July 2019, 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 day performance against operational goals, and thus, need to be regularly produced. Often, the longer a given report has been in use the more people rely on it to be available when needed. Over time clusters of key reports are put in place for each functional area of the organization, and if managed well people get what they need when it’s needed.