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Describe website traffic with maps (regions, points, and latitude/longitude)

The sample report named "Corporate website visits" showcases client-side mapping functionality in reporting. Maps demonstrate regions, points (normal, heat, and cluster), and latitude/longitude (normal, heat, and cluster). The maps display 2016 website visit data for the fictional Sample Outdoors Company website by Zip Code in California.

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About this accelerator

IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting is a web-based report authoring tool that professional report authors and developers use to build sophisticated, multiple-page, multiple-query reports against multiple databases. With Cognos Analytics - Reporting, you can create any reports that your organization requires, such as invoices, statements, and weekly sales and inventory reports. For more information, see Getting started in IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting.


Maps help you to do geographic analysis of data by using locations such as states, regions, and postal codes. Over 235, administrative boundaries and over 220, zip and postal codes in over 245 countries are supported. When you use a map in a dashboard, you can show data for multiple layers: regions, points, and latitude/longitude locations. For more information, see Maps.


Where to find this sample

This sample is pre-installed in your IBM Cognos Analytics environment. If you don't see it, please contact your Administrator. To open it, navigate to:
Team content > Samples > By feature > Core > Reports > Corporate website visits


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Additional details

  • Accelerator typeReport
  • IndustryRetail
  • Business functionMarketing
  • Product and version Cognos Analytics - 11.1.0 to Current
  • Author typeIBM
  • Company nameIBM
  • Author name IBM
  • Last modifiedMay 1st, 2020
  • Language English