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Convergence Consulting Group presents RAVE, Rapidly Adaptive Visualization Engine at the IBM Cognos Central Florida User Group Meeting. ...

Convergence Consulting Group presents RAVE, Rapidly Adaptive Visualization Engine at the IBM Cognos Central Florida User Group Meeting.

What is RAVE? How do I use RAVE Visualizations? How do I install RAVE Visualizations? How do I modify an existing RAVE Visualization?

Demos include: Active Reports with RAVE Visualizations, Building a report in Cognos Workspace with RAVE, Visualization objects, Importing a RAVE Visualization into, Cognos and using it in a report and Updating an existing RAVE Visualization

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RAVE (Rapidly Adaptive Visualization Engine) - Cognos User Group Meeting Presentation by CCG RAVE (Rapidly Adaptive Visualization Engine) - Cognos User Group Meeting Presentation by CCG Presentation Transcript

  • IBM RAVE – Rapidly Adaptive Visualization Engine Cognos User Group Discussion Presented by Scott Fairbanks April 24th, 2014
  • • The Value of Data Visualizations • Overview of RAVE • What is it? • How do I use RAVE Visualizations? • How do I install RAVE Visualizations? • How do I modify an existing RAVE Visualization? • Demos • Active Reports with RAVE Visualizations • Building a report in Cognos Workspace with RAVE Visualization objects • Importing a RAVE Visualization into Cognos and using it in a report • Updating an existing RAVE Visualization Agenda
  • Anscombe’s Quartet was constructed by statistician Francis Anscombe in 1973 How do I interpret this data? Statistical Properties: • Mean • Variance • Correlation • Linear Regression * Anscombe, F. J. (1973). "Graphs in Statistical Analysis". American Statistician The same across all four datasets! Value of Data Visualizations
  • * Anscombe, F. J. (1973). "Graphs in Statistical Analysis". American Statistician Value of Data Visualizations Anscombe’s Quartet
  • Value of Data Visualizations • Graphs should be telling a story that people understand • Choose the best way to convey the message of the story
  • Value of Data Visualizations
  • Value of Data Visualizations Here’s an example of a real life situation explained by a visualization:
  • Value of Data Visualizations
  • Value of Data Visualizations • Wordle.net was created by Jonathon Feinberg, which he now owns and operates for non-commercial purposes • “a toy for generating ‘word clouds’ from text that you provide.”
  • Value of Data Visualizations RAVE Visualization created using Cognos
  • Overview of RAVE What is RAVE? • RAVE stands for Rapidly Adaptive Visualization Engine, which is an IBM technology that drives data visualizations using a JavaScript grammar based language called JSON • JavaScript Object Notation • Simpler than XML • Better suited to data-interchange • Lightweight, less grammar What is JSON?
  • Overview of RAVE • The Visualization object became available with Cognos version 10.2 • New chart types • Updates to existing chart types • Improved animation and interactivity • Visualization customizer application • Charts can be added into solution without waiting for Cognos release
  • How do I use Visualizations? • From a user’s perspective, RAVE Visualizations are seamlessly integrated into Cognos Reports (show comparisons)
  • From a developer’s perspective, using a Visualizations is simply picking another tool in the toolbox How do I use Visualizations?
  • How do I use Visualizations?
  • How do I use Visualizations? Functionality is similar to standard chart object
  • How do I use Visualizations? Demo: Look at Visualization object in Report Studio
  • How do I install Visualizations? Download new visualizations from AnalyticsZone.com
  • • New Library tab in the Admin panel (Cognos 10.2) How do I install Visualizations? • New “Library Administrators” role
  • How do I install Visualizations? From Library tab, click “Import Visualizations…” and browse for the file
  • How do I install Visualizations? Now the new Visualization is available for the developer.
  • How do I update a Visualization?
  • How do I update a Visualization?
  • How do I update a Visualization?
  • How do I update a Visualization?
  • How do I update a Visualization?
  • Demo: Updating a visualization in the editor How do I update a Visualization?
  • Questions? twitter.com/ccgbi www.ccgBI.com 813.968.3238 info@ccgBI.com