CHAPTER 14

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Reporting Design

Great questions make great reporting.

—Diane Sawyer

People use reporting in every aspect of their daily lives. Reports provide the local weather, the status of the morning train, and even the best place to get a cup of joe. And this is all before getting to work! At work, reports include enterprise dashboards, system outage reports, and timesheet cards. Any way you slice it, reporting is something that no one can get away from.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could understand how that reporting works? How the reports get put together and how the information is stored underneath the covers? This chapter will show ...

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