Toad Decision Point

Self-service business intelligence simplifies access and analysis

Rapidly consolidate, prepare, browse, visualize, and analyze data from any source.

Toad™ Decision Point gives you a quick and simple method for accessing and analyzing data. Its self-service capabilities take the burden off your IT staff, while ensuring compliance with data governance standards. It includes a personal workbench that enables you to rapidly consolidate, prepare, browse, visualize, and analyze data from any source. Toad Decision Point is the only personal BI tool that connects to any data source, such as RDBMSes, Hadoop, Salesforce.com and more. You can use Toad Decision Point as a stand-alone product or in combination with your existing enterprise business intelligence systems for comprehensive data analysis

Features

  • Flexible deployment — Provides your single users and large teams with adaptable business intelligence solutions designed for small and big data. It’s a cost-effective, flexible tool that your organization can adopt enterprise-wide.
  • End-User Self-Service — Reduces reliance on your IT staff with a comprehensive self-service business intelligence tool that offers easy set up, usability, and maintenance, while including full security standards. It improves productivity for technical and non-technical users alike.
  • Personal workbench — Enables you to rapidly consolidate, prepare, browse, visualize, and analyze data from any source. It also allows you to conduct what-if analysis and decision modeling.
  • Resource consolidation — Reduces the number of applications and employees you need for creation of charts, indicators, and models for analysis.
  • Multi-View data browsing and visualization — Simplifies and speeds your data analysis and reporting. Reduces the time you spend on configuring data and answering business questions.
  • Cross-Platform connectivity — Connects to traditional, non-traditional, and emerging data sources such as Hadoop, enabling you to rapidly and visually analyze data in real-time.
  • Removes time lag — Speeds decision making through rapidly generated insight – enabling Business Intelligence Right Now (BIRN) and improving productivity for your organization.

Specifications

Client Requirements

Platform

1 GHz Processor (recommended minimum)

Memory

512 MB of RAM minimum, 1 GB recommended

Hard Disk Space

500 MB

Operating System
  • Windows XP Professional SP3 or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
.NET Framework

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 (Service Pack 1)

Windows XP additional requirements

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 runtime libraries with ATL security update - download

Supported Platforms

Connect to any of these sources:

  • RDBMS: Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Sybase, MySQL, Teradata, Netezza and more via ODBC
  • Non-relational: Hadoop (Hive, HBase), mongoDB, Cassandra, Azure, SimpleDB
  • BI: OBIEE, Business Objects
  • Other : Salesforce.com, MS Excel

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Cross-Platform connectivity

Cross-Platform connectivity

Connects to traditional, non-traditional, and emerging data sources such as Hadoop, enabling you to rapidly and visually analyze data in real-time.

Self-service data integration

Self-service data integration

Allows your organization’s technical and non-technical users to utilize destop tools to  integrate data.

Improves BI adoption

Improves BI adoption

Offers you a flexible solution that is designed for both small and large data sets, and is effective for both individual users and large teams. Simple, easy to use interface for minor data manipulations without changes to underlying data

Multi-View data browsing and visualization

Multi-View data browsing and visualization

Simplifies and speeds your data analysis and reporting. Reduces the time you spend on configuring data and answering business questions.

Personal workbench

Personal workbench

Enables you to rapidly consolidate, prepare, browse, visualize, and analyze data from any source. It also allows you to conduct what-if analysis and decision modeling. Create filters based on your data discovery criteria, aggregate and display top or bottom groups, annotate, toggle between different displays, charts and formats.

End-User Self-Service

End-User Self-Service 

Reduces reliance on your IT staff with a comprehensive self-service business intelligence tool that offers easy set up, usability, and maintenance, while including full security standards. It improves productivity for technical and non-technical users alike. With Toad, you can change your chart types with a mouse click and modify the look and feel to create intuitive, visually appealing and easy to read reports. Add calculated columns to best represent your metrics

Resource consolidation

Resource consolidation 

Reduces the number of applications and employees you need for creation of charts, indicators, and models for analysis. Use our prebuilt dashboard layouts or create your own dashboard layouts to stich the reports together for your organizational needs.

Rapid visual analysis

Personal workbench

Enables you to visually and intuitively explore, analyze, and understand information faster. Create a static report for the end users to share your analysts’ observations akin to a slide show

Increases productivity

Personal workbench

Empowers your organization’s technical and non-technical users to complete their tasks quickly, easily, and securely by providing user-appropriate tools. Instantly share the interactive workbook or static reports via an email or as a pdf document.