- Retirement Date:
- 1st June 2022
- KBA Summary:
- BlastIQ™ Insights Create Report feature will be retired in June 2022, this article contains essential information and Frequently Asked Questions about the retirement of the functionality.
As part of Orica's BlastIQ™ digital product life cycle and migration to a newer a more performant technology, the BlastIQ™ Insights Create Report feature will be retired on the 1st of June 2022. All previously created reports will not be accessible from that date onwards.
Q: Why is the Create Report feature being retired?
A: This feature is provided and maintained by a third party vendor, it has known issues that the vendor has been unable to fix and it is not compatible with the new technology being used to build the more performant multiple blast dashboards.
Q: What will happen to the previously created reports?
A: The Saved Reports page that contains all previously created reports in HTML and PDF formats won't be accessible from the 1st of June 2022. Users are encouraged to download the PDF version of the desired reports and save them on BlastIQ™ File Storage - Blast Files for centralised storage and access.
Q: Will BlastIQ™ Insights get this functionality back?
A: BlastIQ™ Insights will be providing high value, interactive multiple blast dashboards rather than single blast printed reports. Users are encouraged to use the following alternatives according to their specific needs:
- SHOTPlus™ - Included in the BlastIQ™ Blast Control base offering and best for single blast reports.
- RDB Access - Not Included in the BlastIQ™ Blast Control base offering and best for multiple blast reports which can be customised to the exact user's needs, used in combination with other reporting tools, e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, others.