About ART (Advanced Reporting Tool)
ART is a customizable set of HMIS reports. It is available to at least one HMIS user at each agency. ART reports exist in addition to the basic reports on the HMIS Report tab. ART uses copy of the live database, and the copy is synchronized only once per day. ART reports open in a separate browser window.
With Business Objects functionality fully integrated into ServicePoint as ART (short for Advanced Reporting Tool), users have access to a wide variety of reports to handle everything from System Administration to Data Quality, Program Management, Case Management, and Outcome and Performance Measures. Because they are written using Business Objects each customer is then able to modify the reports as needed to meet any specific reporting requirements that they may have. For some this is incorporating custom fields they created; for others it may be modifying the graphics used in the report.
There are two types of ART users, each with different roles: