FDS On Demand Reporting

Training Guide

This training guide contains instructions on how to how to access the Financial Data Store (FDS) on-demand reports interface, Columbia’s custom interface for running FDS reports.

The following topics are covered in this job aid:

  • How do I access FDS?
  • The Business Objects LaunchPad
  • How do I run a report on demand?
  • Visual feedback on required fields
  • Retained parameter values
  • How do I export a report (Excel, PDF, etc.)?

Advanced topics:

  • Searching for values within a report
  • Re-running a report with different parameters
  • How do I set up a report to run on a schedule?

View and download the FDS On-Demand Reporting training guide. 

Last Revision: January 2023