Entries by De Hsieh

Ironside Webinar Series: Select the Right Cognos 10.2.2 Tool for the Job

On February 24th,  Ironside hosted Select the Right Cognos 10.2.2 Tool for the Job: Real-Life Selection Process Leveraging Your use Case webinar, where Ironside’s Senior Consulant De Hsieh,  presented an in-depth look into which of the many Cognos tools available are right for which jobs. During this webinar we reviewed some of the issues your organization are […]

IBM Cognos Tabbed Report Design

Often times developers will get a request to create several different variations of a single report. While this can be done with user prompting or even multiple versions of a report, another option would be to create tabs within a report which would allow for the user to easily switch between variations. In this month’s […]

NECUG Meeting Sept 22, 2011 Littleton, MA

NECUG Meeting September 22nd, 2011 Littleton, MA Agenda 8:30 – 9:00 am Registration 9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome and Introduction 9:15 – 10:00 am Dashboard Design Tips (Featuring IBM Cognos 8.4 and a SQL Server Database) Presenter(s): Greg Novotony, Architect, Enterprise Business Intelligence & Analytics Greg will discuss best practices for designing dashboards and […]

IBM Cognos 10- Business Insight Explained

As we mentioned in last month’s newsletter we will be featuring articles regarding IBM Cognos 10 for the next several months in order to bring our subscribers up to speed on the newest IBM Cognos offering. In prior months we had discussed our initial reaction to IBM Cognos 10, Active Reports and this month we […]

IBM Cognos 8 Go! Mobile: The Next Step in BI Delivery

You’ve gone through the exercise of creating your data warehouse, developing a model and creating the most relevant and useful reports your organization could use. You’ve gone live: consumers have their logins and have been trained on how to receive their daily fill of data. There may be a few hiccups here and there but […]

The Relationship between Developer and Consumer

The relationship between the report developer and report consumer often times have very little definition, with neither side having a concise picture of the best alignment of roles and responsibilities. The report developer has a clear understanding of the capability of the tools whereas the consumer may not. Conversely the consumer has a unique understanding […]

Dynamic Prompting based on User Selection

In this month’s Tech Tips we’ll run through a demo on how to display dynamic prompts based on user selection. This is especially useful if you want to offer a lot of functionality in a report without confusing the user with a myriad of unnecessary prompting. Hidden prompts will appear when the user makes specific […]