Is Your Continuing Ed Department Ready For an Influx?
Did you know that now, non-traditional students in higher education outnumber traditional, full-time students? It’s true, and that number is only growing – we’ll see an estimated 23% growth in the next four years alone. So the question becomes, is...
Pitfalls of Self-service reporting and how you can avoid them
Self-service software has become increasingly popular, particularly given the demands placed on staff at all levels of an organization. With reporting software like Informer, self-service capabilities are certainly an attainable goal. But what happens if you’ve implemented software that isn’t as user friendly as you thought? Or maybe it is, but your end-users get in just a little over their heads? These pitfalls are commonplace, but they can be avoided given you know what to look for.
Luxury or lemon: how to tell the difference between good and not-so-good reporting vendors
In the auto world, performance is important. It’s no different with data reporting, but in today’s crowded field of business intelligence (BI) vendors there are bound to be some “lemons” out there. So how do you tell the difference?
Informer Updates: What’s new since v 4.4.0
Since our last big release in February, Informer version 4.4, we’ve released several smaller updates and are now on the current version of 4.4.3. Smaller releases like these usually contain minor feature enhancements and bug fixes to address customer requests...
Informer 4.4: What’s New in the New Release
Exciting and much-anticipated news… Informer version 4.4 has been released! This newest version includes routine maintenance and bug fixes as well as a host of new features, including: Import/Export – export an entire system, one or more datasources, or just...
Using Informer Metadata to Support Your Report Writers
Jane Fleury is a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst in the Office of Information Technology at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. Within her role as an IT and BI professional, Jane provides support for the school’s reporting...
New Case Study: The Linux Foundation Integrates Informer
Entrinsik has just completed a new case study featuring The Linux Foundation’s recent implementation of Informer reporting & BI software. The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. The Linux Foundation...
Reflections from ICON 2013
Here at Entrinsik, we’ve returned to our Raleigh home after another successful Informer User Conference! We had a great time with our customers, partners, and guests at Myrtle Beach, and we would like to thank everyone who attended for coming...
KeyedIn Partners with Entrinsik to Deliver True Business Intelligence for Sign Industry
Entrinsik is excited to announce a new partnership with KeyedIn™ Solutions, the fast-growing software business specializing in Cloud-based enterprise applications. Under the agreement, KeyedIn leverages Entrinsik Informer reporting and data analysis engine to run KeyedIn™ Manufacturing– Sign Edition Business Intelligence (BI)....
Business Intelligence and The Hype Cycle – What it means for “big data.”
What is “Big Data,” really? The term “big data” has been thrown around a lot over the last few years. But what is it really? Although there is some debate over the specifics, the most well-known definition has to do...