The Envisn Team on April 1, 2021
By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.
One of the most frequently asked questions of Cognos administrators is, “What databases are we using, and where and how are we using them?” Virtually every manager wants...
The Envisn Team on February 2, 2021
Documentation in Cognos, where it exists at all, is generally thought of as something that is nice to have but is often only an afterthought. And if it’s being done...
The Envisn Team on October 29, 2020
One of the biggest challenges for any Cognos Analytics administrator is maintaining operational uptime for all content in the Content Store. This can be a challenge...
The Envisn Team on August 27, 2018
By Elwood Philbrick, Envisn, Inc.
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 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 was...
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...
The Envisn Team on September 29, 2017
This is something we began to explore with our...
The Envisn Team on January 31, 2017
Perhaps the greatest undervalued asset within Cognos Analytics is the audit data that gets generated for virtually everything that happens inside the application. In its...
The Envisn Team on May 26, 2016
The term Big Data is used everywhere today but does it really apply to your Cognos Content Store? It depends on what you mean by Big Data. The consensus definition of...
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