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Report Authoring

by Abhishek Sanghani Ahmed Lashin | September 2013 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles IBM

In this article by Ahmed Lashin and Abhishek Sanghani, authors of the book IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Cookbook Second Edition, talks about the basic concepts of authoring reports in IBM Cognos Report Studio.

In this article, we will cover the following:

  • Summary filters and detail filters
  • Sorting grouped values
  • Aggregation and rollup aggregation
  • Implementing if-then-else in filters
  • Formatting data – dates, numbers, and percentages
  • Creating sections
  • Hiding columns in crosstabs
  • Prompts – display value versus use value
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IBM Cognos Insight

by Sanjeev Datta | September 2013 | Enterprise Articles IBM

This article by Sanjeev Datta, the author of the book IBM Cognos Insight, provides you with an example case for IBM Cognos Insight. It also discusses how to Use Analytics successfully.

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Model Design Accelerator

by Terry Curran | July 2013 | Enterprise Articles IBM

In this article by Terry Curran, the author of the book IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager, we discuss Model Design Accelerator.

Model Design Accelerator is an extension of Framework Manager which has been designed to simplify the design and creation of a single fact relational star schema model. Model Design Accelerator can be used to create a relational star schema model that adheres to proven modeling practice.

This article covers the following topics:

  • The Model Design Accelerator user interface
  • Starting Model Design Accelerator
  • Adding tables
  • Adding joins
  • Generating Framework Manager models
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IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced

by Dustin Adkison | June 2013 | Enterprise Articles IBM

The article, IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced, covers the new tool, Cognos Workspace Advanced. This article by Dustin Adkison, author of IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced, will guide you to learn how Cognos Workspace Advanced allows basic developers to create high-quality reports and analyse in one interface. You will also learn about its direct interaction with Cognos Workspace for a seamless, single interface. This article covers in detail how to create new reports and analyses using Cognos Workspace Advanced.

Cognos Workspace Advanced is changing the game for business-level users in IBM Cognos BI. The product is designed to allow querying and analysis from a single interface. It interacts with and enhances Cognos Workspace and is part of the shared workspace concept within IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10.x.

In this article , we will look at:

  • Who should use Cognos Workspace Advanced?

  • Comparing Cognos Workspace Advanced to Cognos Query Studio and Cognos Analysis Studio.

  • Accessing Cognos Workspace Advanced.

  • Exploring the drag-and-drop interface and the right-click menu

  • Using external data.

  • The business case for Cognos Workspace Advanced.

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Customizing your IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 experience

by Barry Max Rosen | April 2013 | Enterprise Articles IBM

The article, IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3, helps you master the IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 client to become an expert at e-mail, calendaring and scheduling, contacts, to dos, and much more. This article by Barry Max Rosen, author of Instant IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 How-to, explains how IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 is highly customizable and works the way you want it to work.

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Introduction to Web Experience Factory

by Chelis Camargo Helmar Martens | September 2012 | Architecture & Analysis Enterprise Articles IBM Web Services

In this article by Chelis Camargo and Helmar Martens, the authors of IBM WebSphere Portal 8: Web Experience Factory and the Cloud we will introduce Web Experience Factory (WEF) as a rapid application development tool. We will focus on WEF's capability to build portal applications to run on IBM WebSphere Portal.

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IBM Cognos 10 BI dashboarding components

by Ankit Garg | July 2012 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles IBM

In this article by Ankit Garg, the author of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 Dashboarding Cookbook, you will learn about IBM Cognos 10 BI, which is the leading performance tool that enables users to monitor, measure, and manage corporate performance at a glance. With its dashboard capabilities, users can assemble and organize data in personalized dashboard views to support different decision-making requirements.

In this article we will be:

  • Introducing IBM Cognos 10 BI Cognos Connection
  • Exploring IBM Cognos Business Insight User Interface
  • Exploring IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced User Interface
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The Components of TM1

by James D. Miller | April 2012 | Enterprise Articles IBM

In this article by James D. Miller, author of IBM Cognos TM1 Developer's Certification Guide, we will identify and discuss each of the components of IBM Cognos TM1 that are covered in the current IBM Cognos TM1 Developer (Test COG-310) certification exam. The current exam assigns a weightage of 3 percent to this topic. The components of TM1 are divided into two basic types which are:

  • Client components
  • Sever components
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IBM DB2 9.7 Advanced Database Administration Cookbook

by Adrian Neagu Robert Pelletier | March 2012 | Beginner's Guides IBM

In this article by Adrian Neagu and Robert Pelletier, we will cover:

  • Setting up HADR by using the command line
  • Setting up HADR by using Control Center
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New Features in Notes/Domino 8.5.3 Development

by Barry Max Rosen Scott O'Keefe Tim Speed | January 2012 | Enterprise Articles IBM

IBM Lotus Domino software is a world class platform for critical business, collaboration, and messaging applications. You can create and share information effectively to make quick business decisions and streamline the way individuals and teams work. It is no longer just an e-mail tool, but a means of extending business communications to a new level. In order to utilize all the powerful features of the new release, you need to upgrade your existing system to Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3.

In this article by Tim Speed, Barry Rosen, and Scott O'Keffe, authors of IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3: Upgrader's Guide, we will cover the following features:

  • Composite applications
  • Lotus Component Designer
  • New Web 2.0 features
  • Lotus Expeditor
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