Wide variety of reporting requirements varies from environment to environment and business to business.This Article is going to Focus on the some of reporting tools which is normally used in typical 11i environment.
Reporting Tool Functionalities
Data is totally useless until it does come in presentation layer, with proper security . Hence its is important to have such tool with great capability, and tools must have these features:
Data source connection capabilities
Scheduling and distribution capabilities
Security Features - must capable of having all security, as the product are sitting outside the apps box.
Customization - - simply drag and drop functionality
Integration with the Microsoft Office environment
Reporting Tool overview with respect to EBS Suites
The Brio ONE solution is specifically designed to enable everyone in the extended enterprise to fully realize the promise of e-business by delivering dynamic, reliable, easy access to real-time business information, regardless of where that information is stored or of the user's location. The Brio ONE solution enables your organization to build and deliver business intelligence, enterprise reporting, self-service information exchange, and analytic applications to the broadest possible range of users in client/server, Web-based, and hosted application environments-all with unmatched ease of experience and scalability.
- Business Objects
Streamlining operations, reducing costs, increasing revenues, improving customer satisfactionâ€¦ These are just some of the measurable benefits that customers of Business Objects have realized directly by implementing e-business intelligence (e-BI) solutions from Business Objects.
Whether they need to access prepared information via a wireless portal or perform sophisticated analysis on a networked PC, BusinessObjects can help you offer your employees, customers, partners, and suppliers a set of easy-to-use tools to turn information into knowledge into profit.
NoetixViews enables super-users to develop ad hoc reports from Oracle Applications data. NoetixViews takes the information in your Oracle Applications database and repackages it in a set of user-friendly, plug-and-play business views that provide relevant information on a given business topic. With these views, users can query their data using common business terms and client/server query and reporting tools, without dealing with raw tables. With typical installations requiring less than one day of training, NoetixViews dramatically reduces specialized consulting costs and IT involvement.
- Oracle Discoverer
Oracle Discoverer is an intuitive ad hoc reporting tool. It enables a developer or knowledgeable end user to create reports with impressive formatting and attractive exporting and publishing functionality. Oracle Discoverer empowers your user population by placing business and decision critical data at their fingertips.
- Business Intelligence System (BI)
Oracle BI tools is a set of tools to provide high level information for the managers (decision makers) to run their business. The information this tool provides helps managers to take the right decision with the daily data that is upload on their systems.
Hyperion is a Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Performance Management (BPM ) Tool. Its a market leader in Financial, Operational and Strategic Planning. It is having applications for Planning, consolidation, scorecarding, reporting, dashboards, Analysis, Workspace, Master Data Management and Foundation.
Gl wand is a formula driven approach to reporting on Oracle General Ledger data using Microsoft productive tool like Excel.GL Wand will be used for monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations and account balance checks,i.e. Trial Balance. This tool is bit popular in UK.
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