© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20121
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Daniel Hassell
IBM Solutions Architect
What's New in
Cognos Enterpri...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20122
IBM Cognos family
Analytics in the hands of everyone
 Insight to acti...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20123
IBM Cognos Enterprise
Incredibly powerful. Incredibly simple to use.
...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20124
What’s New in IBM Cognos Enterprise V10.2
Enable Users to
focus on wha...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20125
Enable Users to
focus on what‟s
important
User Experience
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Cognos Workspace and Cognos Workspace
Advanced 10.2
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Cognos Workspace: Multi Tab and Global Area
 Allows content to be org...
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Action Buttons
 Action buttons identical to those found in IBM Cognos...
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Cognos Workspace Tabs: How to?
Very intuitive interface!
– To add dele...
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Cognos Workspace: Freeze/Unfreeze; Expand/collapse
 Ability in lists...
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Cognos Workspace: Visual recommender
 „Change display type‟ will now...
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Cognos Workspace: Chart Interaction
 User can interact with charts o...
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Graduated Capabilities
 Access to functions and features in Cognos W...
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Cognos Workspace, formerly called Cognos Business Insight
 High Fide...
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Graduated Capabilities: How to assign these capabilities?
 Cognos Ad...
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Cognos Workspace Advanced,
formerly called Business Insight Advanced
...
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Cognos Workspace Advanced
 Ability to turn on or off the automatic s...
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Cognos Workspace Advanced
 Ability to automatically create crosstab ...
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Cognos Workspace Advanced (cont)
 Table style will be passed off whe...
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Cognos Workspace Advanced (cont)
 All data inside Cognos Workspace A...
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Cognos Mobile
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iOS Push Notifications
 What is it? Ability to receive a notificatio...
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iOS Push Notifications: How to?
 First, in Cognos Configuration  Di...
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iOS Push Notifications: How to?
 Next, on the iPad, Settings Notifi...
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Multi-page report trickle
 What is it?
– Displays the first page of ...
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Multi-page report trickle: How to?
 Set the Report.MaxPages for the ...
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Multi-lingual bursting
 A user will receive a bursted report in thei...
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Bursted Multi-key report (Cont…)
 What is it? A user can receive mul...
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Bursted Multi-key report: How To?
 In order to burst reports to mobi...
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Bursted Multi-key report: How To?
 In Reports Studio‟s burst options...
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Cognos Admin Mobile Capability
 What is it?
– Ability to restrict wh...
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Cognos Admin Mobile Capability: How to?
 In Security‟s capabilities,...
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Cognos Admin Mobile Capability: How to? (Cont…)
 In the section User...
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External Samples Server
 Samples are on their own server
 Reduces t...
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External Samples Server: How to?
 Go to the iPad settings
 Scroll t...
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And finally: Timestamp on Active Reports MHT files
 Report Service w...
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What‟s new in 10.2 Mobile: Customer Impact
- Need to install new Mobi...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201239
What‟s new in 10.2 Mobile
– Push Notifications
– Multi-Page Report Tr...
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Reporting in Cognos 10.2 BI
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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
Professional Report Authors
 Prompt...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201242
What Can I Do with the Prompt API?
 Set, read or delete prompt value...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201243
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
Professional Report Authors
 Large ...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201244
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Professional Report Authors
 Improv...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201245
Cognos Report Studio
• Use Cognos 10 charts by default
• Expose exist...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201246
Report Studio
 Use Cognos 10 charts by default
– Cognos 10.1.1 still...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201247
IBM Cognos 10.2 Active Reports: Static Repeater Table Control
• Adds ...
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Existing Prompt Techniques
– Hack into BI source code
• Are not docum...
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201249
Prompt API Example
Define prompts to filter on
different fiscal time ...
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How is the Prompt API used?
 Report Authors use the report studio HT...
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Cognos Insight 10.2
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IBM Cognos Insight
End Users / Business Users
Quickly Visualize Patte...
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IBM Cognos Insight
End Users / Business Users
Easily Turn Raw Data In...
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IBM Cognos Insight
End Users / Business Users
 Offline Contribution
...
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DQM &
Dynamic Cubes
 eCapital Advisors Overview
 November 2012
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Dynamic Query Mode - DQM
Solution Highlights
Enhanced Query Service w...
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Dynamic Cubes
• In-Memory OLAP cubes that load directly from a star o...
