The Cognos metadata model allows you to simplify end user experience and to provide for cross-InfoProvider reporting — with or without the availability of a multi-provider. This is also how you can use a single environment to work with both SAP Business Warehouse and non-SAP data. Watch this demo and learn how to import metadata.
Akmal has been working with database technology since 1988. He has been a regular presenter at many international conferences, including Object World, Object Technology and OOPSLA. He has also edited or co-edited eight books, including "XML Data Management" (Addison-Wesley, 2003). He holds a BSc in Computing and Information Systems, MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design and a PhD in Computer Science. He is a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS).