Chapter 9. Automating Enterprise Reporting with WebCenter, SOA, and Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher
by John Chung and Harish Gaur
The value of an enterprise reporting solution cannot be underestimated. To author, manage, and deliver all types of highly formatted documents against practically any data source is an extremely important functionality. Enterprises need such tools to generate thousands of reports for viewing and printing by employees, customers, partners, and others.
However, enterprise reporting can get complicated very easily. Not only does it have to generate purchase orders (POs) on the fly by acquiring data from multiple data sources, but it also has to personalize the look and feel of the report based on vendor country terms ...