Row and column definition are essential components in the design and functionality of financial reports. Reporting trees magnify the power of these essential components and support flexible reporting as your business structure changes.
Financial reports that are not based on a reporting tree use only a fraction of the capabilities of Microsoft Office PerformancePoint 2007 Management Reporter. A reporting tree definition creates a sophisticated reporting structure. You can use multiply reporting tree definitions with the same row and column definitions to view your organization in different ways.