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Dynamics Cubes
• Cache shared across
all users
• Security is applied ...
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Fully Aggregate Aware
• To guarantee query routing
• Advise on aggreg...
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Dynamic Cube Designer
• Not Framework Manager
• Not Performance Model...
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Dynamic Cube Designer
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Cube Management
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201263
Automatically added to Data Sources
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Dynamic Cube Aggregate Advisor
• Select the cube
• Advisor runs again...
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Write Aggregate to the Content Store
© 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201266
SQL to Create Aggregate Table
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  1. 1. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20121 1 Daniel Hassell IBM Solutions Architect What's New in Cognos Enterprise V10.2
  2. 2. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20122 IBM Cognos family Analytics in the hands of everyone  Insight to action with every product  Right-sized for your organization  Built to future- proof your investment
  3. 3. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20123 IBM Cognos Enterprise Incredibly powerful. Incredibly simple to use.  Arm every business user with the analytics they need  Support the way business users choose to work  Meet the entire organization’s needs with cost-effective scale IBM Cognos Business Intelligence IBM Cognos TM1 IBM Cognos Insight
  4. 4. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20124 What’s New in IBM Cognos Enterprise V10.2 Enable Users to focus on what‟s important Performance & Scale User Experience Flexible Deployment Accelerate time to value with simplicity Meet the demands of next generation data
  5. 5. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20125 Enable Users to focus on what‟s important User Experience
  6. 6. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20126 Cognos Workspace and Cognos Workspace Advanced 10.2
  7. 7. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20127 Cognos Workspace: Multi Tab and Global Area  Allows content to be organized on multiple tabs in a single workspace  A tabbed workspace contains a global area common to all tabs.  Global area will contain filter, action buttons, report prompts.
  8. 8. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20128 Action Buttons  Action buttons identical to those found in IBM Cognos Insight are now part of the Cognos Workspace application  Use Action buttons to navigate between tabs on a workspace
  9. 9. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 20129 Cognos Workspace Tabs: How to? Very intuitive interface! – To add delete or rename a tab, go to the action menu, or right click on the workspace area. – To add a Filter: • Drag filter object from Toolbox to global area • Filtering on a column will impact all reporting widgets that include that column – Action buttons: Drag from the toolbox to the workspace, then select the Actions from the menu
  10. 10. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201210 Cognos Workspace: Freeze/Unfreeze; Expand/collapse  Ability in lists and crosstabs to freeze row and column headers to keep them in view while scrolling  In a crosstab, column and row headings can be expanded to show details. i.e Expand region heading to show related countries
  11. 11. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201211 Cognos Workspace: Visual recommender  „Change display type‟ will now list most recommended display type based on the graph‟s data. Selecting the More… option explains the choice reasoning
  12. 12. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201212 Cognos Workspace: Chart Interaction  User can interact with charts or chart parts: – Filter chart content – Sort chart content – Drill up/down
  13. 13. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201213 Graduated Capabilities  Access to functions and features in Cognos Workspace can now be controlled by the IBM Cognos administrator.  This functionality is controlled by the following capabilities: – Consume – Interact – Assemble
  14. 14. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201214 Cognos Workspace, formerly called Cognos Business Insight  High Fidelity Publish – Requires IBM Cognos Insight 10.2 – Q3 Release (will be covered in CI presentation)  Multi-tabbing functionality  Global Filtering  Action buttons  Freeze and Unfreeze  Expand and Collapse  Visual recommender  Printing  Other user interactions – Charts: Filter, sort, drill  Graduated Capabilities  Google Chrome and Apple Safari now supported Cognos 10.2  Published CI with restricted CI functionality  No tabbing  Since no tabbing, no need for global filtering  No action buttons  No Freeze/Unfreeze/Expand/Collapse  No recommendation  No possibility to restrict what user could change Previous version
  15. 15. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201215 Graduated Capabilities: How to assign these capabilities?  Cognos Administration  Security  Capabilities  Executive dashboard – Author: User groups assigned to 'User groups in Advanced dashboard Features' – Interact: User Groups assigned to 'Use Interactive dashboard Features' – Consume: Every body else.
