LAUNCH PAD (FORMERLY INFOVIEW)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CIRAS
BI LAUNCH PAD SIGN IN SCREEN
Clicking the link https://prodbi.illinois.gov/BOE/BI
to access reports will take you to the BI Launch pad sign in screen or to the Home screen. If the BI Launch pad screen is displayed. You will want to make sure to enter the credentials as follows:
Your illinois.gov id
Your illinois.gov password
When all credentials are entered, click the Log On Button located in lower right corner of screen
NAVIGATING HOME SCREEN
After completing the log in process, the Home Screen for BI Launch Pad is displayed.
The user's name will be displayed on the Toolbar.
There are 5 main areas of the Home Screen:
- My Recently Viewed Documents
- My Recently Run Documents
- My Inbox
- My Applications
Next to the Home Tab is the Documents Tab.
The Documents Tab will allow you to see what reports you have access to run.
Located at the bottom of the Documents Tab is the Folders Tab.
Click the Folders Tab in order to see what Folders / Reports you have access to view.
Located on the Folders Tab is Public Folders.
To view the Folders within Public Folders, click the plus sign located to the left to expand the folder.
The DHS Folder will be displayed. Click the plus sign located to the left to expand that folder.
The folder, or folders, the user has access to will now be displayed.
In this case, access is to all the folders within the CIRAS folder.
Double-click the folder to view the reports in the folder.
Reports will be displayed on the right side.
Viewing a report
- Right click on the report and click View.
- Or double-click on the report.
The Webi report is displayed.
In addition to the Home and Documents Tab, there is now a tab with the name of the report.
There are icons on the Toolbar to print , refresh , and export the report.
Click on Preferences to customize the settings.
Select the Documents tab, Folders, Select Public Folders, Browse Folder.
Click on the CIRAS folder, click on the Open button.
Click on the Save & Close button.
The CIRAS folder will be displayed when user clicks on the reports link to access the reports.