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Pentaho Documentation

Create Analysis, Interactive Reports, and Dashboards

Overview

Learn how to leverage the User Console to analyze data, create interactive reports, dashboard reports, and build integrated dashboards to share business intelligence solutions with others in your organization and on the internet.
 

The User Console is a web-based design environment where you can analyze data, create interactive reports, dashboard reports, and build integrated dashboards to share business intelligence solutions with others in your organization and on the internet. In addition to its design features, the User Console offers a wide variety of system administration features for configuring the Pentaho Server, maintaining Pentaho licenses, setting up security, managing report scheduling, and tailoring system performance to meet your requirements.

Prerequisites

Before you can work with the User Console, install the Pentaho software and configure the Pentaho Server.

Expertise

The User Console does not require any special skills or knowledge to use its design environment. However, to use its system administration features you should know where your data is stored and how to access it, as well as details about your system configuration and security providers.

Tools

Through the User Console you can access these Pentaho tools and features, as well as the Pentaho Repository on the Pentaho Server.

  • Analyzer
  • Interactive Reports
  • Dashboard Reports
  • Dashboard Designer
  • Data Source Wizard
  • Data Source Model Editor