  16. 16. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201216 Cognos Workspace Advanced, formerly called Business Insight Advanced  Option to automatically create crosstab header  Option to automatically group and summarize lists  Table style passed off when drilling up or down from an initial crosstab  Creates custom filter to bring in values from Excel or other sources (Paste these values into prompt box)  From Cognos Workspace Advanced data can be copied into external application (i.e. Excel or WordPad) Cognos 10.2  Crosstab headers and grouping were generated automatically and were not optional  Copy to Excel would copy the xml report spec, not the data. Previous version
  17. 17. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201217 Cognos Workspace Advanced  Ability to turn on or off the automatic summarize and grouping
  18. 18. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201218 Cognos Workspace Advanced  Ability to automatically create crosstab headers for sets Note: Works only with dimensional model
  19. 19. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201219 Cognos Workspace Advanced (cont)  Table style will be passed off when drilling up or down from an initial crosstab  Creating a custom filter to bring values from Excel or other sources (Paste values into keywords)
  20. 20. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201220 Cognos Workspace Advanced (cont)  All data inside Cognos Workspace Advanced can be copied into Excel – no longer copies the xml Report Spec
  21. 21. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201221 Cognos Mobile
  22. 22. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201222 iOS Push Notifications  What is it? Ability to receive a notification when a new report or a new version of a report is push to iPad  Push can be enabled per server, allowing users to opt out if preferred  Leverages normal iOS banner mechanisms such as positions and behaviors  The scheduler notifies Apple to push a notification to the user  Tapping the notifications opens the App to the selected report Alerts Banner
  23. 23. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201223 iOS Push Notifications: How to?  First, in Cognos Configuration  Dispatcher and Services, ensure that ApplePushNotification.Level setting for the Dispatcher‟s MobileService is set to „Name‟ (default) or „Generic‟. – Name: displays the name of the report in the notification message – Generic: will notify that there a new report has been received but without including the name of the report.
  24. 24. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201224 iOS Push Notifications: How to?  Next, on the iPad, Settings Notifications  IBM Cognos App:  Go to device‟s settings  Tap Notifications  Tap IBM Cognos  Select your type of notification: – None – Banner – Alerts
  25. 25. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201226 Multi-page report trickle  What is it? – Displays the first page of a multi page report immediately – Trickles the remaining pages in the background  Huge performance gains for multi-page reports  HTML report output only. Play movie Page Selector
  26. 26. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201227 Multi-page report trickle: How to?  Set the Report.MaxPages for the dispatcher. (This will limit the number of pages transferred to the device.) Play movie  Run a multi page report with the option set to “Send to my mobile device”  As soon as the first page comes up, select the Page Selector icon on the top right of the iPad viewer.
  27. 27. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201228 Multi-lingual bursting  A user will receive a bursted report in their preferred language. This is NOT new  When the preferred language is not available, the user will receive the report in the language set as the server default. This IS new. User 1 Vente des produits Pref: French User 2 Cantidad de ventas Pref: Spanish User 3 Sales Quantity Pref: Romanian No burst output for this pref language. Default is set to English
  28. 28. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201229 Bursted Multi-key report (Cont…)  What is it? A user can receive multiple bursted copies of the same report: For example: Overall manager could receive the reports of each of his regions‟ managers  The reports are differentiated by burst key. This IS new.  Previous versions did not include burst key in the report name, which means that all the bursted versions had the same name and would therefore overwrite each other. Report Name Burst Key Play movie
  29. 29. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201230 Bursted Multi-key report: How To?  In order to burst reports to mobile users, create a burst key in the report query to identify who receives what using the CAMID for the users
  30. 30. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201231 Bursted Multi-key report: How To?  In Reports Studio‟s burst options, the burst key is used to identify the recipient:
  31. 31. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201232 Cognos Admin Mobile Capability  What is it? – Ability to restrict which users have access to the Mobile Server  New “Mobile Users” group + capability Play movie
  32. 32. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201233 Cognos Admin Mobile Capability: How to?  In Security‟s capabilities, a new group called Mobile Users is assigned to Mobile Capabilities
  33. 33. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201234 Cognos Admin Mobile Capability: How to? (Cont…)  In the section Users, Group and Roles, open properties for group Cognos > Mobile  In the Member tab, replace the default group Everyone with the UserID‟s of those allowed access from a mobile device
  34. 34. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201235 External Samples Server  Samples are on their own server  Reduces the size and installation time of the App  Provides a dynamic view of the samples library  Downloads and caches the sample on the device Cognos 10.2Previous Version  Samples reports were embedded in the Mobile App  Download time of the App was huge
  35. 35. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201236 External Samples Server: How to?  Go to the iPad settings  Scroll to list of installed Apps and select IBM Cognos  Ensure the setting „Display Sample Server‟ is ON  Launch IBM Cognos app  Select „Get More Samples‟  Select a report  That report will be downloaded and cached on the mobile device.  The cached version will be re-used unless a newer version appears on the server.
