Thursday, February 21, 2013

Best Practices for Cognos Transformer

IBM Cognos Transformer is a powerful tool for creating cubes out of your data for faster analysis. These cubes are quite helpful as you could take them and do analysis on them. There are ways to make it secure too. However, what we often hear are issues about performance in Transformer.

Well, for that one must read the following guide about how to model a PowerCube.

It's a really helpful documentation covering step by step procedure of cube and the best practices to get the max out of a PowerCube.

Let me know if you have any doubts on this by your comments.

Monday, February 4, 2013

IBM Cognos 10 BI SDK Application To Merge Reports

Some clients wish to merge reports, one after another. For that, IBM Cognos offers a utility to merge more than 1 reports. I worked on developing that with my colleague Jurgen. The Cognos SDK application is now published on IBM developerWorks.

You can read about the utility and how it works on the dW article (link provided below).

If you have any doubts or questions, feel free to comment!