Written as a practical guide, this book will show you how to manage your reporting environment using IBM Cognos 10 and make the most out of BI tools within your business - taking a hands-on approach to stimulate learning and develop your understanding,If you are an IBM Cognos or Business Intelligence developer or consultant, have a basic knowledge of Cognos 10 BI and a good level of understanding of Cognos 8 then this book is for you.
Intro IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Table of Contents IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Credits Foreword About the Author Acknowledgement About the Reviewers www.PacktPub.com Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more Why Subscribe? Free Access for Packt account holders Instant Updates on New Packt Books Preface What this book covers What you need for this book Who this book is for Conventions Reader feedback Customer support Errata Piracy Questions 1. IBM Cognos Connection Web-based reporting The welcome page Folder structures My Area Searching Running reports Scheduling reports Cutting, copying, pasting, and deleting objects Creating URLs, jobs, and report views The business case for Cognos Summary 2. Introducing IBM Cognos Workspace The self-service dashboard Adding content and content types Filtering Changing the formatting Sharing the dashboard The business case for Cognos Workspace Summary 3. IBM Cognos Active Reports What MHT files are How MHT files can be read Pros and cons Pros Cons The business case for Cognos Active Reports Interacting with Cognos Active Reports Opening Cognos Active Reports Navigating through Cognos Active Reports Summary 4. IBM Cognos Mobile Cognos Mobile on BlackBerry phones New features of IBM Cognos Mobile Interacting with Cognos Active Reports on mobile devices The future of IBM Cognos Mobile The business case for IBM Cognos Mobile Summary 5. IBM Cognos Query Studio Who should use Cognos Query Studio? Accessing Cognos Query Studio An introduction to metadata The drag-and-drop interface and the right-click menu Inserting content in a report Adding filters Creating a calculation Formatting your report. Incorporating charts Understanding your other buttons Saving and sharing reports The business case for Cognos Query Studio Summary 6. IBM Cognos Analysis Studio Who should use Cognos Analysis Studio? Accessing Cognos Analysis Studio An introduction to multidimensional data Exploring the drag-and-drop interface and the right-click menu Inserting dimensions and measures Adding context filters Drilling down and expanding data Replacing the existing dimension Nesting within the existing dimension Nesting below an existing dimension Creating calculations Incorporating charts Choosing a chart type Understanding the other buttons Saving and sharing Cognos Analysis Studio reports The business case for Cognos Analysis Studio Summary 7. IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced Who should use Cognos Workspace Advanced? Comparing to Cognos Query Studio and Cognos Analysis Studio Accessing Cognos Workspace Advanced Exploring the drag-and-drop interface and the right-click menu Adding objects to your report Adding data to your reports Drilling down Creating calculations Understanding the other buttons Using external data The business case for Cognos Workspace Advanced Summary 8. IBM Cognos Report Studio Who should use Cognos Report Studio Accessing Cognos Report Studio Cognos Report Studio report types The drag-and-drop interface and the right-click menu Understanding the different areas in Cognos Report Studio Adding objects to your report Adding data to your reports and formatting Exploring your queries with Query Explorer Setting up conditions Adding a prompt to filter results Understanding the other buttons Building Active Reports Designing your Active Report Choosing the Active Report component to use. The business case for Cognos Report Studio Reporting inside of the organization Reporting outside of the organization Summary 9. IBM Cognos Framework Manager Introduction to metadata Managing the model design project Rule 1 - gather information Rule 2 - learn to dance Rule 3 - take baby steps Rule 4 - know your audience Rule 5 - get buy-in and sign off Three-tier approach to model design Designing a database view of your data Designing a business view of your data Designing an end user view of your data Publishing a package The business case for Cognos Framework Manager Understanding the problem Understanding the solution Summary 10. Administration and Performance Tuning Deciding who should be an administrator Navigating the administration interface Monitoring the system in the Status tab Performance tuning the system Designing your security model The CAF External security Cognos BI security Capabilities How it all works together What people can do What people can see Adding data source connections Importing and exporting content Routing your requests using routing sets The business case for performance tuning The business case for administration Summary 11. Streamlining Common Administrator Tasks Bulk updating Framework Manager models Validating report objects Bulk updating reports Applying screen tips to report outputs Managing security Distributing portal tabs Standardizing headers and footers Backing up, restoring, and deploying content Documenting content, security, and models Content Documentation Security Documentation Model documentation Versioning content Archiving content outputs Retrieving deleted content The business case for add-on tools Summary 12. User Adoption. The beginning - executive sponsorship Building an internal user community The right development team matters How to partner with IBM and the partner community Feedback and its role in the development process Training is the key to success The business case user adoption Summary Index.
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