Describing the BI Launch Pad

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Access the BI Launch Pad

The BI Launch Pad Logon

The BI Launch Pad is designed for maximum productivity. Its user interface (UI) is simple and intuitive, making it easy to access, view, organize, and manage your BI objects.

The BI Launch Pad application runs in a web browser and is the main interface for working with objects in the BI platform. You use the BI Launch Pad to perform the following tasks:

  • Access and organize Crystal reports, Web Intelligence documents, and other objects.
  • View information in a web browser, export it to other business applications (such as Microsoft Excel), and save it to a specified location.
  • Use analytic tools to explore business information in detail.

Before you can log on to the BI Launch Pad application, you must have Chrome installed on your computer.

Logging Out from the BI Launch Pad

When you have finished working in the BI Launch Pad, remember to close your session for improve system performance.

Help in the BI Launch Pad

Built-in help in the product provides access to all documentation available at the time the software ships. It is accessible through the Help option present in the BI Launch Pad.

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