Envisn's IBM Cognos Blog

March  2019, by Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.

Triggers are widely used across many Cognos environments, particularly larger ones where reports are often scheduled based on one or more dependent...

March 31, 2017 by Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.

If you’re a Cognos administrator there’s lots of key information you just need to have access to, especially in the area of security. Here we’re going...

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.This blog is focused on how to make visible the invisible in Cognos. Administrators need to be able to see Cognos Security the way they need to manage it.

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.Cognos audit data tables remain essentially unchanged since the release of Cognos 8.4 a few years ago so any extension of value from the audit data has to come from...

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.Released with the introduction of Cognos 10.1, IBM Cognos 10 Audit Extension was designed to fill in the cracks of audit coverage beyond the standard audit table...

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.The title of this article has to be taken in the context of how Cognos administrators would like to use Cognos audit data. Many would like to be able to use the...

September 30, 2013, by Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.Cognos security is a key foundation of every successful Cognos BI environment. And while no environment likely ever fails because of security,...

August 21, 2013, by Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.People new to administering or managing Cognos BI often assume that a lot of the information they need to manage their Cognos environment and Content...

June 27, 2013, by Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.One of the many challenges that Cognos BI users often face is the need to consolidate or merge one or more Cognos environments into another one. This...

By Elwood Philbrick - Envisn, Inc.This blog article is focused on some of the key things you need to know in order to effectively manage Cognos BI.