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PMsquare BACon 2017 Overview

BACon 2017 Overview The BI landscape is rapidly changing.  Unlock more value from your organizational data with expert perspective, training, and knowledge sharing at BACon 2017, our signature customer event.  View this BACon 2017 overview for logistics, highlights, and session information.  August 9 – 10, 2017 – Chicago, IL.   […]

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Big Data to Smart Data: How to Structure Your Analysis

Big data is often seen the enabler of continual competitive advantage.  But it’s no big surprise that big data can be unwieldy.   The challenge organizations often face is how to create an ongoing framework to truly unlock the power of big data so that it can continually drive strategic initiatives […]

Think 2018 - World of Watson is Canceled

World of Watson 2017 is Canceled | PMsquare Brief

World of Watson is Canceled Last month IBM announced that World of Watson 2017 is canceled.  This event, which is IBM’s premier analytics and cognitive solutions conference of the year, will be moved to the spring of 2018.  The move will also combine World of Watson with other IBM events.  […]

JavaScript in Cognos Analytics

Custom JavaScript in Cognos Analytics – Notifications

In the previous article, I created a library for handling start/end date prompt validation with custom JavaScript. This works beautifully, but end users may not understand why their selections are not working. A well designed page should include some form of notification explaining why certain actions are, or are not […]

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How to Cognos: Using Layout Component References

As the number of reports generated by a company continues to grow, it becomes harder to maintain a uniform look and feel across them all. Business users may start to complain that newly released reports are starting to look significantly different than the old ones, and report developers will often […]

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Custom JavaScript in Cognos Analytics – Date Prompts and Datasets

In the previous article we talked about controls via custom javaScript in Cognos Analytics.  We created a select prompt that dynamically generates list of field names in a specified list, and allows the user to toggle the visibility of individual columns.  In this article we’ll spend some time on date […]