The Envisn Team on April 30, 2019
By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.
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
By Elwood Philbrick, Envisn, Inc.
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....
The Envisn Team on March 29, 2018
No other area within Cognos is opaque as security. Within the application itself it’s difficult or impossible to get even the most basic questions answered without a lot...
The Envisn Team on February 28, 2018
In the first couple of blogs in this subject series we covered the major elements of the Cognos metadata universe and how to harness them for use. And one of our goals...
The Envisn Team on January 30, 2018
In the first blog in this series published last month we presented the four key data groups in the Cognos Metadata Universe and described them in some detail. These are...
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