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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Version 10.2.0 Getting Started Guide
Note Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information in “Notices” on page 51. Product Information This document applies to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Version 10.2.0 and may also apply to subsequent releases. To check for newer versions of this document, visit the IBM Cognos Information Centers (). Licensed Materials - Property of IBM © Copyright IBM Corporation 2005, 2012. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Chapter 1. IBM Cognos Business Intelligence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 IBM Cognos Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 IBM Cognos Insight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 IBM Cognos Workspace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 IBM Cognos Report Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 IBM Cognos Event Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 IBM Cognos Metric Studio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 IBM Cognos Query Studio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 IBM Cognos Analysis Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 IBM Cognos Transformer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 How IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Viewing and Organizing Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Administration of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Scheduling Content. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 The IBM Cognos Software Development Kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Integrating with Other IBM Cognos Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Building IBM Cognos business intelligence applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Chapter 2. IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Example - Run a Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Example - Schedule a Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Example - Create a Portal Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Example - Work with a workspace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Example - Create a Statement-Style Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Example - Create a Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Example - Manage an Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Example - Monitor Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Example - Work with IBM Cognos Content in Microsoft Excel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Example - Create a Query . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Example - Create an Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 F . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 G . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 J . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 L . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 P . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005, 2012 iii
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Introduction This document is intended for use with IBM ® Cognos ® Business Intelligence. IBM Cognos BI is a Web-based business intelligence solution with integrated reporting, analysis, scorecarding, and event management features. This document introduces the IBM Cognos BI architecture and provides examples to illustrate key functionality. Finding information To find IBM Cognos product documentation on the web, including all translated documentation, access one of the IBM Cognos Information Centers (). Release Notes are published directly to Information Centers, and include links to the latest technotes and APARs. You can also read PDF versions of the product release notes and installation guides directly from IBM Cognos product disks. Accessibility Features Accessibility features help users who have a physical disability, such as restricted mobility or limited vision, to use information technology products. Some product components described in this document have accessibility features. For information

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