Design and development of Data Warehouse including ETL using SQL Server Integration Services. Design of Web Intelligence Reports.

Customer: Market Leading Leisure Organisation We  planned and implemented data migration from multiple source systems into a final data warehouse from which Web Intelligence Reports were created using Universes. Some additional Crystal Reports were also created. Much of the data came from legacy systems so robust procedures were put in place to ensure the accuracy […]

Specialist Crystal Report design with a focus on ‘perfect’ exports to Word and Excel.

Customer: FTSE 100 Utility The FTSE 100 Utility required very accurate formatting in Crystal Reports. The final reports were to be used for sending out quotes in both pdf and word format. As any frequent user of Crystal Reports knows, this can be an error prone task with seemingly trivial changes to a report changing […]

Oldie, but goodie? Running old software, but need updates.

In the past 6 months, I’ve worked with customers running every version of Crystal (Reports, Server & Enterprise) since version 7. Next week I’m running an XI R2 training course. Today, I helped an engineering company with a Crystal Reports 9 problem. As much as we’d all love to be running with the latest and […]

End to end reporting solution, from data warehouse design through to SharePoint integration

Customer: Diagnostic Imaging Provider Project: End to end reporting solution, from data warehouse design through to SharePoint integration. Pursuit Technology were responsible for enabling reporting across multiple disparate systems. A reporting database (datamart) was designed in Microsoft SQL Server, loaded on a daily basis using Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services. The reports were initially intended […]

Specification of infrastructure, installation and configuration of Crystal Reports Server for financial organisation

Customer: Canary Wharf based financial organisation Pursuit Technology partnered with an IT infrastructure company to assist their new customer with their reporting needs. Crystal Reports Server had already been chosen in recognition of its market leading reporting technology. Initially, Pursuit Technology were involved in planning the number of servers required to allow for development, testing […]

Remote technical support

Customer: Automotive Dealership Pursuit Technology were approached to provide support and consultancy for an existing Crystal Enterprise 10 installation. The system had been in place for some years and now there were a number of problems that needed to be solved. Over several sessions, we were able to remotely connect to their server to review […]

Using Temporary Tables with Crystal Reports

I recently wrote a Crystal Report for a customer that queried their recurring bookings for gaps of more than 45 minutes. Easy enough, just sort the report by booking time and use Crystal’s previous() and next() functions to work out when the gap’s too large. A little conditional formatting to hide the rows without gaps, […]

Installation and technical training of Crystal Reports Server

Customer: FTSE 100 Retailer Pursuit Technology installed Crystal Reports Server and trained the technical staff at a FTSE 100 Retailer in the administration and troubleshooting of the system. We have subsequently upgraded the server to a later release, adding Active Directory Single Sign-on. Technologies: Crystal Reports Server

Research and advice on most suitable reporting technology for market leading software suite.

Customer: National Software Company Pursuit Technology were approached by a leading software company to provide help and advice on which current Business Intelligence software best met their integrated reporting needs. As a trusted 3rd party, we were able to analyze their requirements and make a recommendation for their future integration work Technologies: Just an independent […]

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