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IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio

IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Author Filip Draskovic
ISBN-10 9780132656757
Release 2011-10
Pages 278
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Take your IBM Cognos reports to a new level: learn from advanced reports taken straight from the classrooms of top IBM Cognos instructors! • •Fully reflects the expert-level design challenges IBM Cognos report developers encounter most often. •A combined tutorial and cookbook that demonstrates real-world solutions and integrates the authors' personal experiences as IBM Cognos instructors. •Shows how to create 'consumer-friendly' reports, match reports to analysis, override data models, and use the newest Cognos 10 features. In this book, two leading IBM Cognos instructors show experienced Cognos users exactly how to take their reporting to the next level. Drawing on the best examples they've created in response to their students' real business challenges, the authors show how to design reports more effectively, prepare complex queries that run more efficiently, overcome common reporting problems, and generate more meaningful information. The authors share personal insights and examples from their unsurpassed experience working with hundreds of users of IBM Cognos reporting tools in multiple business roles and environments. Combining a step-by-step tutorial and 'cookbook' approach, they provide multiple reporting examples that professionals can easily adapt to their own requirements. Coverage includes: • •Creating consumer-friendly reports. •Understanding and utilizing the report hierarchy. •Knowing when and how to override the data model. •Mastering advanced reporting techniques, including new advances in Version 10



IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio

IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Author Filip Draskovic
ISBN-10 9780132656948
Release 2011-10-18
Pages 320
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IBM Cognos 10 is the next generation of the leading performance management, analysis, and reporting standard for mid- to large-sized companies. One of the most exciting and useful aspects of IBM Cognos software is its powerful custom report creation capabilities. After learning the basics, report authors in the enterprise need to apply the technology to reports in their actual, complex work environment. This book provides that advanced know how. Using practical examples based on years of teaching experiences as IBM Cognos instructors, the authors provide you with examples of typical advanced reporting designs and complex queries in reports. The reporting solutions in this book can be directly used in a variety of real-world scenarios to provide answers to your business problems today. The complexity of the queries and the application of design principles go well beyond basic course content or introductory books. IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio: Practical Examples will help you find the answers to specific questions based on your data and your business model. It will use a combination tutorial and cookbook approach to show real-world IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio solutions. If you are still using IBM Cognos 8 BI Report Studio, many of the examples have been tested against this platform as well. The final chapter has been dedicated to showing those features that are unique to the latest version of this powerful reporting solution.



IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager

IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager Author Terry Curran
ISBN-10 9781849685771
Release 2013-05-22
Pages 186
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Presented in a hands-on style, this guide presents you with real world examples to guide you through every process step by step.This book will be useful for any developer, novice or expert, who uses Framework Manager to build packages, but wants to expand their knowledge even further.



IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10 The Official Guide

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10  The Official Guide Author Dan Volitich
ISBN-10 9780071775922
Release 2012-04-27
Pages 752
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The only authorized guide to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10.1 Updated for the latest release of the software, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10: The Official Guide explains how to create, implement, and manage an enterprise BI solution. Maximize all of the new and enhanced features, including the powerful modeling, monitoring, and analytics capabilities. Build and deliver reports that foster informed business decisions and better results. Filled with real-world examples and expert advice, this practical resource is ideal for anyone working with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10.1--from administrators to end users. Monitor performance using dashboards and scorecards Assign user roles and privileges Provide a single access point to application-specific data via Cognos Connection Access content from Microsoft Office applications and mobile devices Collect and analyze BI data in an interactive dashboard with Cognos Business Insight Use Cognos Administration tools for system management Implement appropriate security measures Create BI reports with relational and dimensional data using Business Insight Advanced Use Report Studio to build dimensional reports and statistical analyses Identify and deliver mission-critical information using Event Studio Monitor business performance with Metric Studio Create, modify, organize, and publish a model in Framework Manager Ensure report integrity with Lifecycle Manager



IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10 1 Dashboarding Cookbook

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10  1 Dashboarding Cookbook Author Ankit Garg
ISBN-10 9781849685832
Release 2012-07-20
Pages 206
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Create custom dashboards and share using IBM Cognos BI 10.1



