This documentation supports the 20.02 version of BMC Helix Business Workflows.

To view the documentation for the current version, select 20.08 from the Product version menu.

Viewing reports

BMC Helix Business Workflows provides the following out-of-the-box reports:

Users can view the reports for only those records to which they have access. For information about permissions, see Data access model.


The following languages are not supported for reports:

  • Swedish
  • Dutch

To configure user groups

To view the BMC Helix Business Workflows reports in the Remedy Smart Reporting Admin console, you must configure user groups in Remedy Smart Reporting.

  1. Create a user group in the BMC Remedy Smart Reporting Admin console.
    For more information about creating user groups in the Remedy Smart Reporting Admin console, see  Managing Remedy Smart reporting user roles and groups Open link .
  2. Select Business Workflows Reports as the default dashboard for that user group.
  3. Add individual users, groups, roles, and so on as members of the group.

If a user is not a member of this user group, to view the reports, the user can manually add the Business Workflows Reports dashboard as the default dashboard. For more information, see To view reports.

To enable access to a case or article from a report

When you view a report, you can access the case or knowledge article by clicking the Launch case or View article link. To enable this access, you must add the BMC Helix Platform server details in the report configuration.

  1. As a user with the report administrator role, log in to BMC Helix Business Workflows and click Reports
    For more information about Reporting user roles, see  Managing Remedy Smart reporting user roles and groups Open link .
  2. On the Reporting workspace, click  and navigate to Administration > Configuration.
  3. On the System tab , click Custom Parameters
  4. In the SMART_APPS parameter field, enter the server name and port on which the BMC Helix Platform is running. 
    For example, if you have the BMC Helix Platform URL as http://<server name>:8008/com.bmc.arsys.rx.innovationstudio/index.html#, enter the set value of this parameter as http://<server name>:8008

  5. Save your configuration.

To view reports

  1. Log in to BMC Helix Business Workflows.

  2. Click Reports.


    To access the report, you must have the Case Business Analyst or Case Manager functional role.

  3. On the Reporting workspace, click , navigate to the Dashboard and perform the following steps:
    1. If you are unable to view the Business Workflows Reports on the first login, add the dashboard manually by clicking  and selecting Business Workflows Reports.
    2. On a subsequent login, to view the dashboard, click Dashboard

    The Business Workflows Reports dashboard displays various tabs of report categories. By default, the Case Reports tab is selected.

  4. Click a tab to view the reports. 

    • Hover over the icons in a report to perform the following actions:

      • View, print, export, and share the report.

      • View the report details in the table format.
      • View detailed report.
    • Perform the following actions on the detailed report:

      • Export, share, broadcast, and bookmark the report among other options. 

      • Use filters to restrict the report data.

  5. To go back to BMC Helix Business Workflows, click .

    Best Practice

    We recommend that you do not edit an out-of-the-box report. Instead, you create a copy of the report and then modify it. This ensures that you do not lose your changes after an upgrade. For more information about custom reports, see  Best Practices for Remedy Smart Reporting Open link .

    For more information about creating new reports, see Creating custom reports and charts Open link .
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