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During this edition of our IBM Cognos 10.2 Under the Hood series, we take a deep dive into Report Studio. We demonstrate new Cognos Report Studio features such as using the new Query Macro components ...

During this edition of our IBM Cognos 10.2 Under the Hood series, we take a deep dive into Report Studio. We demonstrate new Cognos Report Studio features such as using the new Query Macro components to resolve complex prompting challenges as well as implement row and object-level security in reports and exploring several examples of the new open Prompt API. Plus, our panel of experts share some new techniques and tips they learned in the field.

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    IBM Cognos 10.2 Report Studio New Features IBM Cognos 10.2 Report Studio New Features Presentation Transcript

    • 1Helping Companies Learn From the Past, Manage thePresent and Shape the FutureIBM Cognos 10.2Report StudioNew FeaturesFebruary 21, 2013www.Senturus.com
    • 2This slide deck is part of a recorded webinar.To view the FREE recording of this entirepresentation and download the slide deck, go tohttp://info.senturus.com/2013-02-21-IBM-Cognos-10-2-What-is-New-for-Report-Authors.htmlThe Senturus library has over 90 other recorded webinars,whitepapers, and demonstrations on assorted Cognos and BI topicswhich may interest youGo to the recorded resources
    • 3Agenda• Welcome and Introduction• IBM Cognos 10.2 New Features Overview• Quick Licensing Overview• Report Studio New Features Demonstrations• Use the Query Macro Components for advancedprompting and report-level security• Examine the open Prompt API Samples• Upcoming Senturus Training• Q & A
    • 4Presenters Today• Jim Frazier, VP of Sales• Albert Valdez, Director of EducationServices– 12+ years as a technical trainer, focused on businessintelligence and performance management– Lifetime CTT+ certification from CompTIA, IBM Cognos10 Certified
    • 5Who is Senturus ?• Consulting firm specializing in Corporate PerformanceManagement– Business Intelligence– Tools of the Office of Finance• Enterprise planning & budgeting• Consolidate, close, report and file (CCRF)– San Francisco Business Times Hall of Fame -- Fourconsecutive years in Fast 100 list of fastest-growingprivate companies in the Bay Area• Experience– 13-year focus on performance management– More than 1,200 projects for 650+ clients• People– Business depth combined with technical expertise.Former CFOs, CIOs, Controllers, Directors...– DBAs with MBAswww.Senturus.com 888.601.6010 info@senturus.com
    • 6A few of our 650+ Clients
    • 7IBM Cognos 10.2 New FeaturesOverview
    • 8IBM Cognos 10.2 Licensing MatrixBIConsumer($946)BIEnhancedConsumer($1,170)($400 add)BI BusinessAuthor($1,530)BI BusinessAnalyst($1,530)BI BusinessManager($1,530)BI AdvancedBusinessAuthor($1,780)BIProfessionalAuthor($2,960)BIProfessional($3,540)BI Admin($14,700)Cognos BI CapabilityBusiness Insight(Cognos Workspace)       Biz InsightAdvanced(CognosWorkspace Adv)   Active Reports        Cognos Search        Cognos Collaboration        Query Studio     Analysis Studio    Report Studio   Metric Studio   Event Studio  Transformer  FM Model Development IBM Cognos Mobile*as of 10.1.1*       
    • 9Highlights for IBM Cognos 10.2October, 2012Workspace User Experience1. For BOTH Cognos Insight and Cognos Workspace (formerlyBusiness Insight): More interactive visualizations (drilling, filtering on Charts) Top/Bottom Filtering, Expand/Collapse, Freeze Headers Tabbed Workspaces2. For Cognos Insight: Enhanced Data Import• Import Directly from Existing Packages• “Smart” Metadata• Time Rollups More integration with BI• High-Fidelity Publish (requires TM1)3. Business Insight Advanced is now Cognos Workspace Advanced
    • 10Highlights for IBM Cognos 10.2October, 2012Dynamic Query Mode1. Expanded Data Sources from Original Release to Include: MSAS; SAP Netweaver; IBM DB2 and InfoSphere; SQL Server2005, 2008, and 2012; IBM Netezza; Oracle 10g, 11g;Teradata; Salesforce.com; Siebel; SAP R/3;2. IBM Cognos Dynamic Cubes In-memory OLAP cubes the load data directly from relationaldata warehouses Part of Dynamic Query Mode, leverage 64-bit framework Enables OLAP-style analytics over terabytes of warehousedata Leverages in-memory and in-database aggregate awareness Modeling is achieved via GUI interface using Cube Designer
    • 11Highlights for IBM Cognos 10.2October, 2012Report Studio1. Access to Macro Functions in the Expression Editor Components Easy access to powerful functions, much like what you see inFramework Manager Better control of dynamic security at the report level Easier access to advanced Prompt syntax2. Fully documented and exposed Prompt API No longer need to “hack” into source code Fully supported Samples included with javascript Why?• Set dynamic default prompt values• Validate prompt values
