IBM Cognos Framework Manager, Part 1: Import metadata from a SAP BW

IBM Cognos Framework Manager is the metadata modeling tool used for importing metadata and preparing it for reporting needs. This demo series shows you how to get the model ready for the content authors to use. Part 1 of this series shows how to import the relevant SAP Business Warehouse (BW) metadata related to your reporting requirements.

Akmal B. Chaudhri, Senior IT Specialist, I.B.M.

Akmal has been working with database technology since 1988. He has been a regular presenter at many international conferences, including Object World, Object Technology and OOPSLA. He has also edited or co-edited eight books, including "XML Data Management" (Addison-Wesley, 2003). He holds a BSc in Computing and Information Systems, MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design and a PhD in Computer Science. He is a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS).

08 February 2012

The Cognos metadata model allows you to simplify end user experience and to provide for cross-InfoProvider reporting — with or without the availability of a multi-provider. This is also how you can use a single environment to work with both SAP Business Warehouse and non-SAP data. Watch this demo and learn how to import metadata.


6 minutes


Demo transcriptCognosImportMetadata1.pdf3MB


Zone=Big data and analytics, Information Management
SummaryTitle=IBM Cognos Framework Manager, Part 1: Import metadata from a SAP BW