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Reports vs Dashboards or Reports + Dashboards?

We enjoy hearing about the many ways that you, our customers, are using Cognos Analytics. People from many different types of teams, industries, and skill levels are using Cognos Analytics to bring analytical insight to their work. After hearing from many different customers, however, I will...

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“Your data, your visuals” – Schematics in Reports with IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.5

With Cognos Analytics 11.1.5 report authors can now visualize data on a variety of custom graphics, such as illustrations, diagrams and maps via a new feature called “schematics”. Popular examples include airplane seating, floor maps, engine maps, stadium seating etc. Our approach is to use...

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IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.5 and Schematics/Non-Geo mapping in Reporting - a step by step guide

With the Cognos Analytics (CA) 11.1.5 release came also the option to include "Schematics" with your reports (dashboards will follow soon) - look at it as images with data points... In order to use Schematics / non-geo mapping with CA, it’s necessary to find/create SVG files and tag them with...

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New mobile reporting capabilities in Cognos Analytics

Mobile users of Cognos Analytics can now access more reports than ever before! Starting with Cognos Analytics 11.0.13 FP2 and Cognos Analytics 11.1.3, users of the IBM Cognos Mobile app will now be able to access standard reports (in classic view mode) from the app. You have the ability to run...

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How to use Float to dynamically scale a report for multiple mobile device sizes

We have created a video on how to create a report that scales appropriately across multiple device resolutions. On a large screen, the report displays 4 objects in a row before it moves to the next row. If I shrink my browser, the report layout adjusts automatically. If I shrink it all the way,...

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“Your data, Your visuals” - Custom Visualizations with IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.4

We are excited to release a new extensible visualization capability with Cognos 11.1.4! Users will now be allowed to expand the current OotB(Out-of-the-box) visualization library with beautiful custom JavaScript-based visualizations. Developers can build, validate and compile custom...

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11.1.4 new features in Reporting

Jupyter Notebook integration with reporting Jupyter Notebook allows data scientists working directly in Cognos Analytics environment, accessing Cognos Analytics data with the Notebook interface they are familiar using Python language. This powerful integration was introduced in 11.1.0...

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New Base Samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.4

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.4 contains the following new and updated Base Samples : Team content > Samples > Dashboards Country comparison: This sample dashboard has been updated to include the new KPI visualization. Team content > Samples > Explorations Coffee...

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Cognos Analytics - Data Sets

What is a Data Set A Data Set is a tabular result set that is stored in the Content Store. These can be created from a Framework Manager Package or a Data Module. These are saved as parquet files in the Content Store and are a binary columnar format that is compressed, more information on the...

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Content Maintenance and Content Store Size

Did you know that report output versions will never be deleted from the content store unless an administrator performs a content maintenance task? A huge content store is an indicator that there may very well be many report output versions stored in your database. Get a handle on the size of...

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