How to Use This Cookbook
A dash of data, filtered to taste, then grouped into the right sized chunks will satisfy all your reporting needs!
The Business Intelligence and Reporting Engine Cookbook is a great way to get started making our suggested recipes for amazing reports! When applicable we have included a few variations for each of our recipes, for when you want a little something extra.
Once you are comfortable with the base reports, and some of our suggested recipes, go ahead and make some recipes of your own! Maybe even share them with us, and other users in the comments below!
Mise en Place
A Place for Everything, and Everything in it's Place!
- A great place to begin is by creating folders, so that your reports are organized, and you can find everything that you need!
- Next, We recommend writing out your reporting needs as a sentence. You'll notice in each recipe we have a short descriptive sentence. This keeps you focused on the goal of your report.
- Start with a Recipe - You can then duplicate it to create your drill downs with our variation suggestions or your own!