IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio

IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio

Author: Filip Draskovic

Publisher: IBM Press

Published: 2012

Total Pages: 316

ISBN-13: 0132656752

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IBM Cognos 10 is the next generation of the leading performance management, analysis, and reporting standard for mid- to large-sized companies. One of the most exciting and useful aspects of IBM Cognos software is its powerful custom report creation capabilities. After learning the basics, report authors in the enterprise need to apply the technology to reports in their actual, complex work environment. This book provides that advanced know how. Using practical examples based on years of teaching experiences as IBM Cognos instructors, the authors provide you with examples of typical advanced reporting designs and complex queries in reports. The reporting solutions in this book can be directly used in a variety of real-world scenarios to provide answers to your business problems today. The complexity of the queries and the application of design principles go well beyond basic course content or introductory books. IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio: Practical Examples will help you find the answers to specific questions based on your data and your business model. It will use a combination tutorial and cookbook approach to show real-world IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio solutions. If you are still using IBM Cognos 8 BI Report Studio, many of the examples have been tested against this platform as well. The final chapter has been dedicated to showing those features that are unique to the latest version of this powerful reporting solution.


IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Cookbook, Second Edition

IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Cookbook, Second Edition

Author: Ahmed Lashin

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

Published: 2013-01-01

Total Pages: 529

ISBN-13: 1849688214

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This Cookbook contains step-by-step instructions for Report Studio 10.1 users to author effective reports. The book is designed in a way that you can refer to it chapter by chapter, look at the list of recipes and read them in no particular order.The Cognos 10.1 Report Studio Cookbook is for you if you are a Business Intelligence Developer who is working on IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio and wants to author impressive reports by putting to use what this tool has to offer. It is also ideal you are a Business Analyst or Power User who authors his own reports and wants to look beyond the conventional features of IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio.This book assumes that you are familiar with the architecture of IBM Cognos 10. You should also have basic knowledge of IBM Cognos Report Studio and can do the basic report authoring tasks.


IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10

Author: Sangeeta Gautam

Publisher:

Published: 2013

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9780132724722

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Maximize the Value of Business Intelligence with IBM Cognos v10 -- Hands-on, from Start to Finish This easy-to-use, hands-on guide brings together all the information and insight you need to drive maximum business value from IBM Cognos v10. Long-time IBM Cognos expert and product designer Sangeeta Gautam thoroughly illuminates Cognos BI v10's key capabilities: analysis, query, reporting, and dashboards. Gautam shows how to take full advantage of each key IBM Cognos feature, including brand-new innovations such as Active Reports and the new IBM Cognos Workspace report consumption environment. She concludes by walking you through successfully planning and implementing an integrated business intelligence solution using IBM's best-practice methodologies. The first and only guide of its kind, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10 offers expert insights for BI designers, architects, developers, administrators, project managers, nontechnical end-users, and partners throughout all areas of the business--from sales and marketing to operations and lines of business. If you're pursuing official IBM Cognos certification, you'll also find Cognos certification sample questions and information to help you with the certification process. Coverage Includes * Understanding IBM Cognos BI's components and open, extensible architecture * Working with IBM Cognos key "studio" tools: Analysis Studio, Query Studio, Report Studio, and Event Studio * Developing and managing powerful reports that draw on the rich capabilities of IBM Cognos Workspace and Workspace Advanced * Designing Star Schema databases and metadata models to answer the questions your organization cares about most * Efficiently maintaining and systematically securing IBM Cognos BI environments and their objects * Using IBM Cognos Connection as your single point of entry to all corporate data * Building interactive, easy-to-manage Active Reports for casual business users * Using new IBM Cognos BI v10.1 Dynamic Query Mode (DQM) to improve performance with complex heterogeneous data * Identifying, exploring, and exploiting hidden data relationships * Creating quick ad hoc queries that deliver fast answers * Establishing user and administrator roles


