Have you ever wanted to do more with the IBM Cognos Analytics User Interface?
In the latest release of Cognos Analytics 11.0.4, you can customize the IBM Cognos Analytics interface to suit the needs of your organization.
The IBM Cognos Analytics user interface is built on an extensible model. In this model, the user interface screens are defined as views (such as home, authoring, dashboard, and modelling). You can customize these views by adding and removing user interface elements, such as buttons and menus as well as define new views to extend the Cognos Analytics user interface.
You can replace the default home and sign-in views. You can substitute your own theme (colors, logos, and brand text) for the default theming on all views.
You can manage customization through the manage area of the system. This panel allows you to upload your customizations, theme, extensions, welcome and login view to the Cognos Analytics server, and to select which customizations to use.
Customization samples are available that demonstrate how to create themes, extensions, and views. You can modify these samples to create your own customizations. These samples are shipped out of the box and when you install IBM Cognos Analytics server, these samples are installed in sub-folders of /samples. For more information on Samples please see Customization Samples Blog.
If an uploaded extension or view contains errors, it may render IBM Cognos Analytics unusable. In this case, you can run Cognos Analytics with customized extensions and views disabled.
Invoke Cognos Analytics by typing the URL :/bi/?factoryMode=true.
- Customization: Sign In Pages (11.0.6+)
- Video: How to Create Themes and Extensions
- Customization samples
- IBM Knowledge Center: Customizing Cognos Analytics
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