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Cognos Tutorial Videos

On Demand (recorded) Webinar – BusinessPLUS Webinar | See the combined power of BusinessPLUS with Cognos

Many BusinessPLUS customers have been asking for a way to more easily access and share information from HR, Payroll, GL, etc. Our partnership with IBM gives you access to the most powerful reporting and analytics tools available for a fraction of the retail cost. During this webinar, we review exactly how Cognos works with BusinessPLUS. Some of the highlights are: • Easily access data from BusinessPLUS to create reports and …Read More

On Demand (recorded) Webinar – Cognos for eSchoolPLUS and eFinancePLUS

Capitalize and PowerSchool hosted this webinar August 9th, 2017. This webinar highlights how using eFinancePLUS and eSchoolPLUS with Cognos empowers district employees to more easily access and share relevant financial and HR data. The combined power of eFinancePLUS and eSchoolPLUS also helps district leaders make strategic decisions quickly.

Upcoming Live Webinar – Use IBM Cognos Event Studio to notify you about ANYTHING!

Use IBM Cognos Event Studio to notify you about ANYTHING! (Live Webinar)  Wed, August 30th, 2017 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST  With data coming in from every direction, sometimes the biggest challenge is knowing WHAT to pay attention to! You may have hundreds of reports, dashboards, etc. available but which one should you look at today? With IBM Cognos Event Studio, you can easily set up alerts to notify you …Read More

Upcoming Live Webinar – Expand Beyond Core for 360-View of Customer – We hope you are able to join us!

Expand Beyond Core for 360-View of Customers – Overcome Core Limitations with Cognos Analytics (Live Webinar) Wed, July 26, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST Across the banking industry analyst struggle to leverage existing reporting environments to examine customer behavior.  The right data analytic environment can provide vital insights into customer demographics and spending patterns by aggregating transactions and providing self-service capabilities to your front-line staff. Join this interactive webinar …Read More

Prompt Basics in Cognos Report Studio – What type of prompt do I use?

Need to know what type of prompt to use?  In this 2-part tutorial video we describe the various prompt objects available for use within Cognos Report Studio.  We will introduce prompt basics as well as how to identify different types of prompts, each prompts function, the benefits and when and where to use each one.  In addition, the basic definitions of parameters, parametrized filters, and the  purpose of prompts are …Read More

Cognos Video: Building Prompt Page with Cascading Prompts in Report Studio

In this tutorial video, we build a separate prompt page in Report Studio using multiple cascading prompts.  We examine the adjustment and settings of properties associated with cascading prompts needed to allow these prompts to function efficiently and properly.  Specifically, we review the multi-select-auto-submit, and static choices properties.  In addition, we show the use of a complex ‘if’  statement used in a detail filter used to populate a ‘static choice’ …Read More

Restoring Cognos from a cloned virtual machine

Capitalize Analytics Tips & Tricks videos – another awesome video from our expert Cognos consultants.  This video will show you the benefits of cloning from a virtual machine.  Some clients clone their virtual machines, for their clients who all generally use the same Cognos environment.  What are some of the benefits? Saves time downloading and installing software Authentication & security already configured Content already in the content store Watch video …Read More

Cognos Video Tech Tip: Alternate Row Formatting in Crosstab Reports

Cognos Video Tech Tip: Alternate Row Formatting in Crosstab Reports: An issue that comes up with multilevel crosstab reports is being able to tell where the data from one object ends and another begins in the crosstab intersection portion. It would be very beneficial if you can easily tell where one section of data ends and the other begins. This can be accomplished by using conditional styles in Cognos. In …Read More

What’s new and exciting in Cognos Business Intelligence?

What’s new in Cognos Business Intelligence? View the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence in Action demo and see how Cognos software works for companies of all sizes. Check out the highlights and key capabilities in the newest release such as dashboards, analysis and “what-if” modeling, planning and budgeting, professional authoring, enterprise collaboration and more, in short, easy to digest vignettes. Learn more about the Cognos family: Put sophisticated analytics in the …Read More