Explore reporting tools in finance and operations apps

Dynamics 365
Supply Chain Management

A report is a structured presentation of data. Reporting presents data in a way that lets you make informed decisions by using data visualizations, dashboards, financial reporting, and structured documents. finance and operations apps provide several reporting tools that you can use to meet different reporting needs. This module will help you become familiar with the various reporting options that are available with finance and operations apps.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Learn about the capabilities of various reporting tools in finance and operations apps.
  • Determine which types of reports should be used.
  • Create and modify a report data source.
  • Learn about reporting and security requirements.
  • Deploy reports with PowerShell.
  • Deploy reports with Visual Studio.


  • Basic understanding of enterprise resource planning systems
  • Basic understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Experience using Visual Studio