Envisn's IBM Cognos Blog

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...

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...

By Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc.

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....

By Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc.

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...

By Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc.

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...

By Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc.

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...

Cognos Metadata Universe

by The Envisn Team on December 13, 2017

By Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc.

This blog article is the first in a series of articles on this subject. It’s not something that has been explored in depth to our knowledge and deserves move coverage....