Reporting Documentation

Maximo 7.1 and 7.5 report documentation is listed below in categories of detail, planning, development, customization and integration guides. For a copy of this same information in a downloadable spreadsheet format, click here         For a listing of Maximo 76 documentation, click here

Report Planning Guides

Document Name Description Maximo Version ID  Number Revision # Last Posting Date
Report Comparison Guide  Details embedded versus integrated report features, which can be used as your evaluate your report options  7.1, 7.5  1625277  2  2/12/2013
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
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  7.1  1390374  1  2/14/2011

 

 

BIRT Report Detail Guides

Document Name Description Maximo Version ID  Number Revision # Last Posting Date
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 1 4/24/2015
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
           
V75 Report Feature Guide Reviews system level report features including 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 Reviews system level report features including 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
           
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
           
V75 Report Toolbar Access Direct Print Guide  Reviews quick access features including Browser View, Direct Print and Direct Print with Attachments. Details report requirements, property files and troubleshooting techniques. 7.5 1498665 7 4/23/15
V71 Report Toolbar Access Direct Print Guide Reviews quick access features 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 Reviews Maximo's data analysis options including KPIs, Application List Downloads, QBR and Reports. Details variety of items to consider when designing reports 7.1 and 7.5 1305009 4 4/10/2015

 

BIRT Report Development and Customization Guides

Document Name Description Maximo Version ID  Number Revision # Last Posting Date
Report Development Guide - 371  For BIRT Version 371 used starting with Version 7503.  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  7.5.0.3+ 1605970  7 4/24/2015
Report Development Guide - V75  For BIRT Version 232 used for Version 7500 thru 7502. 7.5.0.0 1498572 4 6/28/2012
Report Development Guide - V71  For BIRT Version 232 used starting with Version 7115 7.1.1.5+ 1447958   1/30/2012
Configuring BIRT Designer 232 with Maximo 7.1 Guide Designer 232 download link and configuration instructions  7.1.1.5+ 1390372  1 9/23/10
Configuring BIRT Designer 212 with Maximo 7.1 Guide Designer 212 download link and configuration instructions  Pre -7115  1315837    8/26/2008
Report Logging  Reviews logging features within the designer and when running reports from Maximo 7.1, 7.5  1423974   3/11/2010
           
Customizing delivered BIRT reports  Details how to customize out of the box BIRT reports by deleting and adding new fields  7.1, 7.5 1438532   6/23/2010
Report Page Information  Reviews the components impacting report page sizes/orientation for Maximo BIRT Reports.  7.1, 7.5  1317577  4  4/17/2013
Enabling Bar Code Fonts for reports Details how to implement bar code fonts for use within BIRT reports  7.1, 7.5  1304925  3 2/17/2014
 Adding username to a Maximo report  Instructions on adding the username who executed report to the report's header section  7.1, 7.5  1403958    9/21/2009
Updating report logos How to replace delivered IBM logos with your corporate logs for reports  7.1, 7.5  1304923    4/8/2010
 V7503 Plus 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
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, 7.5  1433106  2  4/30/12

 

Cognos and Other Report Detail Guides

Document Name Description Maximo Version ID  Number Revision # Last Posting Date
Maximo7.5  Cognos 10.1.1 DIRECT Integration Installation Guide  Installation details for Maximo 7.5.0.3+ with Cognos 10.1.1 (Client must have own corporate license) 7.5.0.3+ 1606873  6 11/6/2014
Maximo 7. 5 Cognos 8.4 DIRECT Integration Installation Guide Installation details for Maximo 7.5. with Cognos 8.4.1 (Client must have own corporate license)  7.5  1584394    2/10/2012
 Maximo 7. 5 Cognos 8.4 TCR INDIRECT Integration Installation Guide  Installation details for Maximo 7.5. with TCR 2.1.1 enabling Cognos 8.4.1 (Client does not have own license and uses TCR for entitlement)  7.5  1584395  5  10/8/2013
Maximo 7.1 Cognos 8.4 DIRECT Integration Installation Guide nstallation details for Maximo 7.1. with Cognos 8.4.1 (Client must have own corporate license)  7.1  1594692    5/9/2012
Maximo 7.1 Cognos 8.4 TCR INDIRECT Integration Installation Guide  Installation details for Maximo 7.1. with TCR 2.1 enabling Cognos 8.4 (Client does not have own license and uses TCR for entitlement)  7.1  1594691    5/9/2012
           
Maximo 75 Cognos integration Feature Guide Details the integration between Maximo and Cognos including publishing report object structures as Cognos packages, security group synchronization and report file creation  7.5  1500935  3  7/23/2012
Maximo 71 Cognos integration Feature Guide Details the integration between Maximo and Cognos including publishing report object structures as Cognos packages, security group synchronization and report file creation  7.1  1421312  5  10/11/2011
           
Maximo 71 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.  7.1 Only  1303812  2 5/3/2011
Maximo 7 External Report Integration Guide
ERI enables clients to integrate essentially any reporting tool with V7. This document includes the ERI (1) Requirements (2) Installation (3) Administration and (4) FAQs.
 
7.1, 7.5 1304916   6/13/2013