While this chapter provides an overview of WebFOCUS enterprise financial reporting, which is the most complete financial reporting solution your organization needs, this is just the beginning.
The rest of this book will introduce you to the WebFOCUS Financial Report Painter, which is the powerful, yet easy-to-use, financial report building tool created by Information Builders.
As you read about the WebFOCUS Financial Report Painter, you will begin to see more of its values, benefits, and advantages. Once you start to use it, you will learn how the full WebFOCUS financial reporting solution can fulfill the financial reporting requirements and improve the financial situation of your organization.
To learn how to use the WebFOCUS Financial Report Painter and find out more about its many features, see Creating Reports With the Financial Report Painter.
For hands-on experience, complete the exercises in Tutorial: Creating a Financial Report Using the Financial Report Painter, and Tutorial: Creating an Income Statement Using Unconsolidated Data.
You can also refer to Creating Financial Reports With Financial Modeling Language (FML), to discover the powerful language that drives the Financial Report Painter.
For more information about reporting against hierarchical data structures, see Describing Data for an FML Hierarchy.