BIRT: Pass Parameters from Parent Dataset to Child Dataset

When developing BIRT reports, you will eventually come across a time when you need to pass a value from a parent data set query and use it as a parameter to in a child data set.  For example, within a PO report, you can create a data set that queries … Read More

Maximo Links of Interests: 5-9-2013

IBM Maximo Creating New Work Groups Setting up Data Restrictions in Security Groups KPI For PO's in WAPPR Status KPI For Completed Work Orders Log Zipper View Maximo Queue Data from UI Maximo Integration Framework Maximo … Read More

Troubleshoot Maximo BIRT Report Performance

Recently have was tasked to troubleshoot a custom BIRT report performance issue for a client for Maximo 7.1  The problem was that the report, which normally ran fine, was now taking over 30 minutes to run and eventually never ran at all, which then … Read More

Run Maximo BIRT reports locally

When it comes to BIRT reports, Jason Verly (@mygeekdaddy) is probably one to get guidance from on the web.  His latest post on how to run Maximo BIRT report tools locally is another great in depth tutorial. … Read More

BIRT Designer 3.7.1 Development Guide

With the recent update in Maximo, the BIRT engine has been upgraded.  Here is the newest development guide or view the PDF.  If you need the guide for Maximo version to you can go here or for Maximo version 7.1 you can go … Read More

Modifying the look of Maximo QBR Reports

One of the common questions posed by Maximo administrators is, 'How do I modify the QBR template?' The question makes perfect sense because once a QBR report is created in Maximo, it can be scheduled to run like a standard BIRT report or exported as … Read More

Maximo Links of Interest 6-25-2012

IBM Maximo Education Assistant Overview (V7.1) Maximo log types (PDF) Maximo log types (Flash with audio) Understanding Maximo 7.5 logging (PDF) Understanding Maximo 7.5 logging (Flash with audio) Understanding Maximo 7 Logging … Read More

Create a custom dialog to email a BIRT report

This tutorial on "How To Create A Custom Dialog Box In Maximo Allowing User To Email BIRT Report" comes from Daniel Ng and it's probably one of the best, if not the best Maximo tutorials out there, even better than mine!  I have to give credit where … Read More

Date Formatting in BIRT

Jason Verly is a great contributor in the Tivoli User Community and he has a great tip on using date formats in BIRT.  You can follow him on Twitter @mygeekdaddy or read updates on his website. … Read More

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