SymphonyRPM Lets Users Model Without IT Help

Upgrades to the business analytics platform make it simpler to create reports, share information and publish in different formats.

SymphonyRPM Inc., which develops business analytics software, will announce Monday that it has upgraded its namesake development platform to include new reporting and collaboration capabilities.

The upgrades to SymphonyRPM make it easier for business users—from the shop floor to the office—to create reports without having to tap IT expertise, and to model what-if scenarios that can be displayed along with actual results.

New hierarchies and dimensional views allow either role- or user-specific views of information at both the user and group level.

At the same time, application building blocks enable a step-by-step process for creating front-end-based applications.

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Users also have the ability to bring in applicable templates or use SymphonyRPMs functionality to create specific analytic views.

A new design wizard lets users create reports, as well as share information, using a simplified process for directing workflows.

Other upgrades to the platform include additional infrastructure elements that enable continuous optimization through data compression, officials said. Some new platform APIs enable resource monitoring and query building.

Finally, users can now publish reports in a number of different formats, including HTML, PDF and Excel.

The upgraded SymphonyRPM platform is available Monday.

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