IBM Cognos BI Dimensional Functions

A list of the available dimensional functions in Cognos BI with supporting example usage and output.

25 February 2011 (First published 21 July 2009)

Updated February 25, 2011. The functions and sample data listed below apply to IBM Cognos BI Report Studio and Business Insight Advanced. The PowerCube and deployment package are provided with the product samples. Please see the Installation and Configuration Guide for IBM Cognos BI regarding the steps to restore and configure these samples. A deployment file called Dimensional Function Samples.zip contains sample reports and was created with IBM Cognos 8 MR1. It is bundled in the download zip file for this document.

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Topics covered include:

  • Function Definitions
  • Function Grouping
  • Deployment of Function Samples

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