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Welcome to the Cognos Analytics Community! 

Communicate directly with IBM subject matter experts, learn from the experiences of fellow Cognos users, and have the opportunity to share your own best practices! The Discussions tab great venue to ask questions of your peers and IBM subject matter experts to share best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and to learn from each other. Navigate to the Blogs tab to read about the latest and greatest, how-tos, best practices, and use cases from our experts and experienced product users. We would love for you to blog with us! IBMers can blog without approval. All other users please apply here to become a blogger. Lastly, don't forget to check up all of our upcoming Events as well as past resources located in the Library tab.


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  • Learning and certification opportunities
  • Participation in community challenges

You’ll also get information regarding our regional and virtual user group meetings, upcoming webinars, how-to blogs, and training. We invite you to participate and ask that you contact support@communitysite.ibm.com with any questions.

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Latest Discussions

  • Hi all, this support page: Taking ownership of a schedule - IBM Documentation describes how a schedule can be changed ti use another persons credentials. The bit I am puzzled by is the comment at the end of the page tha"t says " The schedule ...

  • Hi Team, I am having scheduled report, which is strong output in IBM Box folder. I need to append parameterized month and year in xls scheduled report. like MOR-JUL-2024 here JUL and 2024 will be parameter , Please guide me how to do it. Thanks ...

  • Hello Robert, Thank you very much for the reply, however in the dashboard of the Cognos 11.2.4 which I am using the option is not there. Can you please guide how I can enable it ? Please find the screenshot of the dashboard in Cognos 11.2.4 ------------------------------ ...

  • COGNOS 11.2.4 , it appears if user forgets to logoff and closes browser, the next time they open browser and attempt log in they get stuck in an endless redirect. The browser seems to think the cookie is valid and redirect them to home perspective, but ...

  • So we are currently in the organization in a stage which we are testing multiple BI tools. Part of the test is creating some automated report of the tables associated with a table, and the policies attached to them. So I was successfully authenticated ...

  • Hi Amy, Would it be possible to get a copy of your settings? We just switched to Azure and I would like to see what you did. Thanks much! Regina~ ------------------------------ Regina Adamy ------------------------------

Latest Blogs

  • Due to the complex integrated nature of the bundled experience with Cognos Analytics and Satellite Connector, our teams are taking extra care to ensure the implementation and migration approach from Secure Gateway to Satellite Connector are as seamless ...

  • We want to inform you that the Cognos Dashboard Embedded service on IBM Cloud Catalog is being phased out. All of your existing dashboards will continue to operate smoothly until support officially ends on September 30, 2024. To ensure a seamless ...

  • Another frabjous day! You can now edit Unions, intersects, and excepts With the release of Cognos Analytics (CA) 12.0.2, you can edit set operations (Unions, intersects, and excepts). This is an extension of the ability to edit views, which was introduced ...

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  • As we transition both Cognos and Planning Analytics to Satellite from Secure Gateway we are looking to minimize the number of inactive connections where possible. This will help us ensure a smoother migration of the connections our customers are utilizing. ...

  • The business intelligence (BI) software market is projected to surge to USD 27.9 billion by 2027, yet only 30% of employees use traditional BI tools, creating a huge gap between investment and impact. This is often due to their complexity. The ...

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  • In this blog I hope to show you how to make a typical microchart report more efficient and easier to write. Microcharts are a great way to visualise data and add visual flair to a report. Here is a very simple list, that shows the sales for each Product ...

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