Envisn's IBM Cognos Blog

August, 2020 - By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.

With the expanded growth and broadening of Cognos Analytics has come the need for more flexibility and options in the area of deployments. This is...

June 2020, by Paul Hausser,  Envisn, Inc.

The first pandemic in our lifetime has resulted in more and more businesses and organizations requiring nearly everyone to work from home. For many this...

By Elwood Philbrick, Envisn, Inc.

This blog is different from any other we have done. All of our previous blogs have been about Cognos Analytics on subjects that help Cognos administrators learn...

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.

Perhaps the greatest undervalued asset within Cognos Analytics is the audit data that gets generated for virtually everything that happens inside the application. In...

By Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc.

In our previous blog article, Creating a Framework Manager (FM) Model for Cognos Audit Data, we talked about work that we’ve recently done to create dynamically modeled...

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...

What Cognos Users Really Want

by Rick Ryan on September 30, 2014

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.Often frustrated by their inability to get the information they need, Cognos users are looking to administrators for help in finding the right report without having to...

Is Cognos PowerPlay Dead?

by Rick Ryan on January 30, 2014

By Paul Hausser, Envisn, Inc.Introduced in 1990, Cognos PowerPlay set a new standard in terms of both ease of use and power in decision support technology. It quickly became the leading product...

February 27, 2013 by Rick Ryan, Envisn, Inc.IBM has managed to successfully integrate Cognos into the fold, maintaining and improving its position in the BI market while leveraging the Cognos...