Design guidelines and patterns provide a standards-based approach to designing an application. By using design patterns in all phases of product development, developers can spend more time innovating other areas of the product.
Design patterns also ensure consistency of experience across the entire enterprise. Users learn an interaction once, with the expectation that their experience will be the same in any application within the enterprise that they encounter.
The navigation tree on the left contains the list of key design patterns identified for a typical business intelligence (BI) application. Browse through the items in the navigation tree to find the most applicable pattern for your requirements.