The Quandis Business Objects (QBO) Scoring module uses plug-ins to provide number crunching widgets to QBO systems. The Scoring module features include:
- Power-user defined meta-data to track any type of information desired
- A plug-in based on the Microsoft Excel Office Web Component (OWC)
- Transformations to support scripted questionnaires
When faced with a requirement to provide a power-user-configurable module to enable rapid deployment of complex equity calculations for mortgages, Quandis spend months working on a slick web-based wizard to enable configuration of complex formulas. During iterative review sessions, our client essentially nodded, and said, "nice, make it work like Bank A's Excel model", or "cool, make it work like Bank B's Excel model".
So we threw it all away, and built a module that enabled us to leverage Excel (and other modeling engines).