Reports out of Hyperion Planning are typically identified in 2 categories.
- Standard “canned” reports – These reports are used generically in a global aspect to report data in common formats and standardized views. These are often generated in volume and printed for presentations and executive review.
- Ad hoc reports – These reports are more flexible, often adjusted to explain current variances and market conditions. These reports are most likely generated by analysts and managers producing unique views to explain variances that exist at a point in time. The need to alter, change, and customize these reports are essential to identify and explaining current business conditions.