Question: An auditor advised us to document (or rather describe) the reports we generate from our DW. Are there any standard formats we could use to do this?

Evan Levy's Answer: I don't know of any specific standards that represent a description of a report for auditing purposes. Most tools have their own format for data and report representation. If the goal is to represent reports in a graphical or illustrative manner, a file utilizing either PDF or XML might be sufficient.

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