The navigation component allows users with administrative permissions to set up the site map for the system. The navigation controls renders the context sensitive navigation links in a designated area within the layout of the site. Navigation links can be linked to the security component in order to allow/deny certain roles to areas within the sitemap.
The content management system (CMS) allows users with administrative permissions to change content on any page that includes a content control. If the user’s permissions allow, a link to edit the content appears over the content area and when clicked renders a WYSIWYG control through which content can be edited and formatted. The tool also allows for images to be uploaded and formatted.
Using JQuery and web services, the quick search control allows the user to start typing a few characters which automatically pops up with a list of suggestions. The quick search tool can be used to search in any predefined field of the specific object and highlights the matched characters. The matches are shown 10 items per page and utilize AJAX to return results almost instantaneously. The more input information the narrower the search result.
Although standardised reports are built to support the normal business decision making and control processes, the dynamics of business, and to meet a specific needs, often demands an ad hoc view of the data. There is no time for the time consuming process of having to specify and to build formal reports is a very time consuming process which is why we provide easy to use data cubes. These data cubes provide the user with a tool that enables them to quickly analyse/slice and dice all available data. The selections made may be saved as a view for retrieval and use in the future.