Glossary


A | B | D | F | G | I | N | P | Q | R | S | W

A

action
The kind of access, such as view or edit, named in a security policy.
analysis
A selection of data displayed in one or more views, such as a table or chart, to provide answers to business questions.
analytics
Business intelligence objects such as analyses and dashboards that provide meaningful data to help with decision making.
autosuggest
Suggestions that automatically appear for a search field, even before you finish typing your search term. You can select any of the suggestions to run your search.

B

business intelligence catalog
The repository where all business intelligence objects, including analyses, reports, briefing books, and agents, are stored. The catalog contains separate folders for personal, shared, and modified objects.
business object
A resource in an enterprise database, such as an invoice or purchase order.

D

dashboard
A collection of analyses and other content that gives in-depth insight to help with business decisions.
dashboard
A page that gives quick access to key tasks and summary information for a business process or object.

F

filmstrip
The single strip of icons that you can use to open other pages. The strip appears between the global header and the page title.

G

The uppermost region in the user interface that remains the same no matter which page you're on.
The search in the global header that lets you search across many business objects.

I

incident
A collection of diagnostic information about a critical error, providing details about the state of the application when the issue occurred.
infolet
A small interactive widget on the home page that provides key information and actions for a specific area, for example your personal profile. Each infolet can have multiple views.

N

The menu in the global header that you can use to open the work areas and dashboards that you have access to.

P

panel tab
A tab that provides supplemental information or functionality for the page. Each panel tab is on the right side of the page, has an icon as the tab label, and slides out when you open the tab.
personalization
A change that users make to control the look or behavior of the application. Personalizations impact only the user making the change.
privilege
A grant of access to functions and data; a single, real world action on a single business object.
process set
A scheduled process that contains multiple individual processes or other process sets.

Q

Query By Example
The icon for filtering data in a table.

R

report
An output of select data in a predefined format that's optimized for printing.
role
Controls access to application functions and data.

S

scheduled process
A program that you run to process data and, in some cases, generate output as a report.
springboard
The grid of icons on the home page that you can use to open pages.

W

work area
A set of pages containing the tasks, searches, and other content you need to accomplish a business goal.
workflow
An automated process that passes a task from one user (or group of users) to another to view or act on. The task is routed in a logical sequence to achieve an end result.