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Metadata Modeling Best Practice... is here now!

Looking for some best practice guidelines on how to model your metadata in Cognos Analytics Data Module? Then read on.... Metadata modeling has been a large part of using Cognos, all the way back from ReportNet through Cognos BI 8 and 10 and it's still fully integrated into Cognos Analytics 11....

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Enhance your Cognos Analytics experience with some Schematics!

Looking for some examples on what Schematics can bring to your Analytics Experience? Or just in need for visualizing data on an US Cartogram, a Periodic Table, an Office Floor plan, a Stadium or the UK Parliament? Then read on! We have just published 4 more Schematics examples to the...

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New Visualizations for Cognos Analytics in the Catalog - Aug 2020!

Looking for a Parallel coordinate, Organizational Chart, Examples on using Google charts, echarts, Fusioncharts or Highcharts? Then take a look at the Accelerator Catalog! In June we added a handful of custom visualization to support your needs for more visualizations out-of-the-box, ready-to...

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New Visualizations for Cognos Analytics in the Catalog!

Looking for a Population, custom Waterfall, Gantt, Gas Gauge or an advanced Sankey? Then take a look at the Accelerator Catalog! Today, we have published a handful of new visualizations to the catalog - these are samples that are ready to use, but we also share the source code so you can...

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Collision visualization - part 2!

How do I take the Collision visualization from the documentation and connect it to data inside Cognos Analytics? Well, read on.... Custom Visualization was introduced in Cognos Analytics 11.1.4 in Oct 2019 and that allows everyone to import custom specific visualizations from any JavaScript...

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Explaining the different offerings of IBM Cognos Analytics

Updated September 15, 2020 Updated IBM Cognos Analytics matrix. Updated July 10, 2020 Updated IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud Hosted deployment locations Updated June 6, 2020 Added Cloud Pak for Data to the Matrix and some other updates Updated February 21, 2020 Updated "Access to other...

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Faster Dashboards with HTTP/2

Although IBM Cognos Analytics doesn’t require a web server like Microsoft IIS or Apache HTTP Server to be configured for it, it is a best practice to do so as it is essential for load balancing certain requests and serving static content like icons and image files efficiently . Did you...

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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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IBM Cognos Analytics Forecasting: Comparison of R4 and R5

Differences between forecast results available in the IBM Cognos Analytics R4 and R5 can be encountered due to the forecasting algorithms enhancements in R5. As a result, long seasonal period in a seasonal model is often replaced by a shorter period, or it is omitted in favor of a non-seasonal...

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Use Aggregate to create a Custom Consolidation in Planning Analytics

If our TM1 and planning analytics modelers were all seeing and all knowing we wouldn't ever have to create a custom consolidation. Every roll-up of accounts, product, regions and anything else we want to report on and plan for would always be there in the TM1 cube. Our model creators aren't...

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