New Base Samples for IBM #Cognos Analytics 11.0.10

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New Base Samples for IBM #Cognos Analytics 11.0.10

There are two types of samples that have been created exclusively for IBM Cognos Analytics.

The Extended Samples require the use of a database and database connections to host the sample Great Outdoors data. They must be installed and configured. Here are the instructions for installing the Extended samples.

We have also created a set of Base Samples in a deployment that can be easily imported in one step. These samples exclusively use Data Modules as their underlying data sources (no cubes, databases, or packages). Here is a video that explains how to find and import the Samples_for_Install_11_0_10.zip deployment file.

After you import the deployment, you will see the following new Base Samples:

Team content > Samples > Dashboards

California website visits
This sample showcases the new latitude/longitude mapping functionality in dashboarding. Multiple maps use regions, points, and latitude/longitude to display California website visits data for the fictional Samples Outdoors Company website.

Policy analysis
This sample dashboard has been updated to include a drill-through definition to the “Customer lifetime value analysis” report.

Team content > Samples > Data

NYPD motor vehicle collisions
This sample data provides a breakdown of every collision in NYC from 2015 to 2017 by location and injury. Each record represents a collision in NYC by city, borough, precinct and cross street. Source: Police Department (NYPD), NYC OpenData

Sales staff
This sample data contains sales staff information for the fictional Sample Outdoors Company. Source: IBM.

Note: This uploaded file is now included in the Sample data module.

Audit Samples

We have added one new sample audit report in 11.0.10:

Deleted user account report
This sample audit report lists user accounts that have been deleted during a specified time period. It provides information about the deleted user ID, the time deleted, the account type, and the status of the request.

To learn more about the audit samples and how to install them, please visit this Blog post.

JavaScript Samples

All of the JavaScript samples now use data modules as their data source, rather than the Sample Outdoors Company database. Please visit this Blog post for more details.


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