Friday, August 5, 2011

Top 10 Proven Practices for July 2011

1. The IBM Cognos 10 Dynamic Query Cookbook

A single point of reference for techniques and product behaviours when dealing with the Dynamic Query Mode delivered with IBM Cognos 10.

2. IBM Cognos 8 BI Dimensional Functions

Obtain a better understanding of Cognos 8 BI Dimensional Functions with this article, which describes function definitions, function groupings and deployment of function samples. The functions and sample data in this article apply to Cognos 8 Report Studio.

3. Dynamic Sorting of a List within IBM Cognos 8 Report Studio

Apply dynamic column sorting on a list using custom IBM Cognos 8 Report Studio toolbox items with this technique.

4. IBM Cognos BI - Deploy Content Between Environments

Develop business intelligence content and deploy it from one environment to another, using these guidelines. For example, deploy content from a Development environment to a Quality Assurance (QA) environment, and then to a Production environment.

5. IBM Cognos 8 Audit Extension

Enhance auditing of your IBM Cognos 8 with this SDK application. This application is version 1.5.05 and it will work with IBM Cognos 8 BI versions 8.3 and up.

6. Using JavaScript to Pass Multiple Values to a Textbox Prompt within IBM Cognos 8 Report Studio

Allow users to pass multiple values provided to an IBM Cognos 8 Report Studio textbox prompt using this JavaScript technique.

7. Performance Tuning Settings for IBM Cognos 8 BI

Learn about the properties and settings that can be used to optimize IBM Cognos 8 performance. The information in this document is intended to act as a guideline and is subject to change based on continued testing of IBM Cognos 8.

8. IBM Cognos BI - Improve Performance for Interactive Relational Data Access

Improve the performance of IBM Cognos BI studios (Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Report Studio Express) when authors and analysts deal interactively with relational data sources, using these guidelines and techniques.

9. Approach to the IBM Cognos 8 SDK

Create simple utility applications or full-scale, highly complex applications using the Cognos 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). This document focuses on the elements needed to get started with the SDK.

10. Customizing IBM Cognos 10 Login

Use one of these examples to customize the Cognos 10 login page. This document is meant to supplement the Security and Administration Guide of IBM Cognos 10. The examples provided shall support the understanding of the possibilities and flexibility this great new feature offers.

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