Data Driven Summit: Around the World with Twitter

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As Actuate planned its worldwide series of Data Driven Summits, we promoted the hashtag #DataDrivenSummit. We've enjoyed following that hashtag around the globe as social media users attended the event and experienced Actuate's embedded analytics platform. So far we've traveled from the west coast of the U.S. to Asia, then to Europe. After a brief hiatus, we head back to th... Read More

12 Questions for Providers of Embedded Analytics Tools [Infographic]

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It’s holiday shopping season, and many of us will head downtown or to the mall to window-shop.  (Even if we prefer to purchase online.) As human beings we’re naturally drawn to beautiful things, attractively displayed. It’s shopping season for embedded analytics software, too. Don’t believe me? In its Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study (2014 Edition), Dresner Adv... Read More

Sneak Peek: BIRT PowerDocs Salesforce1 Mobile App

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We want to give you an insight into the latest developments of our BIRT PowerDocs cloud software. Today we will introduce you to the new BIRT PowerDocs Salesforce1 Mobile app, which we presented for the first time at the Dreamforce 2014. Take a first look at our app, which you can use to create complex, interactive and process-integrated documents with Salesforce1 and BIRT PowerDocs. How... Read More

DEEP Access: Highlights from “Designing Enabling Economies and Policies”

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In October, I took part in two separate and very different events dedicated to accessibility. Each had its highlights and in a later blog post I’ll tell you what those were for the second of the two: Freedom Scientific’s Annual Accessibility Showcase. I want to dedicate this post to the first, though – DEEP 2014: Designing Enabling Economies and Policies. The two-day event took ... Read More

Data Driven Digest for November 21

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Each Friday we share some favorite reporting on, and examples of, data driven visualizations and embedded analytics that came onto our radar in the past week. Use the “Subscribe” link at left and we’ll email you with new entries.   Language Lessons. Donnie Berkholz of the developer-focused analyst firm RedMonk studied GitHub repositories by language over the past ... Read More

How to Bring the Power of Big Data to Mobile Customers

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  One of the earliest promises of mobile computing was that you could potentially run your business from the luxury of a beach resort. While the goal has always been to deliver the right data to the right device at the right time, customers in the past have compromised this promise with some type of tradeoff. Perhaps the problem was the inadequate mobile device. Maybe a... Read More

Better Document Accessibility with Customer Communication Suite 5.1.

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Whether you are an Accessibility Compliance Officer, an Accessibility Consultant, a Marketing Communications Specialist, or a Document Transform Developer, you will be excited to know that the Document Accessibility solution from Actuate just got much better. Delivered with the release of the Actuate Customer Communication Suite version 5.1, a number of enhancements and features have ... Read More

Data Driven Digest for November 14

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Each Friday we share some favorite reporting on, and examples of, data driven visualizations and embedded analytics that came onto our radar in the past week. Use the “Subscribe” link at left and we’ll email you with new entries. Service Salute. Veterans Day was Tuesday in the U.S., and real estate website Trulia took the opportunity to crunch and visualize data about whe... Read More

Finding the Right Print-to-Web Solution: 8 Things to Look For

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In a recent blog post, “The Customer Communications Transformed: Who Benefits and How it Works,” we talked about the recent shift in customer needs, as more and more customers look online – rather than at the more traditional print versions – for their statements and billing information. The experience is not only beneficial for customers, who can have all of their information at... Read More

PDF in Financial Services: Now and the Future

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Contributed by the PDF Association. It’s reasonable to claim that without PDF technology the financial services sector would operate very differently. PDF’s key characteristics are perfect for businesses that generate, share, store and argue over a high volume of records and reports on their activities. For most, the simple fact that PDF is a rendering of some source content is... Read More