Reporting Options in Oracle Fusion Applications

Oracle Fusion Applications offers several tools for Reporting and Analytics. The tools access transactional tables and GL balances cubes to produce the reports. The following are the list of tools

  • Financial Reporting Center
  • Oracle BI Publisher
  • OTBI
  • Financial Reporting Studio
  • Account Monitor and Account Inspector
  • Smart View
  • Standard Reports

Uses

  • For Analysis – use OTBI, Smartview, Account Monitor and Inspector
  • Interactive Reports – use Financial Reporting Studio reports
  • BI Publisher Reports – High volume, Fixed Format, Custom reports and others that can be printed

Below listed are Sample Report Outputs generated using various tools

Sample Financial Reporting Studio Report Output
Sample Smartview report
Account Inspector
Account Monitor
Sample OTBI Dashboard
Sample OTBI Analysis

In future posts we will explain how to create reports using the various reporting tools available in Oracle Fusion Applications

Cool New Features in Oracle Fusion Applications

There are loads of new features in Oracle Fusion Applications / Oracle Cloud Financials but few of them are very useful. End Users like them because the new features help them complete their activities faster and easier. Below we list few of the new features and explain their uses.

Oracle Fusion Infolets

Infolets

Infolets display important information in high level which help users to glance through to quickly get a snapshot of what is happening in their work area and take action appropriately

In the above image you can see Infolet related to Source to Settle process. Aggregated Information on Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Invoices, Agreements etc are displayed. User can click on any particular area of interest and drill down to the work area to take appropriate action.

Oracle Fusion Dashboards

GL Dashboard
Payables Dashboard

The dashboards present information that helps users to take action. Changes, activities, and expectations can be immediately evaluated. Embedded data tabulations provide users with the information that is used to make better decisions

Oracle Fusion Infotiles

Infotiles

Financial Reporting Center

Financial Reporting Center
New FeatureDescription / Uses
InfoletsDisplay high Level aggregated information
DashboardsEntry point to various Work Areas
InfotilesDisplay summarised information in Work Areas
Financial Reporting CenterHelps in running all types of reports from one place

More to come.. keeping watching..