As developers, we do much of the custom development ourselves.
Whenever there are ways to do any of these tasks using existing modules or
software, it can help speed development time.
In working with Crystal Reports, I have recently been
introduced to Business Objects Enterprise Server XI. Enterprise Server
provides Business Intelligence developers with a portal for their business
intelligence content. This server can make a developers life easy, by easily
automating some Business Intelligence tasks you might try and do by coding
In this article we will go through 2 basic parts of the
Enterprise Server that can assist Developers in basic development tasks. Enterprise
Server is a large enterprise applications with a lot of different functionality
included. In this article we will look at scheduling reports to be sent to
other users. Also, we will look at the InfoView application that provides an
interface to your reports repository for end users.