Different audiences need to see different data, or need the same data positioned in different ways. We get that and listen closely to the feedback our customers give us about the reporting tools they want. In this article, you’ll learn how you can easily create and customize your summary reports in ClearPoint, in a hundred different ways.
With ClearPoint’s flexible tools, you can create customized reports for a variety of audiences. Our summary reports are particularly powerful because they dramatically cut down the time you spend building reports, while providing more insights than any other program. From setting filters and changing formats to generating ad-hoc reports and making global updates, it just takes one minute—literally.
Presenting your data in different, flexible ways while pulling from the same source information improves your organization’s reporting consistency and eliminates errors. It also gives you the option of displaying quantitative and qualitative information together, which can help stakeholders make decisions based on facts and in-depth insights, versus gut instinct.
When we say that it’s so much better to create summary reports in ClearPoint, we mean it. That’s because reports in our software are:
With ClearPoint, you don’t need any technical knowledge to build your dream reports. Simply build a report once and then change it on the fly, whenever you need to. With quick-click and drag-and-drop functionality, our reporting tools are user friendly for even the least tech-savvy users.
You can create an unlimited number of reports for different audiences that pull from the same data source—that means you only have to enter data once and it can be used in multiple places. When you change any information, it will automatically update in all reports, which makes everyone happy because it’s a lot less work to ensure data is accurate and up to date.
Make your reports look exactly the way you want and tailor the information you include to suit a specific audience. Some of the top ways you can customize your summary reports include:
We built our reporting tools to not only allow for, but spotlight in-depth insights that are not easy to get with other solutions. Using these features helps elevate the most important data and analyses, so your audience can make better decisions:
• Pulling in elements from across scorecards
• Adding columns from across elements
• Creating custom filters, such as periods of data
• Showing owners and status icons alongside each element
• And more!
When it’s time to rerun a report for a month or quarter, just Your data can be edited and updated right from the summary report itself – no navigating to other pages to update the data you need. Simply do it from one screen. Report formatting and any information that’s automated or already in your account will instantly be added to the report. In a fraction of the time, your report will be ready to circulate or add to a meeting agenda.
Ensure your reports are on time with ClearPoint’s automation features. Simply schedule when you want your reports to send – and to who. You’re all ready to discuss your strategy sooner with your team now that you’ve automated 70% of your reporting process.
Historical data is easy to access, too. If you want to see information from the previous month or reporting period, you can simply click back to it before adding your analysis for the new month. Historical data is always available for your reference and can easily be pulled into your reports to show progress over time.
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Here are a few of our most commonly used summary reports. If you weren’t aware of them, check out the details below—they might become your favorites, too.
This report shows performance data for measures and initiatives side by side. This is helpful for tracking trends and showing how measures and initiatives are interrelated, helping leadership teams make informed decisions at monthly and quarterly meetings.
This report contains objective analysis and linked measure charts. It’s a customer favorite because it gives managers and executives a high-level snapshot of objectives—with the ability to drill down into details—that are important to the overall business. It can answer the question, “How are we doing?” quickly and concisely.
Ideal for project managers and collaborators, this report highlights where project updates are needed and also includes analysis of individual milestones. It helps ensure projects are on track, have the appropriate resources and budget, and are completed in a timely manner.
ClearPoint offers many more powerful reports and customization tools that you need to see to believe. Schedule a demo to see what we have to offer.