pcMobile is the market leading software for web based, web focused business intelligence. With abilities from visual analytic to mash-ups, from simple, clear charts to complex pivoting and everything in between in a highly customizable package it is certainly at the top of the class and then we haven't even mentioned the fact that almost all of the core functionality (object configurations, rendering, query parsing and transformations) are available as web services.
The pcMobile concept represents the third generation in dashboards and scorecards referred to as Performance Dashboards by TDWI.
As a third generation dashboard and scorecard product PBN offers significant advantages compared to the previous generations.
“Performance measurement is the process of assessing progress toward achieving predetermined goals. Performance management is building on that process, adding the relevant communication and action on the progress achieved against these predetermined goals” (Bourne, M.,Franco, M. and Wilkes, J. (2003). Corporate performance management. Measuring Business Excellence 2003; 7, 3; p. 15.)
“BI describes a set of concepts and methods to improve business decision making by using fact-based support systems. BI is sometimes used interchangeably with briefing books, report and query tools and executive information systems. Business Intelligence systems are data-driven DSS.” (D. J. Power, A Brief History of Decision Support Systems.)