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Oklahoma City Housing Authority Implements Informer Dashboards


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Oklahoma City Housing Authority (OCHA) has selected Informer Dashboards from Entrinsik to help it quickly and easily create and share data visualizations.  Informer Dashboards answers a pressing need for OCHA. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has various reporting guidelines for housing authorities that require a significant amount of data to ensure compliance. HUD is beginning to require dashboards as a way of presenting this data and OCHA had no easy way of quickly and easily developing the necessary visualizations.

Using Informer, charts and visualizations can be created using an intuitive drag and drop web-based interface and real-time rendering refreshes dashboard widgets automatically as the data is changing. In addition, OCHA’s solution provider Progenixx worked with OCHA to build standard reports and dashboards that tracked key metrics like new hires, new applicants, open work orders, purchase orders, lease-ins, work orders, and inspections using charts and gauges that provide management with multiple data views on one screen.

Since selecting Informer, David Calvert, information systems manager at OCHA, has been able to expand data discovery capabilities to management without the need for technical training. “Informer’s easy-to-use interface allows management to access data they need to see and customize data views themselves, taking the burden off IT staff,” he notes.

Entrinsik’s Informer User Conference Coming to Myrtle Beach, SC

In other Entrinsik news, the company will  hold its third annual Informer User Conference September 30–October 2, 2013, in Myrtle Beach, SC.   The Informer User Conference will include breakout sessions with members of the Informer product development team, panel discussions on best practices and methodologies, client-led presentations on real-world Informer use-cases, one-on-one product training, and networking with Informer users from other organizations. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to learn about new features planned for Informer.

Sessions will be conducted by members of Informer’s product development team including Brad Leupen, CTO, and Andrew Morovati, Informer product manager.

Entrinsik is currently soliciting presentations by Informer users for the conference.  The deadline for submissions is July 15th, 2013. To submit an abstract, email tim@entrinsik.com.

Entrinsik is also accepting submissions for the annual Informer Business Intelligence Use Case Awards to recognize the useful and creative ways in which Entrinsik customers are deploying Informer for analytics, business process improvements, and decision making.  Submission forms and award details can be found at www.entrinsik.com/bi-awards. Submission entries must be received by July 15; winners will be chosen and informed by September 15.

Visit http://icon.entrinsik.com/icon/2013 to register today. For more information, email customerservice@entrinsik.com

For more information about Informer, go to www.entrinsik.com/informer/features.


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