- See the official documentation that is included with the installation of IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence components:
- Data Manager User Guide
- Framework Manager User Guide
- Framework Manager Guidelines for Modeling Metadata
- Report Studio Professional Authoring User Guide
- Get more information about IBM Cognos and Rational Portfolio Manager.
- Learn about other applications in the IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform, including collaboration tools for parallel development and geographically dispersed teams, plus specialized software for architecture management, asset management, change and release management, integrated requirements management, process and portfolio management, and quality management. You can find product manuals, installation guides, and other documentation in the IBM Rational Online Documentation Center.
- Visit the Rational software area on developerWorks for technical resources and best practices for Rational Software Delivery Platform products.
- Explore Rational computer-based, Web-based, and instructor-led online courses. Hone your skills and learn more about Rational tools with these courses, which range from introductory to advanced. The courses on this catalog are available for purchase through computer-based training or Web-based training. Some of the "Getting Started" courses are available free of charge.
- Subscribe to the IBM developerWorks newsletter, a weekly update on the best of developerWorks tutorials, articles, downloads, community activities, webcasts and events.
Get products and technologies
- Download trial versions of IBM Rational software.
- Download IBM product evaluation versions and application development tools and middleware products from DB2®, Lotus®, Tivoli®, and WebSphere®.
- Visit the Rational Portfolio Manager forum to browse and post questions.
- Check out developerWorks blogs and get involved in the developerWorks community.
- COGNOiSE and the IT Toolbox Web site are also useful resources.