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Oracle® Communications Billing and Revenue Management Reports
Release 7.5

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1 About BRM Reports

This chapter provides an overview of Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management (BRM) Reports implemented with Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Publisher.

Introducing BRM Reports

BRM Reports is a set of report templates that you can use to track customer activity and billing. These templates are designed to be used with a BRM database and BI Publisher.

Before using BRM Reports, you should be familiar with basic BRM terms and concepts. For more information, see BRM Concepts.

You can run the reports from any Windows 2000 or Windows XP computer that has access to your BRM database.

You can display and print report results in tabular text format, a chart, or both. You can also save reports to disk, convert reports to Portable Document Format (PDF) or Rich Text Format (RTF), and display reports on HTML Web pages, all with BI Publisher. BI Publisher also supports XML data format.

Figure 1-1 shows the output for an AR Summary report:

Figure 1-1 AR Summary Report

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About the BRM Reports Packages

The BRM reports are distributed in the following packages:

About Customizing BRM Reports

Each report template includes a set of parameters that determines what data is extracted from the BRM database and how that data is displayed in the report output. To tailor the output for your needs, you specify values for the parameters when you run reports.

In addition, if you have BI Publisher design privileges and structured query language (SQL) experience, you can customize the report templates. For example:

For more information about customizing BRM reports, see the following topics: