Cognos Analytics

Cognos Analytics Newsletter - February 2020

By YULIAN SUWANDA posted Thu February 20, 2020 06:58 AM



Product News


See what's new with Cognos Analytics version 11.1.5.

Smarter intent-based modeling, members in data tree, show SQL, and so much more! 
Read blog.

A step-by-step guide
 to use schematics/non-geo mapping in reporting.
Enhancements to dashboards.  Read blog.
Design News

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Analytics Heroes

Heather Gardner from Alliant Energy.  Read her story here.

Frances Fiorello from University of Florida.  Read her story here.


For everything you want to know about upgrading, see the new Upgrade Central.
Upcoming Events

Webinar: Shaping the Future of Data Prep with Offering Management. Feb 27.

Webinar: Ask Me Anything with Offering Management. Mar 3.

Workshop: London, UK
Cognos Analytics workshop by Aramar Solutions Limited at IBM South Bank.  Feb 28.

Workshop: United States
Motio and IBM are doing Cognos upgrade workshops from coast-to-coast.  Register here.
Feb 24 in Columbus.
Feb 27 in Minneapolis.

User Group: North Texas User Group meeting with LPA and IBM. Feb 27

Conference: THINK 2020
Register today and save $200.
May 4-7 in San Francisco.

User Groups: Multiple cities!  Read more.
Webinar Replays


Financial benefits of migrating your IBM Cognos Analytics application to the cloud.  Watch the replay here.

More advanced analytics and customization choices in Cognos Analytics 11.1.4: from time series forecasting to a new KPI visualization widget.  Watch the replay here.

New ways to interact with your data using Cognos Analytics 11.1.5.  Watch the replay here.
Tech Corner

IBM Cognos Analytics Forecasting: Comparison of R4 and R5.  Read blog

Reports vs Dashboards or Reports + Dashboards.  Read blog.

Whitelist email domains – have more control over your security!  Read blog.

Interactive Dashboarding on Big Data.  Read blog.
Cloud Corner

How to SFTP to Cognos Analytics on Cloud Hosted.  Read tech note.

Save Report Outputs to S3 (Simple Storage Service) is now available in Cognos Analytics on Cloud Hosted.  Read more here.

On-premises Corner

The three Cognos Query Modes explained.  Read blog.

Administration: OpenID Group Claims Support with Generic Namespace in Cognos Analytics 11.1.5.  Read blog.

SSAS pass-through Authentication and SSO with Kerberos for Cognos Analytics 11.  Read blog.

Recommended Videos

Accessing on-premises data with IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud 11.1.2+ using Secure Gateway.  Watch video.

Improve cash positioning with IBM Planning Analytics and IBM Cognos Analytics.  Watch demo.

See how North York General Hospital improves patient care with IBM Cognos Analytics.  Watch video.


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