Reporting Documentation

The tables below detail the report documentation categorized into detail, planning, development, customization and integration guides. For each document, a brief overview is provided, along with its current revision level, last posting date, and downloadable link.

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Report Detail Guides

Document Name Description Version Reference Number Revision # Last Posting Date BiLog* Posting
V75 ReportBooklet Contains listings, file names, descriptions, details on parameters, formatting (grouping, sorting) and a pdf copy of each of the OOB (Out of the Box) Delivered Reports. 7.5 1497942   4/28/2011 Delivered Reports
V71 ReportBooklet Contains listings, file names, descriptions, details on parameters, formatting (grouping, sorting) and a pdf copy of each of the OOB (Out of the Box) Delivered Reports. 7.1 1305005 4 12/28/2009  
V7 Delivered Report Comparison Comparison of the delivered reports from the Maximo 6x, 7.1 and 7.5 releases 7.1, 7.5 1566746   10/3/2011 What's In and Out
             
V75 Report Feature Guide Details how the embedded report engine is utilized, including a review of the file structure, installation and database structure. Includes information on Security, Scheduling, Administration, Queuing, and Property Files. 7.5 1498433 4 8/21/2013  
V71 Report Feature Guide Details how the embedded report engine is utilized, including a review of the file structure, installation and database structure. Includes information on Security, Scheduling, Administration, Queuing, and Property Files. 7.1.x 1305020 10 3/15/2012  
             
V75 QBR Ad Hoc Reporting Details how users can Create and Execute Ad Hoc Reports, and the Administrative setup work involved, including how to create Report Object Structures. 7.5 1498285 8 4/1/2014  
V71+ QBR Ad Hoc Reporting etails how users can Create and Execute Ad Hoc Reports, and the Administrative setup work involved, including how to create Report Object Structures. 7.1.1.6+ 1417417 8 8/6/2013  
V71 QBR Ad Hoc Reporting Details how users can Create and Execute Ad Hoc Reports, and the Administrative setup work involved, including how to create Report Object Structures. Pre 7.1.1.6 1368000 5 9/5/2012  
             
V7 Report Performance Details administration and configuration recommendations to optimize report performance. Includes BIRT Report Only Server (BROS) Configurations, along with Clustering. 7.1 and 7.5 1305031 12 10/19/2012  
             
V7 Report Localization Details report localization setup features and functionality. Includes 2 detailed use cases to enable localization for your custom reports. 7.1 and 7.5 1505045 2 6/7/2012 Building reports for localization
             
Replicated Database Configuration Document Describes additional ways of configuring your database for reporting, including enabling (1) All reports to execute against a reporting database or (2) A portion of the reports to execute against the reporting database. 7.1 and 7.5 1304936 4 12/4/2013 Maximo Reporting Database
           
V75 Report Toolbar Access Direct Print Guide Describes functionality that can be configured with BIRT Reports to enable their quick display, including Browser View, Direct Print and Direct Print with Attachments. Details report requirements, property files and troubleshooting techniques. 7.5 1498665 5 1/30/2014  
V71 Report Toolbar Access Direct Print Guide Describes functionality that can be configured with BIRT Reports to enable their quick display, including Browser View, Direct Print and Direct Print with Attachments. Details report requirements, property files and troubleshooting techniques. 7.1 1370440 7 1/30/2014  
           
Designing V7 Report Guide eviews data analysis options available to meet your client requirements, including KPIs, Application List Downloads, QBR and Reports. Details variety of items to consider when designing reports 7.1 and 7.5 1305009 3 5/2/2011  

Report Planning and Upgrade Guides

Document Name Description Version Reference Number Revision # Last Posting Date BiLog* Posting
V75 Report Planning Guide Reviews each of the data analysis options available in V7.5, including a detailed review of each report option. 7.5 1497938 4 6/4/2013 Open Reporting Architecture
V71 Report Planning Guide Reviews each of the data analysis options available in V7.1, including a detailed review of each report option. 7.1 1421371 2 4/19/2011  
           
Upgrading to BIRT 232 Guide Discusses the enhancements enabled in BIRT 2.3.2, along with report considerations when upgrading your custom reports from BIRT 2.1.2 to 2.3.2 7.1x 1390374 1 2/14/2011  

Report Development Guides

Document Name Description Version Reference Number Revision # Last Posting Date
V75x Designer 371 Report Development Guide This guide is specific for BIRT Version 371 used starting with Version 7503. It is intended for the Report Developer, and contains detailed information and examples on installing and developing reports within Design Tool, database access, parameters, common development techniques like hyperlinks and date formats and various debug features. 7.5.0.3 1605970 6 2/11/2015
V75 Report Development Guide This guide is specific for BIRT Version 232 used for Version 7500 thru 7502. It is Intended for the Report Developer, contains detailed information and examples on installing and developing reports within Design Tool, database access, parameters, common development techniques like hyperlinks and date formats and various debug features. 7.5 1498572 4 6/28/2012
V71 Report Development Guide This guide is specific for BIRT Version 232 used starting with Version 7115. Intended for the Report Developer, contains detailed information and examples on developing reports within Design Tool, database access, parameters, common development techniques like hyperlinks and date formats and various debug features. 7.1 1447958 6 1/30/2012
           
