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IBM Cognos Mashup Service Screen Shots


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Screen Shots made while testing the IBM Cognos Mashup Services

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IBM Cognos Mashup Service Screen Shots

  1. 1. 1<br />IBM CognosMashup Service<br />Ed Gonzalez<br />
  2. 2. A mashup combines data or functionality from two or more sources to create a new service<br />2<br />IBM CognosMashup Service<br />
  3. 3. In the past Simple Text or CSV output along with Cognosmacros provided rudimentary mashupcapabilities<br />3<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />With ImpromptuXML files CognosMashups became easier to create<br />
  5. 5. The number of methods for extractingmashup data from Cognosgrew in Series 7 and Cognos 8<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Some of the methods we used for mashupswere…<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Screen Scraping by embedding Javascript code<br /> in an HTML <br />item to read <br />data right from the table on the screen<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Using the SDK to run and extract report <br />results<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Using report XML output <br />saved to <br />the <br />file<br />system<br />9<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />Using Content Manager RSSFeeds to create quick and easycustom portals<br />
  11. 11. These methods are still available however …<br />11<br />
  12. 12. IBM Cognos recently introduced the CognosMashup Service that automatically exposes content from Cognos 8<br />12<br />
  13. 13. The following screen shots were created while testing the CognosMashup Service and hierarchy visualizations <br />13<br />
  14. 14. 14<br />Mashups using a modified version of Slickmap CSS lets us explore a hierarchy<br />3 levels<br />deep<br />
  15. 15. 15<br />The 3rd<br />Level is <br />visible<br />by clicking on a node<br />
  16. 16. Combining <br />data with <br />The <br />JIT <br />Space Tree<br />allows for larger hierarchies<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Use the <br />Cognos<br />Drill down <br />Functionality <br />to add <br />children nodes dynamically<br />17<br />
  18. 18. 18<br />The JIT also provides a Tree Map visualization for viewing hierarchies<br />
  19. 19. 19<br />We can add multiple levels to the tree map<br />
  20. 20. 20<br />We can add multiple levels to the tree map<br />
  21. 21. 21<br />Fusion Charts offers a multilevel pie chart<br />
  22. 22. 22<br />Additionallevelscan be added as an outer ring<br />
  23. 23. 23<br />Clicking on a node will highlight the node and its ancestors<br />
  24. 24. 24<br />Mashups can be embedded into HTML layouts to create dashboards or add information<br />
  25. 25. 25<br />Report fragment embedded using an Iframe<br />
  26. 26. 26<br />Tree Map embedded using a Div with data retrieved through the mashup service<br />
  27. 27. 27<br />Place holders for additional information<br />
  28. 28. IBM CognosMashup Service allows the developer to augment and extend the Cognos toolset in seemingly endless ways<br />
  29. 29. 29<br />Mashup Index<br />Below is a list of the services used to create the mashups<br />
  30. 30. 30<br />Vizion Solutions<br />Services<br />We specialize in Data warehouse and Business Intelligence Solutions. Our Cognos practice can help your company with Full Lifecycle Cognos projects or specific Cognos assistance in the following areas: <br /><ul><li> Implementation of Cognos 8
  31. 31. Metadata Modeling for Cubes and Reports
  32. 32. Advanced Report Development
  33. 33. Customization using Cognos SDK and Java
  34. 34. Training and Support</li></ul>&quot;Vizion Solutions has been an excellent partner in helping us develop our BI solution utilizing the Cognos platform. Vizion has provided both strategic design solutions as well as solid tactical results in reporting design and delivery. &quot;<br />Chip Moll Director-IT, MTD Products Inc.<br />Experience<br /><ul><li>Over 25 years experience
  35. 35. Cognos Certified Consultants
  36. 36. Successful Client engagements</li></ul>Fundamentals<br /><ul><li>SQL
  37. 37. Data Modeling
  38. 38. Data Warehousing
  39. 39. BI concepts
  40. 40. OLAP
  41. 41. Report design</li></ul>Technologies<br /><ul><li>Java
  42. 42. .Net
  43. 43. HTML
  44. 44. JavaScript
  45. 45. VBScript
  46. 46. XML/XSL</li></li></ul><li>31<br />Vizion Solutions<br />Contact Us<br />1230 E. Schaaf Road<br />Cleveland, OH 44131<br />866.407.5541<br /><br /><br />Copyright<br />This document and the information it contains is the work product of Vizion Solutions LLC (“Vizion”), and as such, Vizion claims all rights to any intellectual property contained herein<br />