Nucleus Research, an independent IT market research company specializing in investigative research and ROI analysis of technology deployments, recently released the results of a study that looked at how users used corporate performance management (CPM) tools, what kinds of functionality they found most useful and also at the strengths and […]
Human beings have looked at data to help boost business since the beginning of time. Go back to the Roman times about 2,000 years ago wherein a merchant may have noticed that on the days wherein he puts a canopy over his wagon to serve as a shield from the […]
Every business owner knows that majority of the market is headed online. That is why websites are created in order to attract customers with solutions that could help solve their problems. Chances are, if you have a business, you have a website. But how do you know if your website […]
Business organizations of all types are increasingly using Scorecards as a tool to help their company track and reach organizational goals. So what exactly is Scorecarding? Scorecarding Scorecarding for strategy management is a way to share company goals with all employees, and keep them up-to-date on how well the organization […]
When using Cognos Express 10.2, you run into the issue of not having a few of the programs that you would typically find in the Cognos Enterprise. One important program is IBM Cognos Configuration. This is the program you will use to verify your Environment and Security criteria such as […]
One of the most powerful parts of Cognos Insight is the ability to add different themes to your workspace. This can cause your widgets to pop out a little more, and give a little more color. Sometimes we want a little bit more than what we are given in the […]
Dealing with dates in Cognos can sometimes be a daunting task. Dates should be straightforward, but sometimes they take extra work to get what you want. Your data is designed to list the date of the transaction, but maybe you only care about data on a per week, per month, […]
One of the benefits of Cognos insight is the ability to combine columns during the import process. This can help us when browsing the data through explore points. It is often beneficial to combine columns as it is easier to read, and not always necessary to sort by columns individually.