IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide / Edition 1

IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide / Edition 1

by Dan Volitich
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide / Edition 1

The Only Authorized Guide to IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence

Develop, deploy, and maintain a complete BI solution across your enterprise. IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide shows you how to take full advantage of the robust service-oriented architecture and simplified role-based user interfaces. Learn how to create, share, and analyze data-rich reports that lead to increased productivity and better business decisions. Featuring real-world insight and expert tips, this is a must-have guide for IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence users of all levels, from administrators to end users.

  • Measure and monitor performance using dashboards and scorecards
  • Assign user roles and privileges
  • Provide complete and consistent access to a broad range of data sources via Cognos Connection
  • Use Cognos 8 Go! to extend BI to Office applications, mobile devices, and search engines
  • Enable business users to create reports with Query Studio
  • Develop new insights by exploring data in multiple dimensions and perspectives with Analysis Studio
  • Build Dimensional Reports with Report Studio
  • Use Event Studio to identify and deliver mission-critical information
  • Create, modify, organize, and publish a model from Cognos Framework Manager
  • Implement sound security measures
  • Take advantage of the management tools in Cognos Administration to ensure maximum reliability and availability

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071498524
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 05/07/2008
Pages: 700
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

Table of Contents



Part One: Introduction to Performance Management and IBM Cognos 8 BI

Chapter 1. Performance Management

Chapter 2. Managing Performance Using Dashboards and Scorecards

Chapter 3. Introduction to IBM Cognos 8 Business
Chapter 4. Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting for the Finance Office

Part Two: Accessing and Using IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence

Chapter 5. Cognos Connection I

Chapter 6. Cognos Connection II

Chapter 7. IBM Cognos 8 BI Consumer Modes

Part Three: Authoring IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence Content

Chapter 8. Self-Service Query Authoring

Chapter 9. Advanced Reporting I

Chapter 10. Advanced Reporting II

Chapter 11. Analytics Using Analysis Studio

Chapter 12. Advanced Reporting III

Chapter 13. Scorecards and Metrics

Chapter 14. Event Management

Part Four: Administration of IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence

Chapter 15. Building the Model with Framework Manager

Chapter 16. Framework Manager II

Chapter 17. Security

Chapter 18. Cognos Connection Management


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