Envisn's IBM Cognos Blog

March 2020, By Elwood Philbrick, Envisn, Inc.

Documentation for Cognos Analytics is one of those things that doesn’t come with it. You have to create it yourself or look for a third-party product...

By Elwood Philbrick, Envisn, Inc.

It’s likely that most Cognos environments seldom, if ever, get a self-audit of their security when in reality it’s a great opportunity to determine if key parts...

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...

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 Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.

Our recent blogs on Cognos audit data have focused on getting it to where it can be used easily for anything you want to use it for. Once it’s been normalized this...

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.

Learning from our customers at the same time we’re helping them address a major issue is one of the most gratifying things we do. Here we showed a customer how to...

By Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc. The Cognos Content Store holds some incredibly powerful information within it that can make life much easier for those charged with administering and supporting the...