IBM Cognos Dynamic Query

IBM Cognos Dynamic Query

Author: Nigel Campbell

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Published: 2013-09-12

Total Pages: 124

ISBN-13: 0738438723

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication explains how IBM Cognos® Business Intelligence (BI) administrators, authors, modelers, and power users can use the dynamic query layer effectively. It provides guidance for determining which technology within the dynamic query layer can best satisfy your business requirements. Administrators can learn how to tune the query service effectively and preferred practices for managing their business intelligence content. This book includes information about metadata modeling of relational data sources with IBM Cognos Framework Manager. It includes considerations that can help you author high-performing applications that satisfy analytical requirements of users. This book provides guidance for troubleshooting issues related to the dynamic query layer of Cognos BI. Related documents: Solution Guide : Big Data Analytics with IBM Cognos BI Dynamic Query Blog post : IBM Cognos Dynamic Query Extensibility


IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager

IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager

Author: Terry Curran

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

Published: 2013-05-22

Total Pages: 261

ISBN-13: 1849685770

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Presented in a hands-on style, this guide presents you with real world examples to guide you through every process step by step.This book will be useful for any developer, novice or expert, who uses Framework Manager to build packages, but wants to expand their knowledge even further.


IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 Handbook

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 Handbook

Author: Dean Browne

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Published: 2010-10-25

Total Pages: 572

ISBN-13: 0738434817

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IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence (BI) helps organizations meet strategic objectives and provides real value for the business by delivering the information everyone needs while also reducing the burden on IT. This IBM Redbooks® publication addresses IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1. You can use this book to: - Understand core features of IBM Cognos BI V10.1 - Realize the full potential of IBM Cognos BI - Learn by example with practical scenarios This book uses a fictional business scenario to demonstrate the power of IBM Cognos BI. The book is primarily focused on the roles of Advanced Business User, Professional Report Author, Modeler, Administrator, and IT Architect.


IBM Cognos Business Intelligence

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence

Author: Dustin Adkison

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

Published: 2013-05-07

Total Pages: 401

ISBN-13: 1849683573

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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


IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10

Author: Sangeeta Gautam

Publisher: IBM Press

Published: 2012-11-20

Total Pages: 1171

ISBN-13: 013272474X

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Maximize the Value of Business Intelligence with IBM Cognos v10 -- Hands-on, from Start to Finish This easy-to-use, hands-on guide brings together all the information and insight you need to drive maximum business value from IBM Cognos v10. Long-time IBM Cognos expert and product designer Sangeeta Gautam thoroughly illuminates Cognos BI v10’s key capabilities: analysis, query, reporting, and dashboards. Gautam shows how to take full advantage of each key IBM Cognos feature, including brand-new innovations such as Active Reports and the new IBM Cognos Workspace report consumption environment. She concludes by walking you through successfully planning and implementing an integrated business intelligence solution using IBM’s best-practice methodologies. The first and only guide of its kind, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10 offers expert insights for BI designers, architects, developers, administrators, project managers, nontechnical end-users, and partners throughout all areas of the business—from sales and marketing to operations and lines of business. If you’re pursuing official IBM Cognos certification, you’ll also find Cognos certification sample questions and information to help you with the certification process. Coverage Includes • Understanding IBM Cognos BI’s components and open, extensible architecture • Working with IBM Cognos key “studio” tools: Analysis Studio, Query Studio, Report Studio, and Event Studio • Developing and managing powerful reports that draw on the rich capabilities of IBM Cognos Workspace and Workspace Advanced • Designing Star Schema databases and metadata models to answer the questions your organization cares about most • Efficiently maintaining and systematically securing IBM Cognos BI environments and their objects • Using IBM Cognos Connection as your single point of entry to all corporate data • Building interactive, easy-to-manage Active Reports for casual business users • Using new IBM Cognos BI v10.1 Dynamic Query Mode (DQM) to improve performance with complex heterogeneous data • Identifying, exploring, and exploiting hidden data relationships • Creating quick ad hoc queries that deliver fast answers • Establishing user and administrator roles