BI Enterprise Reporting offers you the most efficient, scalable reporting solution available for complex, distributed environments. It provides a central architecture for generating and delivering information to employees, customers, and suppliers—both securely and in the right format. BI Enterprise Reporting reduces the high costs associated with the development, customization and maintenance of business documents; while increasing the efficiency of reports management. Furthermore, it reduces a company's dependency on third party software systems that are required to format business documents, reducing the complexity of your reporting infrastructure. Utilizing a set of familiar desktop tools such as Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office users can create and maintain their own report formats based on data extracts supplied by a multitude of sources.