develops Business Intelligence
, Performance Management
and Java Reporting software. Actuate is also heavily involved in the Eclipse Foundation
, as a board member, strategic developer and co-leader of the BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools)
project. Founded in 1993, the company employs about 600 people and serves over 4,000 customers worldwide.
- Actuate 9 is the company's core product suite. Actuate reports are constructed on a Collaborative Reporting Architecture. The Collaborative Reporting Architecture provides skills-specific environments and leverages Eclipse, Java, portlets, XML, AJAX. The architecture enables design sharing and interactive viewing. Actuate 9 provides 3 essential types of Enterprise Reporting:
- Collaborative Reporting - Interactive reporting jointly developed by IT and business users enables design sharing across skill-matched reporting tools.
- Spreadsheet Reporting - Automatically generates analysis-ready, data-driven Excel spreadsheets for large user populations.
- Brochure-Quality Reporting - Brand-conscious, precise, multi-format reporting, leveraged in customer interaction applications and operational performance reporting where ease of consumption is the driving factor.
- BIRT Reporting BIRT reports are an open source reporting solution that have been developed as part of the Eclipse Foundation.
- Actuate Performancesoft Suite is a product set that resulted from Actuate's 2006 acquisition of Performancesoft Inc Performancesoft was the maker of Performancesoft Views (formerly known as pbviews), a well known Performance management and balanced scorecard and activity management software vendor.
Data Sources Supported
Accessible data sources include:
- Oracle, IBM DB2, Microsoft Access, Sybase, Teradata, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, EJB's
- Spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel or CSV
- Text files and XML
- Mainframe data sources
- Any other data source accessible through ODBC or OLAP.
- SAP, PeopleSoft, Siebel, other packaged applications via Open Data Access- ODA
- Ability to integrate any or all data sources via Enterprise Information Integration or EII
Actuate Software Products
- Report Development
- Actuate BIRT Report Designer Professional
- Actuate e.Report Designer Professional
- Actuate e.Spreadsheet Designer
- Report Deployment
- Actuate iPortal
- Actuate iServer
- Actuate e.Spreadsheet Engine
- End User Reporting and Analytics
- Actuate Interactive Viewer for BIRT Reports
- Actuate BusinessReport Studio
- Actuate Analytics Cube Designer
- Data Integration
- Actuate Information Object Designer
- Performance Management
- Actuate Performancesoft Views
- Actuate Performancesoft Track