process, especially if done manually. However, TimeXtender can help streamline this process by automatically providing reports for regular or defined periods.

TimeXtender can help make the entire process of report generation much easier and quicker, which can be a game-changer for businesses. It eliminates the need for manual creation and management of reports, allowing businesses to focus on more important tasks. The software’s automation capabilities also help in reducing the risk of errors and discrepancies in the reports.

Why TimeXtender is a Great Choice for Streamlining BI Reports

Flexibility and scalability are two main features that make TimeXtender stand out in streamlining business intelligence reports. TimeXtender provides users with the flexibility to connect with any data source, unlike other BI reporting tools that limit the number of data sources that users can connect to. This feature allows users to build BI reports as per their specific requirements. Besides, TimeXtender’s scalability ensures that its users can easily scale up the tool as their business grows.

TimeXtender comes with a user-friendly interface, which allows users to easily explore the different features available and generate reports whenever you need them. TimeXtender also supports integration with other tools, particularly others hosted on the Microsoft Power BI platform, ensuring that users can import and collate data from disparate sources, and generate and download reports confident in their veracity.

Upgrade Your BI Reports Today

We hope we’ve convinced you of the value to be found by streamlining your Business Intelligence reports with the power of automation. Never find yourself bottlenecked by manual reporting processes again, and take advantage of the benefits of automated reporting with TimeXtender. Working with TouchstoneBI ensures you have the flexibility, scalability, ease of use, and integration you would expect from a modern, comprehensive BI solution. Streamlining your BI reports has never been easier – contact TouchstoneBI today to get started, or click for more information about TimeXtender.

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