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FOCUS M
OBILE

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NITIATIVES

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Detroit Region User Group Meeting

October 21, 2011

Barry Louden

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WebFOCUS Mobile Strategy:



Device
-
independent BI solutions



Develop once, run from anywhere



Highly interactive, device exploitive Web
apps with built
-
in analytic capabilities



Embed BI Web apps in custom applications



Common BI security framework



Read and write access



No additional hardware, software required




WebFOCUS Mobile

Any Device, Any Form Factor, Any OS Platform


Develop Once, Run Anywhere:
A

unique, Web
-
based
low cost solution in which Dashboards, Active
Technologies content, and Guided Ad
-
hoc BI applications
are developed via the appropriate WebFOCUS tools and
then deployed to desktop & mobile devices


Device Awareness: WebFOCUS adapts so users and
developers are not required to do so



When appropriate, provide a Helper App to house
above
-
mentioned content & provide useful integration
points with the device.


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WebFOCUS

Mobile

Our Implementation Advantage: Universal Access

WebFOCUS

Mobile

Across Mixed Devices

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WebFOCUS Mobile Components



Mobile Favorites


Mobile
Faves





WebFOCUS Mobile Capabilities



BI Portals


KPIs and charts


Guided ad hoc reports


Active Technologies


WebFOCUS Maintain



WebFOCUS Mobile

Components and Capabilities

WebFOCUS
Mobile

Mobile Favorites for
A
ny Mobile Device

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Simple and intuitive access
of WebFOCUS content on
any device



Administrator or user driven
content assignment



One click content
designation for access on
mobile devices



Leverage WebFOCUS
secured access



Deliver guided ad hoc



Deliver AHTML, HTML,
PDF, Excel, etc.



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WebFOCUS
Mobile

Mobile
Faves

-

Native App for Specific OS

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Native consumption of
WebFOCUS

content


Extends Mobile Favorites portal (normal “pull”)


Email Attachments (“open in” prompt)


Subscribed reporting (automatic “push”)


Easily access online and offline content (1
-
2
-
tap)


Allows saving emailing, and cataloging BI content


Visit Apple app store and search:
Mobile
Faves


Leverages Mobile Favorites and native OS functionality to provide more
simple access with more robust features
.

Enable Device Independence

Across Mixed Devices: BI Portals

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BB OS6

BB Older

Android

iPhone

Across Mixed Devices: User Prompted Reports

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BB OS6

BB Older

Android

iPhone

Across Mixed Devices: Charting

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BB OS6

BB Older

Android

iPhone

Across Mixed Devices: KPI

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BB OS6

BB Older

Android

iPhone

Across Mixed Devices: Active Dashboards

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Droid X

Xoom

Across Mixed Devices: Guided Ad Hoc Reporting

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iPhone

Xoom

Write Back Applications: Survey Maintain Application

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Write Back Applications: Survey Maintain Application

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BB OS6

BB Older

Android

iPhone

Magnify Search

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BB OS6

BB Older

Android

iPhone

Demonstration

Mobile & Active Technologies to Promote Decision Making

WebFOCUS toGo

Active Technologies for Mobile Web Apps


Ease of Use


Single
-
tap UI paradigm


Full gesture & screen rotation support


Embedded data analysis and visualization


Full offline data interactivity



Ease of Development


Dynamic device detection


Build once, fit in any device



Industry Standard


Web Apps technology


iPhone App
-
like UI


Available in HTML or Flash





WebFOCUS

toGo

Active Technologies for Mobile


Available on all WebKit
-
based browsers:


Apple Safari


Google Chrome / Android Web browser


S60 browser on Symbian mobile phones such as on
Nokia, Samsung, and LG


Other devices with WebKit
-
based interface such as Palm
Pre, Amazon Kindle 3


Fully functioning on:


Mozilla Firefox


Possible limitations on:


Blackberry due to the Enterprise Server compression


Internet Explorer


older releases

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Update Real
-
Time Information

WebFOCUS t
oGo

Maintain for User Input Mobile Applications

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Transactional
updates and
write back data
entry



Encourage
collaboration
and on
-
demand
input



Support for e
-
Commerce


Mobile Strategies

Making the Choice

Five Different Paradigms

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Native App
:
Developed using
OS
SDK; Installed to run
natively on the device;
Leverages OS
functionality.



Web
App
:
Web pages conforming to
OS
UI and
behavior.



Hybrid Approach
: Combine
native UI

with
web conten
t
via content viewing area.



Optimized
Web Pages
: Content scales appropriately to
device size.



Compatible Web Pages
: Display content as is without
Optimizing for form factor.




WebFOCUS
Mobile

Meeting Various Strategic Needs

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Application

Type

IBI Product

Required

Devices to Take
Advantage

Native App

Mobile

Faves

for
iPad

iPad

& iPhone

Web

App

Active Technologies

Any smartphone & tablet

Hybrid App

Mobile Faves + Active
Technologies

--

iPhone

& iPad

--

Any platform when AT is
embedded in third
-
party native
applications

Optimized Web
Pages

Mobile Favorites

Especially helpful for older
devices including BlackBerries

Compatible Web
Pages

All WF HTML Content

Any device

Summary

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WebFOCUS Mobile Solutions: Key Values


WebFOCUS Mobile to Go
=
Best in Class


Active Technologies
documents

provide a business analytics
engine embedded in each report automatically


Portable web content


disconnected and Excel
-
like features


Maintain
write back functionality


Real
-
time data entry and data updates


Mobile Faves

App


Capture and store BI documents


Subscriptions
-

Watch lists, email attachments


Delivers deep analytics compared to other offerings


Other apps do not provide concept of offline documents, storing,
subscription watch lists, email attachments, etc.


Requires no special or different development tools, servers, and
processes for each report. Leverages all existing BI
investments.


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Thank you!