The Envisn Team on August 1, 2019
By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.
Nearly every Cognos environment that’s been operational for a period of time has a large number of scheduled reports. These reports are essential to managing day to...
The Envisn Team on June 19, 2019
By Elwood Philbrick, Envisn, Inc.
This blog is different from any other we have done. All of our previous blogs have been about Cognos Analytics on subjects that help Cognos administrators learn...
The Envisn Team on May 31, 2019
Of all the areas of Cognos administration the one that appears to cause the most anxiety is security. This likely is the result of the fact that there are so many...
The Envisn Team on April 30, 2019
Most institutional data used for reporting purposes comes from one or more data warehouses which are typically aggregations of internal transaction systems like SAP,...
The Envisn Team on March 28, 2019
Triggers are widely used across many Cognos environments, particularly larger ones where reports are often scheduled based on one or more dependent events being...
The Envisn Team on December 21, 2018
In this second part of this blog subject we are going to focus on some less traditional areas of impact analysis in Cognos Analytics but no less important. These...
The Envisn Team on October 17, 2018
Administering Cognos Analytics is mostly about managing change. Changes to reports, packages, models, security, triggers, schedules, etc. are ongoing. Doing this...
The Envisn Team on August 27, 2018
Previous blogs in this Cognos Metadata series focused capturing the metadata, the need to persist it and how to use it. Here we’ll be focusing on metadata drivers...
The Envisn Team on June 29, 2018
By Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc.
One of the goals we set at the beginning of this blog series on Cognos metadata was to access all of it and to be able to use all of it to answer virtually any question...
The Envisn Team on April 30, 2018
One of the ongoing major tasks in any Cognos environment is the need to manage change. Changes to ERP systems, databases, data sources, etc. occur on a regular basis....
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