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Posts and articles on general reporting and document generation.


Posted on 09/24/2014

Oh, the joys of goosing the performance while reducing the memory hit! One of our customers needs to create million-row spreadsheets. Their use case makes a lot of sense. The people who get the spreadsheets use pivot tables and filtering to get just the parts they need, and this way anyone can pull any of […] …read more

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Posted on 09/17/2014

Here at Windward we strive to keep our software innovative and up-to-date, so we put out new releases like it’s nobody’s business. For most, our updates contain features and improvements that shower glitter and rainbows on the process of easy reporting with Windward. Unfortunately, in a few cases it can reformat the layout of reports […] …read more

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Posted on 08/28/2014

Windward Studios is a data-driven organization. In each department, we track our key metrics (e.g., monthly sales, support tickets, website visitors) and make business decisions based on our interpretation of those facts. And yes, we also use AutoTag to generate certain reports. So it should come as no surprise that reporting speed is as important […] …read more

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Posted on 08/06/2014

Do you use multiple data sources in your templates? Do you need to correlate data among these data sources? Do you know Windward can now make this happen? Problem Data is oftentimes a large uncontrollable beast. There, I said it. A single storage medium may not meet all your data storage and usage needs. This […] …read more

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Posted on 08/04/2014

Citizens of all nations are united in knowing that people from everywhere else are doing it wrong. Whatever “it” happens to be at the time doesn’t really matter. Today, I’m going to address two of the big ones in reporting. Whether you’re calling that dumpling a potsticker, gyoza, samosa, or empanada, you’re gonna have to […] …read more

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