  36. 36. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201237 And finally: Timestamp on Active Reports MHT files  Report Service will add a timestamp to the MHT files. This will allow the import to iPad to determine which file is newer and prompt the user if they are importing an older Active Report: – When importing through iTunes or an email, the new rule will be: • conflict resolution will be done using the file name, not the ID of the MHT – When importing a newer AR: silently overwrite without warning – if importing older AR: warn user and give the option to keep of overwrite existing.
  37. 37. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201238 What‟s new in 10.2 Mobile: Customer Impact - Need to install new Mobile app from iTunes - Can now configure who is allowed access to the Mobile server - After setting the Report.Maxpages property, they will see a significant performance when viewing multi page reports - Further integration with iOS by pushing Notifications - No additional hardware requirement Existing Customers Same message as for previous versions: Experience insight wherever you are Uninterrupted productivity with quick and easy access to analytics anywhere you go Interact with information offline or online Rich, visual and interactive experience whether you are offline or online Confidently and easily deploy BI to any device Single authoring and administrative environment to deliver secure, relevant and reusable content New Customers
  38. 38. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201239 What‟s new in 10.2 Mobile – Push Notifications – Multi-Page Report Trickle – Support for bursted multi-lingual reports – Support for bursted multi-key reports – Cognos Admin Mobile Capability – External Samples Server Cognos 10.2 - Not available - User had to wait until the report was complete before seeing first page - If language was not supported, user did not get anything - Not available - Not available - All Samples reports included in the IBM Cognos app Previous version
  39. 39. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201240 Reporting in Cognos 10.2 BI
  40. 40. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201241 IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Professional Report Authors  Prompt API – JavaScript applications can interact with prompts – Extend prompting functionality – Fully documented and supported – Reports – *IBM Cognos Workspace  Expose existing macros in Expression Editor – Same macros as before – No longer have to type-in functions Simplified Authoring Techniques in IBM Cognos Report Studio *IBM Cognos Business Insight / Business Insight Advanced has been renamed to IBM Cognos Workspace / Cognos Workspace Advanced
  41. 41. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201242 What Can I Do with the Prompt API?  Set, read or delete prompt values – Ex. Set default values using an expression  Validate prompt values – As user types in values • Ex. Pattern matching − Post codes, Product codes – When user presses a button • Ex. Validate one prompt value against another − Toasters are not available in Red
  42. 42. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201243 IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Professional Report Authors  Large Microsoft Excel 2007 Output – Increased output size – 256 by 65,000 – 16,384 by 1,048,576 – Configurable  Microsoft Excel 2007 Data – Small and fast for small scale data transfer to Excel – Supports list reports only – Saves data to Excel 2007 native (.xlsx) Deeper Microsoft Excel Integration
  43. 43. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201244 IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Professional Report Authors  Improved integration with IBM Cognos Workspace  Repeater frames for interactive behavior  Inherited table styles in lists and crosstabs Simplified Authoring for IBM Cognos Active Report
  44. 44. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201245 Cognos Report Studio • Use Cognos 10 charts by default • Expose existing macros in expression editor • Improved functionality in Report outputs to Excel • Prompt API • New Static Repeater table control for active Reports Cognos 10.2  Cognos 8 charts by default  Had to type macros by hand or copy and paste from FM  Modifying prompts required hacking the BI source code  The functionality now offered by static repeater table control was in demand but more difficult to implement Previous version
  45. 45. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201246 Report Studio  Use Cognos 10 charts by default – Cognos 10.1.1 still uses Cognos 8 charts by default due to performance issues with C10.1  Expose existing macros in expression editor – Same macros as before – No longer have to type-in functions  Prompt API – JavaScript applications can interact with prompts – Extend prompting functionality – Fully documented and supported – Reports – Cognos Workspace
  46. 46. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201247 IBM Cognos 10.2 Active Reports: Static Repeater Table Control • Adds interactive behavior to the repeater table. • Useful for creating buttons and grids of custom content.
