PacktLib: IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 Dashboarding Cookbook

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1 Dashboarding Cookbook

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

IBM Cognos 10 Dashboard Components

Introduction

Introducing IBM Cognos 10 BI Cognos Connection

Exploring IBM Cognos Business Insight User Interface

Exploring IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced User Interface

Business Insight Dashboards

Introduction

Opening a dashboard in IBM Cognos Business Insight

Exploring the Content and Toolbox panes, and customizing the dashboard view

Exploring widget controls and customizing widgets

Exploring the Application bar

Business Insight Advanced Dashboard

Introduction

Opening a dashboard in IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced

Exploring the Insertable Objects pane

Exploring the Properties pane

Exploring the Application bar — general options

Exploring the Application bar — Cognos-specific options

Creating Dashboards in IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced

Introduction

Creating your first dashboard — defining basic layout

Inserting a chart widget

Inserting a crosstab widget

Formatting and arriving at the final layout

Performing drill up and drill down

Applying conditional formatting to the dashboard

Creating Dashboards in Cognos Business Insight

Introduction

Creating a dashboard in Cognos Business Insight

Applying filters in Cognos Business Insight

Configuring widget controls to customize the dashboard

Sharing and Collaborating with Other Users

Introduction

Collaborating with other users

Sharing Cognos content — adding portal pages to Cognos Connection

Sharing Cognos content — adding reports as portal tabs

Sharing the IBM Cognos Business Insight dashboard