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Tips for Career Success

20 Tips for Career Success

This is the first article in a series that will take you through my 20 tips for career success. Each month, I’ll be releasing a new tip.  Let’s start with what this article series is not: it is not all-encompassing.  Rather, this series is intended to be one person’s commentary […]

Data-Level Security Using Cognos Framework Manager

Data-Level Security Using Cognos Framework Manager Part I

Cognos Framework Manager (FM) is an essential part of using IBM Cognos Analytics. In addition to being the designated Business Intelligence (BI) modelling tool of the Cognos family, FM is where operators can implement data-level security.  Leveraging data-level security using Cognos Framework Manager is critical for organizations that need tailored […]

Configure IIS in Cognos Analytics

Configure IIS in Cognos Analytics with an Automated Script

IIS in Cognos Analytics Configuring Internet Information Service (IIS) as the web server for Cognos Analytics has been a challenge since the initial release of 11.0.  IBM made changes between version 10 and 11 which caused the web server to function as a reverse proxy. This meant that additional rules […]

Cognos Portal Customization

A little branding goes a long way Do you remember how tedious it was to custom skin Cognos in the 10.x portal?  If you wanted to make global changes in the portal only, you had XML changes to make…but if you wanted to make global changes to the viewer or […]

Custom JavaScript in Cognos – Searchable Checkbox List

This is the sixth article in a series I am doing about custom JavaScript in Cognos Analytics (I really like custom JavaScript in Cognos) so be sure to check out my other blogs.  In this article, I will explore how to get one of my most popular widgets for Cognos […]

Cognos Analytics Version Control

Have you ever made a change to a report that broke something unintended? Maybe it wasn’t even the latest change but one you made an hour ago, or days ago, before someone noticed the issue. How do you quickly revert back to the previous version? How do you see all […]