The only authorized guide to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10.1Updated for the latest release of the software, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10: The Official Guide explains how to create, implement, and manage an enterprise BI solution. Maximize all of the new and enhanced features, including the powerful modeling, monitoring, and analytics capabilities. Build and deliver reports that foster informed business decisions and better results. Filled with real-world examples and expert advice, this practical resource is ideal for anyone working with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10.1--from administrators to end users.
Monitor performance using dashboards and scorecardsAssign user roles and privilegesProvide a single access point to application-specific data via Cognos ConnectionAccess content from Microsoft Office applications and mobile devicesCollect and analyze BI data in an interactive dashboard with Cognos Business InsightUse Cognos Administration tools for system managementImplement appropriate security measuresCreate BI reports with relational and dimensional data using Business Insight AdvancedUse Report Studio to build dimensional reports and statistical analysesIdentify and deliver mission-critical information using Event StudioMonitor business performance with Metric StudioCreate, modify, organize, and publish a model in Framework ManagerEnsure report integrity with Lifecycle Manager
Dan Volitich is president and owner of John Daniel Associates, an Accredited IBM Cognos Service Partner which he co-founded in 1996 to serve the BI market. John Daniel designs, develops, and deploys enterprise-wide IBM Cognos reporting and analysis solutions for Fortune and mid-market companies, and is considered a technical leader with Cognos Accredited Partner status. Dan has over 20 years in the BI industry. Gerard Ruppert has been with John Daniel Associates since April, 2000 and has over 15 years experience in the BI industry. He has delivered successful data warehouse and BI solutions with his significant experience with the IBM Cognos suite of tools to both large enterprise and mid-market clients.
Part I: Introduction to Business Analytics and IBM Cognos 10 1. Introduction to Business Analytics 2. Monitoring Performance Using Dashboards and Scorecards 3. Introduction to IBM Cognos 10 Business Analytics 4. Enhanced Analytics Part II: Accessing and Using IBM Cognos 10 5. IBM Cognos Connection 6. Microsoft Office Solutions 7. IBM Cognos Business Insight Part III: Authoring Content with IBM Cognos 10 8. IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced--Relational10. Report Authoring--Relational Data 11. Report Authoring--Dimensional Data 12. Advanced Report Authoring 13. Statistical Reporting Overview 14. Event Management 15. Scorecards and Metrics Part IV: Administration of IBM Cognos 10 16. IBM Cognos Framework Manager Fundamentals 17. Queries, Relationships, and Determinants in IBM Cognos Framework Manager 18. Maintaining Models in IBM Cognos Framework Manager 19. Security 20. IBM Cognos Connection Management 21. IBM Cognos Lifecycle Manager Index