Advance Reporting



SAP Crystal Reports provides a unique visibility into business data. With an engaging and interactive experience, users are able to gain clarity and valuable insights that inform smarter, more efficient business decisions.

Companies around the world rely on SAP Crystal Reports to help them create richly formatted, interactive business reports from virtually any data source – delivered in dozens of formats, in up to 24 languages.

  • Leverage powerful reporting tools to deliver key insights and a clear picture of the business to decision makers
  • Get broad connectivity to diverse data sources to create real-time operational reports
  • Make actionable information available online or offline – from applications, portals, and mobile devices
  • Use flexible, customisable report design to give customers and partners the reporting formats of their choice

Functional Capabilities: 

Intuitive design environment

Quickly design elegant business reports using a "what you see is what you get" (WYSIWYG) layout that offers popular design, integration, and deployment options.

  • Use intuitive design tools to create the precise report layouts you need
  • Reduce time spent on report formatting with templates and wizards
  • Set parameter values and get results without refreshing data
  • Explore results interactively with on-report sorting and filtering
  • Set sorting and formatting to match local customs

Design acceleration features

Speed up report design using features such as global formula search, duplicate formula, duplicate running total, a "find-in-field" explorer, and more

  • Automatically create hyperlinks with the hyperlink wizard
  • Instantly generate barcodes with a "turn to barcode" function
  • Set report parameters and apply values from a single, easy-to-use parameter panel

Powerful data mash-ups

Enhance report designs with powerful, integrated components – such as dynamic charts, Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex, and SAP Crystal Dashboard Design data visualisations. 

  • Convey information in a more compelling way with enhanced designer features
  • Add dynamic charts, graphics, and videos to reports using Adobe Flash
  • Visualise what-if scenarios with SAP Crystal Dashboard Design integration
  • Execute business decisions within reports by embedding Adobe Flex

Technical Capabilities:

Comprehensive deployment options

Deploy and share reports in multiple ways – including data-driven publishing, new data access, comprehensive export options, and software development kits (SDKs).

  • Blast personalised reports to thousands of recipients by integrating with SAP Crystal Server
  • Access interactive data online using data drivers for enhanced Web services
  • Easily access complete customer data with a Salesforce.com driver
  • Quickly integrate reports into business processes with XML exporting
  • Add, change, or create new report objects at runtime with SDK options

 


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