Hummingbird Announces Availability Of Hummingbird BI 8.5

Dec 19, 2003

Hummingbird Ltd., a developer of enterprise information management systems (EIMS), has announced Hummingbird BI 8.5, the latest Hummingbird Enterprise business intelligence solution. This Hummingbird BI release includes a range of customer-driven functionality, flexibility, and scalability enhancements designed to simplify the user experience and increase productivity.

Numerous enhancements have been made to Hummingbird BI to keep user training to a minimum with straightforward and consistent interfaces across the thin-client and full-client tools. The enhancements are intended to give users the ability to more quickly and easily create the reports they need, without administrative support. BI Web users now have more of the features that are available to desktop client users allowing them to create and edit reports according to their own needs. Capabilities have also been added to enhance the administrative features and functionalities of Hummingbird BI. This new release aids administrators in the deployment and management of BI functionality without adding new technical requirements or resources. Administrators will have the ability to create a distribution package and automate upgrades. Architectural enhancements have provided further integration with other Hummingbird products, particularly Hummingbird DM and Hummingbird Portal. Hummingbird BI is part of the Hummingbird Enterprise suite of integrated products, providing reporting and analysis tools.