Just published: Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide by Dan Volitich .
This is the only authorized guide to IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence.
Develop, deploy, and maintain a complete BI solution across your enterprise. IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide shows you how to take full advantage of the robust service-oriented architecture and simplified role-based user interfaces. Learn how to create, share, and analyze data-rich reports that lead to increased productivity and better business decisions. Featuring real-world insight and expert tips, this is a must-have guide for IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence users of all levels, from administrators to end users.
* Measure and monitor performance using dashboards and scorecards * Assign user roles and privileges * Provide complete and consistent access to a broad range of data sources via Cognos Connection* Use Cognos 8 Go! to extend BI to Office applications, mobile devices, and search engines* Enable business users to create reports with Query Studio* Develop new insights by exploring data in multiple dimensions and perspectives with Analysis Studio* Build Dimensional Reports with Report Studio* Use Event Studio to identify and deliver mission-critical information * Create, modify, organize, and publish a model from Cognos Framework Manager * Implement sound security measures * Take advantage of the management tools in Cognos Administration to ensure maximum reliability and availability
When at the IOD EMEA Conference last month, I had many requests for this book, but unfortunately it had not yet been released in Europe. Here are some options for buying the book:
1. For Canada/Canadians – mcgrawhill.ca 2. All other, USA & Intl etc – mhprofessional.commhprofessional.com 3. For Cognos employee purchases, contact me directly for information.
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