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- The kind of access, such as view or edit, named in a security policy.
- A selection of data displayed in one or more views, such as a table or chart, to provide answers to business questions.
- Business intelligence objects such as analyses and dashboards that provide meaningful data to help with decision making.
- business intelligence
- Computer technology that transforms information relating to the history or current status of a business organization into more friendly forms used in strategic planning.
- 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 intelligence repository
- The metadata that determines all of the columns, or pieces of data, that you can include in analytics. You can also use the repository as a source of data for reports.
- business object
- A resource in an enterprise database, such as an invoice or purchase order.
- A collection of analyses and other content that gives in-depth insight to help with business decisions.
- data model
- The metadata that determines where data for a report comes from and how that data is retrieved.
- detailed report
- A comprehensive report that provides detailed information about the subject matter. When you link a detailed report to an infolet, users can click anywhere in the infolet area to drill down to that detailed report.
- Abbreviation for electronic data interchange.
- Acronym for Electronic Funds Transfer. A direct transfer of money from one account to another, such as an electronic payment of an amount owed a supplier by transferring money from a payer's disbursement bank account into the supplier's bank account.
- A flexible data field that you can configure such that it contains one or more segments or stores additional information. Each segment has a value and a meaning.
- flexfield segment
- An extensible data field that represents an attribute and captures a value corresponding to a predefined, single extension column in the database. A segment appears globally or based on a context of other captured information.
- global header
- The uppermost region in the user interface that remains the same no matter which page you're on.
- 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.
- job definition
- The metadata that determines what a job does and what options are available to users when they submit the scheduled process. A job is the executable for a scheduled process.
- performance tile
- A single, summary measure value displayed prominently with, in some cases, a trend line.
- performance tile report
- A summary report that shows data in the small infolet format. When you add a performance tile report to an infolet, users can see summary information about the subject matter.
- A grant of access to functions and data; a single, real world action on a single business object.
- A parameter that you set when you use analytics, limiting the data in the analysis or in all analyses on the dashboard or dashboard page (tab).
- Items in structured content types such as competencies, degrees, and language skills that have specific values and proficiency ratings.
- An output of select data in a predefined format that's optimized for printing.
- scheduled process
- A program that you run to process data and, in some cases, generate output as a report.
- Style template
- An .rtf template containing style information that's applied to report layout templates to achieve a consistent look and feel across reports.
- subject area
- A set of columns, or pieces of data, related to a specific business object or area.
- An .rtf or .xsl format that is defined once and used multiple times within a single report layout template or across multiple layout template files.
- task flow infolet
- An infolet that displays summary information about a task.
- A specific way to present the results of an analysis, for example as a table or graph. Other types of views, such as the title view, show other components of the analysis.
- work area
- A set of pages containing the tasks, searches, and other content you need to accomplish a business goal.
- 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.