Category: Report Builder

July 11, 2018
Seven Tips for Writing SCCM Dashboards

At the last Midwest Management Summit which was held at the Mall of America, I was stopped in the hallway after one of my SCCM reporting presentations. I was asked…

June 27, 2018
How to Start Editing SCCM Reports with Report Builder

Did you know that you need a Role-Based Administration (RBA) security role when you want to edit System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Current Branch or 2012 R2 reports with Report…

January 10, 2017
How to Change the AutoRefresh Time on a SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Report

By Garth Jones This question comes up from time to time, “I have a dashboard report and I want it to refresh automatically every two minutes. How can I do…

November 9, 2016
How to Set the Page Size for a ConfigMgr Report

By Garth Jones You took the time to make sure that your report fits perfectly onto a landscape-sized letter page (11 x 8.5 inches) or an A4 (210 x 297…

September 8, 2016
Dashboards for ConfigMgr

By Garth Jones I hear this all the time: I need a dashboard, but you can only create reports for ConfigMgr, so I need third-party software. Not true, I say!…

December 17, 2013
SCCM 2007 Built-in Reports Do NOT Open in Report Builder 1.0

By Garth Jones I was working on some of the built-in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (CM07) SSRS reports when I tried to access one of the reports via Report…

October 9, 2013
Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) or Report Builder (RB)?

By Garth Jones I often get asked why I always use Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) instead of Report Builder (RB), so this blog post will help to identify some…