by Rick Ryan - Envisn, Inc.
Managers or administrators are often faced with the task of consolidating or merging Cognos BI environments. This may result because of mergers, cost savings or simply a desire to have fewer environments to manage. Invariably the consolidation involves users and content that will be merged into a new or existing environment and this requires careful planning and flawless execution in order to be done successfully. The purpose of this article is to help you identify what you need to know and how to plan and execute a successful merger of Cognos environments.