WebFOCUS Platform Capabilities
WebFOCUS is a strategic enterprise business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform that enables any executive, manager, analyst, employee, partner, or customer to execute smarter business from trusted data. The platform itself is packed with cutting-edge capabilities that provide organizations with everything they need to turn data into insight, and insight into impact.
WebFOCUS provides one-stop BI shopping via an integrated portfolio of centralized and decentralized capabilities, including data management, visual discovery, predictive analytics, and operational intelligence in a single platform, coupled with an exceptional user experience.
There are multiple core competencies of WebFOCUS that enable it to be a modern, holistic, and strategic BI and analytics technology. Here is a Top Ten overview:
- Pervasiveness. A single, enterprise-grade platform able to deliver a broad range of intelligence and analytics to any type of user, whether through sophisticated authoring, self-service tools for non-technical users, guided and ad hoc InfoApps™, advanced analytics such as predictive, and a variety of user-friendly interactive outputs.
- Scalability. Perhaps the most scalable platform architecture in existence, able to deploy highly secure applications to thousands, even millions of users, often outside the corporate firewall.
- Governance. Comprehensive governance to enable metadata-driven delivery of trusted information and content, available at the data, analytical, and user levels.
- IT Friendly. A highly IT-friendly platform, providing powerful provisioning and deployment of trusted applications and self-service environments from any combination of data sources.
- Operationalize. The ability to extend support beyond management and analysts, by operationalizing intelligence for line-of-business employees where the impact is closest to the business.
- Business Friendly. A highly business-user friendly platform, providing a wealth of functionality to support non-technical users from analytical rookies to data savvy analysts.
- Self-service capabilities that far exceed current market offerings, including advanced reporting, collaboration, portals, dashboards, and visual data discovery in a single web-based interface.
- Self-service progression. Consumers become authors, support their own needs, and then operationalize and embed findings to benefit the whole enterprise.
- Adoption accelerator. Deliver content, apps, and self-service to all user types, on their terms (e.g. mobile), with relevant and intuitive analytics based on their skills and needs.
- Feature and Function. A comprehensive portfolio of analytical capabilities that enable the authoring, support, and delivery of a wide range of needs:
When it comes to information delivery, flexibility is imperative.
To give everyone the power to make better decisions, it makes sense to give the right tool – or the right app – to the right user. Information specialists and developers need easy to use and powerful tools to manage, package, and deliver information to their internal and external users. Information consumers such as executives, managers, and front-line employees – even suppliers and customers – need InfoApps that will give them easy and instant access to the information they need.
Only Information Builders provides one flexible, scalable, and easy-to-use business intelligence and analytics platform that offers the right information delivery approach – for every kind of user.
Here is a sampling of outputs from WebFOCUS:
Reports, charts, location intelligence, data discovery and more. ..
WebFOCUS enables a wide variety of analytic views to be combined into dashboards