Tag Archives: IBM Cognos Insight

Finding the Rules Editor in Cognos Insight

I was tasked to draft up something on Cognos Insight.  Without going through the Cognos Insight user guide, I have got stuck when trying to link data between cubes.  “How I do edit rules in Insight?”, I asked. Until I have got a reply from a colleague, “Look for the widget toolbars!”. Have you ever been wondering why there are so very few menu options on the main toolbar in … Continue Reading

Cognos Insight – Aligning using the Grid

Just found a cool little trick when organising widgets on a Cognos Insight Dashboard thanks to the team at IBM. You can hold shift while dragging or resizing widgets in Cognos Express to bring up the positioning grid. This makes alignment ridiculously easy. Cognos Insight – Olympic Medals – Australia – Swimming Click here for a 30-Day Free Trial of IBM Cognos Insight

TM1 10.1 – IBM Cognos Insight Review Pt 2

In the first part of this review we had a look at the workings of IBM Cognos Insight and how it can effortlessly “munch down” a multitude of file formats an “crap out” a sexy looking dashboard. The scariest part of this is that it really works – and it looks great! The Pro’s Instant Data Visibility Brilliant for data reconciliation and quick ‘n’ easy to step through. I can see this … Continue Reading

The [Black Box] Killer

In the past when corporate finance came across a “Big” Data problem, very often the solution was created by a member of the team particularly good with VBA and access databases. They would often slave away for days on end creating the solution to this particular problem. This solution was usually needed due to row contraints in MS Excel 2003 or complexity around managing the next weeks/months data load. Today … Continue Reading

Free Trial of Cognos Insight – Big Data Analytics

A free trial of Cognos Insight is available for download on Analytics Zone – Download Now. What is Analytics Zone? Analytics Zone is a community portal focusing on Big Data Analytics. Its a great place for connecting with other analysts and data scientists, downloading modelling (Not “Project Runway”) resources, tutorials and catching up with the latest Big Data Bloggers.  

InfoCube and Daptech to Merge

InfoCube, a Sydney-based management accounting and business analytics specialist, and enterprise planning software experts Daptech will merge their businesses to create InfoCube Consulting (Australia) Pty Ltd. Commencing trading on July 9, the new entity will continue to provide clients such as Woolworths, Goodman Fielder, News Limited, Schneider and Hunter Douglas with superior Cognos service and solutions. InfoCube founder and managing director, John Vaughan said the merger would complement the strengths … Continue Reading

TM1 10.1 – IBM Cognos Insight Review Pt 1 – With the Sales Challenge Data File

Back in October we posted a Sales Cube Challenge TM1 Consultants and Developers could do to gauge themselves and their skill levels – Optionally readers could send their completed TM1 Servers back to us for feedback and advice. Now with IBM Cognos TM1 10 out we thought we’ve review one of the new components (IBM Cognos Insight) and what better data than the Sales Cube Challenge Data file. Note: This … Continue Reading

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