IBM Cognos 8 Report Studio Cookbook

IBM Cognos 8 Report Studio Cookbook Author Abhishek Sanghani
ISBN-10 9781849680356
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 252
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Written in cookbook style, this book offers learning and techniques through recipes. It contains step-by-step instructions for Report Studio 8 users to author effective reports. The book is designed in such a way that you can refer to things chapter by chapter, and read them in no particular order. You will see a new fictional business case in each recipe that will relate to a real-life problem and then you will learn how to crack it in Report Studio. If you are a Business Intelligence or MIS Developer (programmer) working on Cognos Report Studio who wants to author impressive reports by putting to use what this tool has to offer, this book is for you. You could also be a Business Analyst or Power User who authors his own reports and wants to look beyond the conventional features of Report Studio 8. This book assumes that you can do basic authoring, are aware of the Cognos architecture, and are familiar with Studio.



IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Cookbook

IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Cookbook Author Ahmed Lashin
ISBN-10 1849688206
Release 2013
Pages 364
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This Cookbook contains step-by-step instructions for Report Studio 10.1 users to author effective reports. The book is designed in a way that you can refer to it chapter by chapter, look at the list of recipes and read them in no particular order.The Cognos 10.1 Report Studio Cookbook is for you if you are a Business Intelligence Developer who is working on IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio and wants to author impressive reports by putting to use what this tool has to offer. It is also ideal you are a Business Analyst or Power User who authors his own reports and wants to look beyond the conventional features of IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio.This book assumes that you are familiar with the architecture of IBM Cognos 10. You should also have basic knowledge of IBM Cognos Report Studio and can do the basic report authoring tasks.



IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10 1 Handbook

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10 1 Handbook Author Dean Browne
ISBN-10 9780738434810
Release 2010-10-25
Pages 572
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IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence (BI) helps organizations meet strategic objectives and provides real value for the business by delivering the information everyone needs while also reducing the burden on IT. This IBM Redbooks® publication addresses IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1. You can use this book to: - Understand core features of IBM Cognos BI V10.1 - Realize the full potential of IBM Cognos BI - Learn by example with practical scenarios This book uses a fictional business scenario to demonstrate the power of IBM Cognos BI. The book is primarily focused on the roles of Advanced Business User, Professional Report Author, Modeler, Administrator, and IT Architect.



IBM Cognos TM1 The Official Guide

IBM Cognos TM1 The Official Guide Author Karsten Oehler
ISBN-10 9780071765695
Release 2012-03-14
Pages 777
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Explains how to create and manage performance management solutions using IBM Cognos TM1, covering such topics as planning, forecasting, and scenario analytic solutions.



IBM Cognos BI v10 2 Administration Essentials

IBM Cognos BI v10 2 Administration Essentials Author Khalid Mehmood Awan
ISBN-10 9781782171799
Release 2014-01-24
Pages 128
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A practical and fast-paced guide, with step-by-step explanations to give you all the information you need to know the power of Cognos BI Administration. If you are a Cognos BI administrator or architect, this is the book for you. You must have basic knowledge of databases and business intelligence. You also need to be familiar with Cognos BI and must have worked in any section of reports studio, modelling or maps, to get the best out of this book.



IBM Cognos Dynamic Query

IBM Cognos Dynamic Query Author Nigel Campbell
ISBN-10 9780738438726
Release 2013-09-12
Pages 124
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This IBM® Redbooks® publication explains how IBM Cognos® Business Intelligence (BI) administrators, authors, modelers, and power users can use the dynamic query layer effectively. It provides guidance for determining which technology within the dynamic query layer can best satisfy your business requirements. Administrators can learn how to tune the query service effectively and preferred practices for managing their business intelligence content. This book includes information about metadata modeling of relational data sources with IBM Cognos Framework Manager. It includes considerations that can help you author high-performing applications that satisfy analytical requirements of users. This book provides guidance for troubleshooting issues related to the dynamic query layer of Cognos BI. Related documents: Solution Guide : Big Data Analytics with IBM Cognos BI Dynamic Query Blog post : IBM Cognos Dynamic Query Extensibility



