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Updated Map Support Files

We have updated the spreadsheet files which contains the of admin boundaries types and the complete list polygon with names and aliases for the Cognos Analytics R9 release. Open the Box folder: https://ibm.box.com/s/9b7hl7hf55lybnhq5yhigxtoobijymev The file IBM CA 11 R9 Named Administrative...

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New French Regions in Cognos Analytics 11.0.9

Recently, the French parliament passed a law reducing the number of metropolitan regions. Cognos Analytics R9 has added the new region polygons. New and Unchanged Regions These new region polygons have been added: • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté • Bretagne • Centre-Val de...

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Refining Map Locations in #Cognos Analytics

There is a subtle yet critical difference in refining data items. Let’s imagine you are mapping post codes which always [1] need country as the refining data item. Perhaps my data looks like this: Country is in effect a parent item to Postal Code. In a dashboard map, I would specify the...

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Cognos Analytics Mapping enhancements in 11.0.6

Multiple admin boundary and postal code support with the integration of Pitney Bowes Polygons Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 saw the introduction of our integration with MapBox that provided highly scalable vector maps with street-level detail. With 11.0.6, we have integrated Pitney Bowes polygons...

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Video: Mapping and Geospatial Visualization in Cognos Analytics

Data is most valuable when it connects to the real world. Too often, it’s difficult to understand how massive spreadsheets relate to real-world events in a particular time and place. That’s where geospatial mapping capabilities can help. By making the connection between a particular data point...

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#Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 Mapping Walk Through

As you explore Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 and the new mapping capability we wanted to offer up a walk through including an Excel file with some data. To get started Download the R5 Mapping Walkthrough zip file . Extract the files Upload R5 Mapping Walkthrough Data.xlsx into Cognos ...

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#Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 Mapping and Visualization FAQ

This FAQ discusses the Cognos Analytics R5 mapping and RAVE 2 visualization functionality. 1 Mapping in Cognos Analytics R5 Cognos Analytics R5 sees the introduction of basic mapping capabilities to the product. This release is critical to establishing the technical foundation to allow us to...

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Announcing the latest Release (11.0.5) of #Cognos Analytics

Geospatial mapping features It’s been about a year since we launched Cognos Analytics to the market and we’ve continued to add more capabilities that give business users the power to create great-looking reports and dashboards themselves. We’ve enabled users to re-use content created by...

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