IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
Download a trial version of the Cognos Enterprise Developer Edition or the OEM/ASL Developer Edition at no charge. Cognos Enterprise Developer Edition is also available in a sandbox environment, or you can access it in the cloud.
Review the Cognos Business Intelligence products, and the many important new features and capabilities for version 10.2. Before you install Cognos BI V10.2, consider your IT environment and your users and their business intelligence requirements. Careful planning facilitates performance, the best use of your resources, and helps you to avoid potential problems.
After carefully planning your system, you can begin installing the various prerequisites and components. These documents provide step-by-step instructions for installing and configuring components of Cognos BI V10.2.
New versions provide enhancements that can affect many components, such as product features and functions, performance and scalability, and usability. Find information that you can use when you upgrade your existing Cognos BI environment to version 10.2.
After you install and configure, administrators can consult these documents for server administration, data management, security and content administration, activities management, customization, and portal services administration.
Learn how to create data models that enforce design standards.
These documents provide the business report author information and step-by-step procedures and background information to help explore and analyze data, build ad hoc, standard, and complex reports, integrate with Microsoft® Office, and manage business performance.
When a problem occurs in your Cognos BI installation or application, you must determine the scope of the problem, which components are involved, and how to solve the issue. Find information about troubleshooting problems, and links to accessing support and services from IBM.
Cognos BI offers technical training and education services that are designed to suit your application, role, timeline, and preferred learning format. Check out some of the available courses by job role.
To help you learn the features and capabilities in Cognos 10 BI, use the samples to guide you through the process of building an application. The samples are an introduction to key concepts about how to model your data, create, query, and analyze reports.