Tableau + Cognos + Senturus: Aero Precision Saves $100K Annually

    Business Strategy & Perspectives

The Senturus Analytics Connector enabled Aero Precision to say so long to time consuming, static reports and achieve its vision for producing automated, interactive, at-a-glance Tableau dashboards using live Cognos data. Numbers – and formatting – are consistent across reports, critical markers and historical trending are finally being surfaced, and they are saving $100K annually in one department alone.

READ POST

Cut & Paste Hack: Cognos 10 UI In Cognos Analytics v11

    Tips & Tricks

The Cut, Copy, Paste functionality has changed in Cognos Analytics such that you have to use a Wizard to browse to where you want to copy to. This is fine for most situations but the ability to navigate through an LDAP or AD tree is not available. We offer a useful – albeit unsupported – workaround that might be helpful if you need to leverage something that was possible in Cognos BI 10.

READ POST

Dynamic Cubes: Detail Filters or Slicers?

    Tips & Tricks

If you said “Slicers” think again. Working with a client recently, we came across some issues with reporting against Dynamic Cubes and determining when to use a Detail Filter or Slicer. We got on the horn with an IBM rep who has deep knowledge of the architecture of Dynamic Cubes. He shared insight that sort of blew our minds.

READ POST

Dynamic Cubes: Detail Filters or Slicers?