VS Central Report module provide the possibility to collect the revenue and all the transaction data of a store chain in a single central site. This module handle data coming from different VS server versions and allows running aggregated reports on sale activities. The VSCR architecture will use a publish and subscribe methods to exchange data with the Front End stores. Each clients put on the BUS (publish) transaction and host data in XML format; the Central Report Server receive (subscribe) data and process it by storing into the Central Database
The following are the most important module characteristic:
• Automatic data gathering and aggregation
• Online updates via asynchronous messaging
• Web interface for report access anywhere
On the Central Report Server it will be possible to perform all the reports relative to all the VisualStore Servers in realtime. It will be possible to generate “cumulative reports intra-stores”. It will be possible to generate reports starting from store with different VisualStore versions.
Nine standared reports are included. The Report Generator utility is included to generate more customized reports.