    • 12Highlights for IBM Cognos 10.2October, 2012Report Studio3. Static Repeater Table Control for Active Reports Makes the Repeater Control Interactive Supports repeating grids of custom content such as images orbuttons4. New Export to Excel options Standard Excel 2007 now supports 16,384 columns by1,048,576 rows (requires advanced server configuration) Excel 2007 Data• Lightweight, list only, no formatting to native .xlsxformat
    • 13This slide deck is part of a recorded webinar.To view the FREE recording of this entirepresentation and download the slide deck, go tohttp://info.senturus.com/2013-02-21-IBM-Cognos-10-2-What-is-New-for-Report-Authors.htmlThe Senturus library has over 90 other recorded webinars,whitepapers, and demonstrations on assorted Cognos and BI topicswhich may interest youGo to the recorded resources
    • 14IBM Cognos 10.2 Report StudioIn ActionDemonstrations
    • 15• Demonstrations– Create an Optional Parameter for use in a Slicer– Change the Data Item selection based on who is runningthe report– Demonstrate the Prompt API Sample reportsIBM Cognos 10.2 Report Studio
    • 16• Demonstrations– Create an Optional Parameter for use in a Slicer– Change the Data Item selection based on who is runningthe report– Demonstrate the Prompt API Sample reportsIBM Cognos 10.2 Report Studio
    • 17• Demonstrations– Create an Optional Parameter for use in a Slicer– Change the Data Item selection based on who is runningthe report– Demonstrate the Prompt API Sample reportsIBM Cognos 10.2 Report Studio
    • 18Highlights for IBM Cognos 10.2October, 2012Other Compelling New Features1. Improvements to Mobile Push notifications Multi-page Report Trickle Multi-key Bursted Reports2. Cognos Configuration Validation utility3. New Archiving Features4. Cognos Style Management Utility
    • 19Cognos Training Options• Upcoming Senturus Public Training Events:– Wednesday-Thursday, February 27-28, 2013, on-line:• Beginning/Intermediate Report Authoring with IBM Cognos ReportStudio– Friday, March 1, 2013, on-line:• Advanced Report Authoring with IBM Cognos Report Studio– Thursday, March 7, 2013, on-line:• Multi-Dimensional Report Authoring with IBM Cognos Report Studio– Friday, March 8, 2013, on-line:• Authoring Active Reports with IBM Cognos Report Studio– Friday, March 15, 2013, on-line:• Self-Service Authoring with IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight Advanced
    • 20Cognos Training Options• Upcoming Senturus Public Training Events:– *NEW* Thursday-Friday, March 21- 22, 2013, on-line:• OLAP Modeling Dynamic Cubes with IBM Cognos 10.2 CubeDesigner– Wednesday-Thursday, April 10-11, 2013, on-line:• Beginning/Intermediate Report Authoring with IBM Cognos Report Studio– Friday, April 12, 2013, on-line:• Advanced Report Authoring with IBM Cognos Report Studio– Wednesday-Thursday, April 18-19, 2013, on-line:• Metadata Modeling Best Practices with IBM Cognos Framework Manager– Thursday, May 2, 2013, on-line:• Multi-Dimensional Report Authoring with IBM Cognos Report Studio– Friday, May 3, 2013, on-line:• Authoring Active Reports with IBM Cognos Report Studio
    • 21Cognos Training Options• Register on-line atwww.senturus.com/training_course_schedule.php• Give Senturus a chance to deliver a tailored trainingsolution – you wont’ be sorry!– Formal, proprietary classroom training delivery– Fully customized formal classes using your data– Informal mentoring– On-site, remote, or a combination– Hybrid, flexible learning solutions that work for YOU!
    • 22Agenda• Welcome and Introduction• IBM Cognos 10.2 New Features Overview• Quick Licensing Overview• Report Studio New Features Demonstrations• Use the Query Macro Components for advancedprompting and report-level security• Examine the open Prompt API Samples• Upcoming Senturus Training• Q & A
    • 23This slide deck is part of a recorded webinar.To view the FREE recording of this entirepresentation and download the slide deck, go tohttp://info.senturus.com/2013-02-21-IBM-Cognos-10-2-What-is-New-for-Report-Authors.htmlThe Senturus library has over 90 other recorded webinars,whitepapers, and demonstrations on assorted Cognos and BI topicswhich may interest youGo to the recorded resources
    • 24Helping Companies Learn From the Past, Manage thePresent and Shape the Futurewww.senturus.com888-601-6010info@senturus.comCopyright 2013 by Senturus, Inc. This entire presentation iscopyrighted and may not be reused or distributed without the written consent ofSenturus, Inc.
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