Can I build reports and dashboards with OutSystems?
Yes. A publicly available example of the dashboard capabilities of OutSystems is Pordata:
Outsystems has a number of facilities developers can use to build reports and dashboards and incorporate them into their applications:
- An extensive set of charting widgets available out of the box.
- Visual data aggregation capabilities
- Powerful charting library
- Export to Excel
- Export to PDF
In an advanced scenario, like integrating with BI tools, OutSystems has an open architecture that works perfectly with the vast majority of business intelligence or data reporting toolsets.
The database on which OutSystems application are deployed, is a standard SQL Server or Oracle database. You can access the underlying database from external conventional tools, and follow a conventional process to consume the data.