This article describes how Cognos version 8 can utilize xml as a datasource for
reporting. This is done without any extra infrastructure requirements such as
middleware to accomplish this. Administrators can use either an xml file or access
xml data via a url. This can be done with a jsp page, asp page etc. This document
will demonstrate how to implement this using a vb script, jsp page and a web service.
Here is the link to the details on how to do this.
How to Use XML DataSources In C8