About This White Paper:
You’ve got company data—lots of it. And you want to get it from point A (your database or other data source) to point B (an output format) so that your customers can use it. Clearly you need some sort of software application, but what type? This white paper explores the important functional differences between general reporting, document generation, BI/analytics and other forms of "reporting" applications.
Windward Studios provides reporting and document generation software which can be integrated with virtually any application. The Windward solution consists of an easy-to-use free-form Report Designer and powerful Report Engine that connects your data and document templates to generate final output. Enterprises and OEM Software publishers around the world choose Windward's solution to add best-in-class reporting and document generation capabilities to their applications—at a fraction of the cost of custom development.
Windward's Report Designer is a free-form design environment available as a Microsoft Office add-in or as a browser-based application. These familiar and intuitive builders allow designers and developers to create and edit templates in a fraction of the time it takes with other tools.
Windward's Report Engine is a set of embeddable code libraries that can be integrated within your existing application. It comes in three varieties: JAVA, .NET and RESTful. Report Engine connects your Report Designer templates with your data sources for high-performance output.