2100 Clearwater Dr. Suite 330, Oak Brook IL 60523

1-(708) 575-2090 contact@pmsquare.com Visit our other locations: australia singapore philippines

Blog

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 […]

How to Cognos

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 […]

Oil and Water JavaScript and Cognos 2Date Prompts and datasets

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 […]

Cognos Analytics User Adoption Cognos Analytics Upgrade Hub

IBM Cognos Analytics R6 – PMsquare Brief

IBM Cognos Analytics R6 – PMsquare Brief 031717 IBM announced the general availability of Cognos Analytics R6  otherwise known as 11.0.6 on Friday March 17th 2017.  With Self Service BI guiding the continued development of Cognos Analytics several new features have been added in R6.  Attached is an FAQ regarding […]

Cognos Analytics User Adoption Cognos Analytics Upgrade Hub

Cognos R6 – Enhancements to Mapping, Dashboards, and Reporting

Cognos R6 What’s new in Cognos Analytics Release 6?  One might as well ask what isn’t new in Cognos R6!  OK a bit of an exaggeration, but for those charged with getting information into the hands and in front of the eyes of those who need it there are several […]

JMeter Performance Testing in Cognos Analytics

Determining the optimal tuning settings for a Cognos Analytics environment is often challenging and confusing. Even when you understand how a specific setting behaves, there is no guarantee until it is implemented that it will have the desired effect within a specific environment.  Additionally, Cognos environments evolve over time as […]