Learning IBM Watson Analytics

Learning IBM Watson Analytics Author James D Miller
ISBN-10 9781785882807
Release 2016-03-28
Pages 244
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Make the most advanced predictive analytical processes easy using Watson Analytics with this easy-to-follow practical guide About This Book This is the first and the only book on IBM Watson Analytics, and it shows you how to leverage Watson in an enterprise environment through rich use cases Incorporate Watson Analytics into your business strategy and confidently add this cutting edge expertise to your resume This book is written by James D Miller, IBM-certified expert and accomplished Director and Sr. Project Leader Who This Book Is For If you want to perform data discovery and analysis and make sense of data you have, this book for you. Data scientists can also use this book to explore a new way to perform data analysis tasks on cloud with ease. This book does not require a programming background. What You Will Learn Study the language of Watson while you discover how easy it is to access and configure Review what a Watson use case is, why it's important, and how to identify one Design Watson Analytical solutions based upon your use cases Understand the basic concepts behind the content analysis cycle and where Watson fits in Explore all the features of Watson, such as Explore, Predict, and Assemble Customize and extend your Watson solutions Use Watson at the Enterprise level Integrate Watson with other toolsets In Detail Today, only a small portion of businesses actually use a real analytical tool as part of routine decision making. IBM Watson Analytics is changing that making the most advanced and predictive analytical techniques understandable and usable for any industry. This book will be the vital tour guide for your trip, starting with what IBM Watson Analytics is. We'll start off with introduction to Watson Analytics and then quickly move on to various use cases under which one can use the different analytics functionalities offered by Watson. During the course of the book, you will learn how to design solutions, and customize and extend Watson analytics. We will conclude by taking Watson Analytics to enterprise and integrating it with other solutions (other IBM solutions and analytics). Now is the time for you to learn IBM Watson to compete in the world. Style and approach Watson provides individuals with the ability to perform sophisticated data discovery and analysis without all of the complexity that usually goes along with it. This book will get you started with Watson analytics and how you can use it in day-to-day data analysis. The book introduces the key concepts and terminology and then uses practical use case examples to reinforce your understanding.



IBM Cognos TM1 Cookbook

IBM Cognos TM1 Cookbook Author Ankit Garg
ISBN-10 9781849682114
Release 2011-12-15
Pages 490
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Annotation IBM Cognos TM1 is one of the most popular multidimensional analysis tools used to build collaborative planning, budgeting and forecasting solutions, as well as analytical and reporting applications. This cube-based technology does fast number crunching at the server end and helps end customers move away from manual and tedious planning, budgeting, and analytics processes.IBM Cognos TM1 Cookbook is a complete manual to building and managing applications with IBM Cognos TM1.Every important aspect of TM1 is covered with the help of practical recipes, which will make you well acquainted with the tool and you will be ready to take on TM1 projects in the real world. Existing TM1 users and developers will also benefit from the practical recipes covered in the book.The book will start with a chapter focusing on fundamentals of MOLAP and dimensional modeling, which forms the foundation on which IBM Cognos TM1 is based. Thereafter chapters will be more TM1-specific, starting with an introduction on dimensions and cubes and how to create and manage them. Further chapters will dig deeper into TM1 objects and rules.Then we will learn the more advanced features of TM1 such as automating common processes using scripts, customizing drill paths, using rules for advanced modeling, converting currencies, modeling for different fiscal requirements, and more.At the end of the book, we will cover how to present data and reports, workflows, and TM1 application security.



Mastering XPages

Mastering XPages Author Martin Donnelly
ISBN-10 9780133373400
Release 2014-04-18
Pages 1168
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IBM's Best-Selling Guide to XPages Development–Now Updated and Expanded for Lotus Notes/Domino 9.0.1 XPages instantly revolutionized Notes/Domino application development, and the newest versions deliver unprecedented performance and flexibility. Now, the popular insider's guide to XPages development has been updated and expanded to reflect all these improvements, through IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 and beyond. Three key members of the IBM XPages team have brought together comprehensive knowledge for delivering outstanding solutions. They have added several hundred pages of new content, including four new chapters. Drawing on their unsurpassed experience, they present new tips, samples, and best practices reflecting the platform's growing maturity. Writing for both XPages newcomers and experts, they cover the entire project lifecycle, including problem debugging, performance optimization, and application scalability. This second edition of Mastering XPages fully addresses enhancements to the XPages data sources for Domino views and documents; the latest XPages mobile library; the new Domino Designer Server-Side JavaScript debugger; and improvements to integrated technologies such as Dojo and CKEditor. Nearly every chapter contains at least one downloadable sample application, offering extensive hands-on practice. This guide concludes with complete references to XSP tags, relevant Java/JavaScript classes, and XSP style classes. Coverage includes * Understanding XPages' development paradigm, tooling, runtime framework, and application architecture * Configuring Domino Designer and integrating XPages Extension Library * Constructing application logic and using data binding controls * Reading/writing Notes documents: from use cases to design properties * Using Views, including examples of accessing calendars via REST * Making the most of Notes/Domino 9.0's new DataView control * Coding: from the basics to fully customized behavior * Advanced scripting: AJAX, Dojo, @Functions, managed beans, and more * Extending the Rich Text Editor's functionality * Building and consuming new controls with Extensibility APIs * Taking web applications offline in the Notes client * Building mobile apps: controls, design patterns, and best practices * Debugging Server-Side JavaScript with Domino Designer 9.0 * Creating apps that look and work great–for local and global audiences * Systematically optimizing performance and scalability * Protecting data and users: leveraging Domino and Notes security models



