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What 3rd party reporting tools are people using to get charts, graphs etc. out of Kace SMA

Leadership is putting on me to find a good robust reporting tool to get data out of Kace SMA.  They don't want this to be something that takes hours to create or run manually when they need it.  We don't have the option of using Power BI so I am looking at what others are using and doing to get these types of reports.

If possible I would like something leadership could run the report without having access to Kace SMA or I can publish to our portal that they could see somewhat live real time data. 

They have even looked into purchasing Team Dynamics to pull data out of Kace SMA and have asked me to see if that is possible.  I would prefer not to spend large dollar amounts to do this with budgeting partially to the climate this last year. 

Looking for ideas - thanks 


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Posted by: Nico_K 2 weeks ago
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you can use all you want. PowerBI is widely used.
You can even build your own web page for collecting the data from the SMA or SDA (or both at the same time) to build your own dashboard.

Posted by: mcflurry 6 days ago
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Could you share a dashboard in powerbi?

I have connected it with a VK1000 database and have load a few tables.

But i'm completely lost.

Posted by: Hobbsy 2 weeks ago
Red Belt
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Since we made our own DASHBoard product end of life we have concentrated on PowerBI. I know you say that is not an option, perhaps you can share the reasons behind that.

We have done sufficient work on PowerBI with KACE that we are confident we can produce dashboards for Techs and IT Leadership, so happy to have a chat if yo would like to reach out?


Comments:
  • Part of it would be the learning curve for IT Leadership. With us ramping up for finals week I can't talk this week but would like to set up a time to discuss what you have done and how long it took to accomplish. Thanks - scarpent 2 weeks ago
  • Is there any information or videos that explain how Power BI reads the tables in K1000? - scarpent 5 days ago

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