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Most companies that invest in Business Intelligence technologies do so with high expectations of better decisions, more efficient processes and decreased cost. Others expect increased insight into spending, competition, and customer behavior or employee performance. The simple fact is that many BI implementations do not deliver on their expected value. Read more

Report Studio Advanced, the latest public class offering from the Ironside Group, is now available. If you are looking to improve your report writing skills with advanced techniques and tips and tricks to further enhance, customize and manage your report offerings then this course is for you. Courses are facilitated by our own veteran consultants to provide relevant, real world experience during training. Course class sizes will be kept small to ensure all participants receive the attention of the instructor during hands-on demos and workshops. Offered at a fraction of the cost of comparable courses, this Report Studio Advanced class will help to ensure the continued strategic and tactical success of all your BI initiatives.

Course: IBM Cognos 8 Report Studio Advanced (View Description)
When: August 16-17, 2010
Where: IBM Innovation Center (Newport Room), Waltham, MA (Boston)
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One of the issues with using text box prompts is the possibility of receiving incorrect, misspelled, or non-existent entries. This allows the report to run and return unexpected data. Recognizing this, a user would have to return to the prompt page to re-enter values into the text box prompt. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to automatically validate entries against some specified rules while remaining on the prompt page? Read more