  47. 47. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201248 Existing Prompt Techniques – Hack into BI source code • Are not documented or supported – We do our best to maintain compatibility and will continue to do so for some time • We may break them despite our best efforts – You do NOT need to replace these techniques in this release • Current Prompt API likely not sufficient • You will have to replace them at some undefined point in the future
  48. 48. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201249 Prompt API Example Define prompts to filter on different fiscal time periods:
  49. 49. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201250 How is the Prompt API used?  Report Authors use the report studio HTML object to embed HTML/JavaScript into the report/prompt page  JavaScript interacts with prompt objects via the Prompt API
  50. 50. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201251 Cognos Insight 10.2
  51. 51. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201252 IBM Cognos Insight End Users / Business Users Quickly Visualize Patterns or Anomalies in Large Amounts of Data with Tree Maps
  52. 52. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201253 IBM Cognos Insight End Users / Business Users Easily Turn Raw Data Into Meaningful Insights with Smart Metadata
  53. 53. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201254 IBM Cognos Insight End Users / Business Users  Offline Contribution  Top/Bottom count, sum, percentage  Advanced Time Support – Fiscal and relative time  Package Import  Drill down on charts  Drag dimensions directly to chart  User self sufficiency – Links Cognos Insight Community (www.analyticszone.com) – How-to videos Continually Expanding Functionality based on User Feedback
  54. 54. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201255 DQM & Dynamic Cubes  eCapital Advisors Overview  November 2012
  55. 55. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201256 Dynamic Query Mode - DQM Solution Highlights Enhanced Query Service with Dynamic Query: • 64-bit in-memory optimized query generation with pattern intelligence to improve performance against complex heterogeneous data • In-memory calculations and aggregate operations for faster compute time • New optimized caching for hierarchies, members, facts, calculations and prompts for improved report performance • Initial conformance is for OLAP sources: SAP BW, TM1 and Essbase. • C10.1.1 Relational Data, DMR Query Service with Dynamic Query Capabilities Common Business Model Logs 20+ New Patents Modern and Legacy Sources Application Sources OLAP Sources Message Sources Relational Sources OLAP Adapters Relational Adapters TM1 Cubing Services PowerCube SAP BW MSAS Essbase DB2 Informix Oracle Teradata SQLServer ODBC JDBC… IT Tools Query Visualization Open Data Access Cache 3x faster query* When compared against IBM Cognos 8 BI software. Based on selective results from tests conducted in the IBM Performance and Scalability Labs on pre-release Cognos 10 software Deliver optimized access to all data regardless of where it resides Release in IBM Cognos 10.1 Hybrid
  56. 56. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201257 Dynamic Cubes • In-Memory OLAP cubes that load directly from a star or snowflake schema Data Warehouse • The goal is to improve performance on large data warehouses • Is a part of Dynamic Query Mode – No license or separate install • Each cube is a dimensional view of Star or Snowflaked schema, based on One Fact table • Dynamic Cubes uses the database and data cache for scalability, and also uses a combination of caching, optimized aggregates (in-memory and in-database), and optimized SQL to achieve performance. • Once a Dynamic Cube is created and published it can be access like any other OLAP cube
  57. 57. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201258 Dynamics Cubes • Cache shared across all users • Security is applied on top of the cache
  58. 58. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201259 Fully Aggregate Aware • To guarantee query routing • Advise on aggregates – In-Memory – Database • Create In-Memory aggregates on the fly – No DBA required
  59. 59. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201260 Dynamic Cube Designer • Not Framework Manager • Not Performance Modeler • Only with Star or Snowflake Schema‟s • Cube consists of dimensions and a fact table • A single cube can be used to create multiple cubes • Dimensions can be shared • Merge 2 base cubes to create a virtual cube • Virtual cubes can be combined as well
  60. 60. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201261 Dynamic Cube Designer
  61. 61. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201262 Cube Management
  62. 62. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201263 Automatically added to Data Sources
  63. 63. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201264 Dynamic Cube Aggregate Advisor • Select the cube • Advisor runs against data • Graph‟s the results • Makes recommendations
  64. 64. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201265 Write Aggregate to the Content Store
  65. 65. © 2012 IBM CorporationIBM Confidential - July 201266 SQL to Create Aggregate Table

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