Workload Optimized Systems Tuning POWER7 for Analytics

Workload Optimized Systems  Tuning POWER7 for Analytics Author Dino Quintero
ISBN-10 9780738437323
Release 2013-04-14
Pages 200
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This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses topics to help clients to take advantage of the virtualization strengths of the POWER® platform to solve system resource utilization challenges and maximize system throughput and capacity. This publication examines the tools, utilities, documentation, and other resources available to help technical teams provide business solutions and support for Cognos® Business Intelligence (BI) and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS®) on Power SystemsTM virtualized environments. This book addresses topics to help address complex high availability requirements, help maximize the availability of systems, and provide expert-level documentation to the worldwide support teams. This book strengthens the position of the Cognos and SPSS solutions with a well-defined and documented deployment model within a POWER system virtualized environment. This model provides clients with a planned foundation for security, scaling, capacity, resilience, and optimization. This book is targeted toward technical professionals (BI consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) who are responsible for providing Smart Analytics solutions and support for Cognos and SPSS on Power Systems.



Getting Started with Spiceworks

Getting Started with Spiceworks Author Darren Schoen
ISBN-10 9781782166856
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 124
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This book will have a getting started approach, thus making it easy for the readers to understand and learn Spiceworks.This book is for any IT pro who wants to make their day easier. With this book, you can go from installing Spiceworks to having a good working knowledge of it in a single afternoon, no Spiceworks experience required! This book assumes no prior experience with Spiceworks. Knowledge of Linux System administration is expected.



Project Management with the IBM Rational Unified Process

Project Management with the IBM Rational Unified Process Author R. Dennis Gibbs
ISBN-10 0132704404
Release 2006-07-27
Pages 312
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· Master win–win techniques for managing outsourced and offshore projects, from procurement and risk mitigation to maintenance · Use RUP to implement best-practice project management throughout the software development lifecycle · Overcome key management challenges, from changing requirements to managing user expectations The Hands-On, Start-to-Finish Guide to Managing Software Projects with the IBM® Rational Unified Process® This is the definitive guide to managing software development projects with the IBM Rational Unified Process (RUP®). Drawing on his extensive experience managing projects with the RUP, R. Dennis Gibbs covers the entire development lifecycle, from planning and requirements to post-mortems and system maintenance. Gibbs offers especially valuable insights into using the RUP to manage outsourced projects and any project relying on distributed development teams—outsourced, insourced, or both. This “from the trenches” guidebook is invaluable for anyone interested in best practices for managing software development: project managers, team leaders, procurement and contracting specialists, quality assurance and software process professionals, consultants, and developers. If you’re already using the RUP, Gibbs will help you more effectively use it. Whatever your role or the RUP experience, you’ll learn ways to · Simplify and streamline the management of any large-scale or outsourced project · Overcome the challenges of using the RUP in software project management · Optimize software procurement and supplier relationships, from Request for Proposals (RFPs) and contracts to delivery · Staff high-performance project teams and project management offices · Establish productive, consistent development environments · Run effective project kickoffs · Systematically identify and mitigate project risks · Manage the technical and business challenges of changing requirements · Organize iterations and testing in incremental development processes · Transition new systems into service: from managing expectations to migrating data · Plan system maintenance and implement effective change control · Learn all you can from project post-mortems—and put those lessons into practice