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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2007

    Default MicroStrategy Features

    Hi All!

    I face competition from MicroStrategy in my job. The topmost used feature in MicroStrategy is the user ability to, alone, without going down to nuts and bolts, in a plain web interface, be able to create a new report. Does Pentaho allow this too? I have reviewed docs and demo I am not sure it can do it.

    Just to make things a bit clearer, here is the scenario. User logs in and goes to his docs. But today he has a new demand, which a new report can answer: to combine using fields he has never before used, in a certain known way. Although he can see the same information using an OLAP cube, he needs to have a report, for the info he needs is always needed that way - it is not an investigation, it is a definite, frequent, regular need and OLAP would be a waste of resources not to mention time.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2005

    Default Check out Pentaho 1.6 information


    Version 1.6 has a self service reporting feature. Check out this link for further information:

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2007

    Talking AdHoc

    Thank you for you comments. That's preciselly what I was looking for.

    Best regards,


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