The salient features of Meta Man

  • No need to write a single line of code
  • Avoid upgrade issues with SharePoint by utilizing a standard SharePoint feature
  • The connection between your External Content Type and data source is direct, every update gets reflected dynamically
  • Connect to almost all data sources available today such as Oracle, ODBC, MS SQL, WCF, Salesforce, Dynamics CRM, OData and so on
  • Create External Content Types through simple drag and drop of Tables, Views and Stored Procedures onto the design surface and setting some properties

Know more about Meta Man here


Watch a short video tutorial on how to use BCS Meta Man

With Collabion DataParts for SharePoint, you can create insightful dashboards in SharePoint with feature-rich, interactive charts and data grids. Like BCS Meta Man, Collabion DataParts is a 100% codeless, wizard based solution, designed with the business user in mind. Learn more about Collabion DataParts here.

Collabion DataParts for SharePoint lets you use BCS to connect to External Content Types and pull data from them to create charts and grids.

So, combining the two – BCS Meta Man and Collabion DataParts – you can optimize your data consumption in SharePoint by creating External Content Types from any data source and using them to create your SharePoint dashboard with charts and data grids.