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 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 […]