IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-28
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The only official guide to this market-leading suite of powerful BI tools Cognos 8 Business Intelligence delivers a complete range of BI capabilities--reporting, analysis, scorecarding, dashboards, business event management, and data integration, on a single, proven architecture. This official guide offers BI developers and architects, consultants, IT managers, and end-users full coverage of all the product's versatile features. Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide provides step-by-step instructions on developing, maintaining, and deploying a complete enterprise BI solution. Written by a Cognos expert who has been delivering BI solutions to Fortune 500 organizations for years, the book features real-world insight into the successful implementation of performance management solutions along with practical tips and techniques.

Author Biography

Dan Volitich is president and owner of John Daniel Associates, which has been a Cognos-exclusive partner serving the Business Intelligence market for more than a decade. In recognition of Dan's product expertise, John Daniel is one of 12 companies worldwide to have successfully completed all technical requirements for Cognos Accredited Partner status.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Performance Management and Cognos 8
Performance Management
Scorecarding and Dashboarding
Introduction to Cognos 8
Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting
Accessing and Using Cognos 8 Business Intelligence
Cognos Connection I
Cognos Connection II
Cognos 8 BI Consumer Modes
Authoring Cognos 8 Business Intelligence Content
Self-Service Report Authoring (Business Author)
Advanced Reporting I (Professional Author)
Advanced Reporting II (Professional Author)
Analytics (Business Analyst)
Scorecards and Metrics
Event Management
Microsoft Office Solutions
Framework Manager
Cognos Connection Management
Consumer Mode Management
Cognos Configuration
Cognos 8 Business Intelligence Architecture
Enterprise Integration of Cognos 8 Business Intelligence
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