Analytics & AI

Insight is the new GOLD

My children will never face the challenges that I did. No television, no personal cell phones, and don’t ask me about my first computer (which…

April 17, 2024 4 minutes read
8 Reasons Why Customers Benefit from Online Document Delivery

8 Reasons Why Customers Benefit from Online Document Delivery

Companies today are seeing the advantages of offering bills, notices, and account statements through secure customer portals. But it is clear that businesses are not the only…

September 24, 2014 3 minutes read
BIRT Data Objects: More Than Meets the Eye

BIRT Data Objects: More Than Meets the Eye

If you think BIRT Data Objects (BDOs) are just for ad hoc queries, we have news for you: BDOs are much more than simply another semantic metadata layer. Unlike conventional metadata,…

August 4, 2014 7 minutes read
Changing the Series Type of a Specific Chart Series

Changing the Series Type of a Specific Chart Series

“Can I have two different series types in a single chart in BIRT?” Questions seem to come up on this subject fairly often. The answer:…

July 7, 2014 3 minutes read
Using BIRT Viewer Toolkit as the Default Viewer

Using BIRT Viewer Toolkit as the Default Viewer

Editor’s note: If you already have BIRT Viewer Toolkit (BVT), the information in this blog post will help you make it your default viewer. If…

May 10, 2014 2 minutes read
7 Free or Cheap Ways to Learn Data Science

7 Free or Cheap Ways to Learn Data Science

We all know data science is an important (and growing) field, but most of us don’t have the time or money to study it full-time…

May 1, 2014 3 minutes read
Creating a Custom ODA [Part 1]

Creating a Custom ODA [Part 1]

In BIRT there are several ways we can connect to data. Some of these methods are out of the box such as MySQL while others…

April 4, 2014 5 minutes read
The Truth About Indexing: Making the Most of Indexing During Your ECM Migration

The Truth About Indexing: Making the Most of Indexing During Your ECM Migration

You have an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) migration project underway, but you’re not happy with the current indexing structure of your archives. It turns out…

January 21, 2014 4 minutes read
Using the JavaScript API to Embed BIRT Viewer Toolkit into PHP, .NET, and More

Using the JavaScript API to Embed BIRT Viewer Toolkit into PHP, .NET, and More

Earlier this month Actuate released the new BIRT Viewer Toolkit (BVT) for the BIRT developer community. The BVT makes integration into your project a breeze…

January 10, 2014 4 minutes read
The Secret Sauce of the Document Migration Process

The Secret Sauce of the Document Migration Process

What does it take to migrate a document from one ECM (Enterprise Content Management) system to another? Careful planning, the right technology components, and experienced…

September 23, 2013 3 minutes read
Creating a “Tabbed” HTML Report Design

Creating a “Tabbed” HTML Report Design

I responded to a forum post the other day about having a “tabbed” output so that the user could choose what section of the report…

June 12, 2013 4 minutes read
Use JSON as a Scripted Data Set

Use JSON as a Scripted Data Set

I was doing some work with JSON this weekend and I thought it might be fun to build a scripted data set from a JSON…

April 2, 2013 3 minutes read
How to Pass a Multi-Select Parameter to Subreport

How to Pass a Multi-Select Parameter to Subreport

This week I was asked a question regarding multiple value list box parameters. Additionally they wanted to know how to pass these values from a…

March 21, 2013 3 minutes read

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