Envisn's IBM Cognos Blog

May  2019, by Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.

Of all the areas of Cognos administration the one that appears to cause the most anxiety is security. This likely is the result of the fact that there are...

March 29, 2018 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...

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 focuses on the biggest issues in the area of Cognos security as seen by Cognos administrators. It was collected informally from a series of questions...

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

Large, well established Cognos environments are often complex in how they are structured and...

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 Gary Larsen, Envisn, Inc. One of the more misunderstood areas of Cognos Security is how object permissions are set and how they need to be managed within Cognos. In this blog article we’re...

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,...

By Elwood Philbrick, Envisn, Inc.On any listing of topics related to Cognos BI, security is almost always at or near the top. This subject area consumes more time and effort of administrators...

By Rick Ryan - Envisn, Inc. Of all the Cognos subject related searches that are done on the web the one that usually tops the list is security. That subject is also number one in terms of the...