Explorer 101 Reporting Training

Course #:WA2415

Explorer 101 Reporting Training

This 1/2 day interactive class is designed for users who are new to the Explorer thin client reporting tool.  Topics are specific to tasks that only apply to the Desktop Reporting tool. Topics include an overview of the Web Intelligence Desktop Reporting, logging In using Online and Offline modes, Using Personal Data files as data providers,  Importing and exporting documents and creating, Using Web Services and advanced formatting options. The course incorporates extensive hands on exercises to reinforce the learning process.


Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand what the Explorer tool is
  • How to Access the explorer tool from the BI Launchpad
  • How to View and Configure Information Spaces
  • Exporting Information Spaces to local file formats
  • Creating Information Spaces from Universes and Excel Documents
  • Building Exploration Views
  • Filtering Information Spaces and Exploration Views


  • Explorer  Overview
  • Explorer Features
  • Logging In to BI Launchpad
  • Searching Information Spaces
  • Viewing and Editing Information Spaces
  • Exporting Information Space Output
  • Creating Information Spaces from Universes and Excel Documents
  • Using Universe Filters
  • Filtering Data within Information Spaces
  • Saving Information Space data to local file outputs
  • Creating Exploration Views


This course is designed for New users who have had little or no experience.




1/2 Day

Outline of Explorer 101 Reporting Training

Chapter 1 - Overview

  • Explorer As a Tool
  • Explorer Features?
  • What is Explorer™?
  • Logging in to BI Launchpad
  • Accessing Explorer
  • Searching Information Spaces
  • Viewing Information Spaces
  • Information Space Properties
  • Exporting Information Space output
  • Managing Information Spaces

Chapter 2 – Creating Information Spaces and Exploration Views

  • Creating Information Spaces from Universes
  • Using Universe Filters
  • Filtering data within the Information Space
  • Creating Exploration Views
  • Creating Information Spaces and Exploration Views from Excel
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.