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If you are using BusinessObjects XI instead of Cognos 8, see Chapter 7 for information about configuring the BusinessObjects environment for Argus Insight. IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence is the successful successor of Cognos Series 7. IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence is a completely reengineered. IBM Cognos 8 & 10 Planning is an integrated, scalable solution for planning, budgeting and forecasting. IBM Cognos Planning integrates operational and.

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Navigate to Administrative Tools and select Server Manager. For example if SQL needs access to an external hard drive which is not instantly available In this scenario, assuming that the Windows service is called “IBM Cognos 8”, perform the following: Cognos Metrics Studio to define and build advanced scorecards and share them with the rest of the organization in order to track and measure the evolution and trends of the key KPIs within the organisation.

Click the Connection tab. Technote troubleshooting Problem Abstract I.

Best Practices in Modelling IBM Cognos 8 Semantic Layers

Enter the cognow credentials to log in. In stead of copying the framework for every team, a segment can be created for the other teams. Click Close to exit.

Importing is by far the easiest way to allow for bulk changes. The system returns to the Add Module Mapping dialog box. In the Type field, select Oracle database.

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With these metrics dashboards that enable operational level to monitor performance against objectives, and strategic level “map” of corporate strategy and facilitate its transmission to all levels of the organization are built.

After each reboot, either: Click Next to continue through each of cognod Publish wizard screens until you have the option to publish the cogmos. When there are multiple columns for every language, the modeller can specify that the column name retrieved at runtime is dependent of the user language. Complete the publish process as follows: The cohnos occurs when there are multiple valid relationships. Cognos Framework Manager offers a well featured metadata modelling tool that allows a durable approach in modelling semantic layers.

It is recommended to use the Cognos Model Advisor. Not only objects within the same data source should be linked together but relationships between different data sources are needed as well.

A model query subject is also the best place to use macro functions and parameter maps to handle multilingual tables, containing a field for every language. Remember to run the impact analysis before publishing to gain insight at what reports will be cgnos. Verify that the following List Maintenance entries are configured.

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If these role services are already installed, click Cancel. Open the File menu and select Open. Within a namespace the modeller can use folders to group filters or query subjects. Table Reports for Argus Insight 7. To add the Everyone user group in the System Administrator role of Cognos:.


Go to Cognos Server and open the Cognos configuration. Navigate to Security, right-click Authentication, click New resource, and then select Namespace.

These objects can be of different types: In addition, you may need to surround the path in double quotes if it contains any spaces. It is a fairly complete BI software, yet manageable, and one of the BI market leaders. For example a district manager will only be able to query data of his district.

The system displays the Edit the connection string – Oracle pane. Select the Name check box to choose all the check boxes in cignos category, and click Next.

Aggregate tables are probably the single most cost effective measure in boosting reporting and datawarehouse performance.

A few more rows of data are not going to make a big difference in report performance. If the warnings are due to reasons other than a mail server connection failure, you should stop the process, check your configuration, and then restart the IBM Cognos 8 service.