Configuring BIRT Designer 232 with Maximo 7.1 Guide Contains the designer download link, along with additional details on installing and configuring it. 7.1.1.5+ 1390372 1 9/23/10
Configuring BIRT Designer 212 with Maximo 7.1 Guide Contains the designer download link, along with additional details on installing and configuring it. Pre 7.1.1.5 1315837   8/26/2008
           
Report Logging Explains the report logging features available to report developers and administrators. Includes features available to report developers within the BIRT report designer, and then reviews the features available to report developers and administrators from within the V7 applications. 7.1 and 7.5 1423974   3/11/2010
           

Report Customization Guides

Document Name Description Version Reference Number Revision # Last Posting Date BiLog* Posting
Customizing out of the box BIRT reports Guide Details how to customize out of the box BIRT reports by deleting and adding new fields. The Work Order Details report is used as an example to step you through this process. 7.1 and 7.5 1438532   6/23/2010  
V7 BIRT Report Page Information Reviews the components impacting report page sizes and orientation used in the V7 BIRT Reports. It also details how you can customize them to meet your individual business needs. 7.1 and 7.5 1317577 4 4/17/2013 Adding new page size, Portrait Template Availability
Enabling Bar Codes in Reports Guide Details how to implement bar code fonts for use within BIRT reports. 7.1 and 7.5 1304925 3 2/17/2014  
Adding username to a V7 Report Details Provides instructions on adding the username who executed report to the report's header section 7.1 and 7.5 1403958   9/21/2009  
Changing Logos in BIRT Reports Details Discusses how you can change the logos displayed within the V7 reports to your unique company logos. 7.1 and 7.5 1304923   4/8/2010  
V7503Plus Report Update Utility Guide Details report update utilities of page break and auto layout available beginning with the Version 7.5.0.3 Release 7.5.0.3 1605830 1 3/5/2013 Update Utilities
V7 Report Update Utility Guide Details report update utilities which can be used to automate the process of applying updates to report designs, rather than manually editing each report. 7.1 and 7.5 1433106 2 4/30/12 Update Utilities

Report Integration Guides

Document Name Description Version Reference Number Revision # Last Posting Date BiLog* Posting
NEW: V75 Maximo Cognos 10.1.1 DIRECT Integration Installation Guide Starting with the Maximo Version 7.5.0.3 release, a DIRECT integration from Maximo to Cognos 10.1.1. is available. This guide details the installation steps to enable this integration Starting with 7.5.0.3 1606873 6 111/6/2014
V75 Maximo Cognos 8.4 DIRECT Integration Installation Guide This guide details how to install the Maximo Cognos 8.4.1 DIRECT integration. 7.5 1584394   2/10/2012 Guide Introduction
V75 Maximo Cognos 8.4 TCR INDIRECT Integration Installation Guide For clients using the Indirect TCR integration for Cognos 8.4.1, this guide provides steps for enabling the report integration, including enabling the creation of the meta data layer. 7.5 1584395 5 10/8/2013 Guide Introduction
           
V71 Maximo Cognos 8.4 DIRECT Integration Installation Guide For direct Maximo-Cognos Integration, provides steps for enabling the report integration, including enabling the creation of the meta data layer. 7.1 1594692   5/9/2012  
V71 Maximo Cognos 8.4 TCR INDIRECT Integration Installation Guide For clients using TCR to enable Cognos, provides steps for enabling the report integration, including enabling the creation of the meta data layer. 7.1 1594691   5/9/2012  
           
V75 Maximo Cognos Integration Guide Details on how the report integration works between the two systems, including publishing report object structures as Cognos packages, security group synchronization and report file creation. 7.5 1500935 3 7/23/2012  
V71 Maximo Cognos Integration Guide Details on how the report integration works between the two systems, including publishing report object structures as Cognos packages, security group synchronization and report file creation. 7.1.1.6+ 1421312 5 10/11/2011  
             
V71 BO Crystal Integration Guide Contains information on the Business Objects Enterprise XI Release 2, Service Pack 2 Release reporting integration. Details its (1) Licensing Requirements (2) Integration and (3) Development of reports. 7.1x Only 1303812 2 5/3/2011
             
V7 External Report Integration Guide The ERI enables clients to integrate essentially any reporting tool with V7. This integration is report system and report version independent. This document includes the ERI (1) Requirements (2) Installation (3) Administration and (4) FAQs. 7.1 and 7.5 1304916 7 6/13/2013  

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