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IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager

By : Terence Phillip Curran
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IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager

By: Terence Phillip Curran

Overview of this book

"IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager" is a complete practical guide to using and getting the best out of this essential tool for modeling your data for use with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting. With its step-by-step approach, this book is suitable for anyone from a beginner to an expert, complete with tips and tricks for better data modeling."IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager" is a step by step tutorial-based guide; from importing your data to designing and improving your model, and creating your packages while working with other modelers, every step is presented in a logical process.Learn how to use the best design strategy to design your model, create an import layer, a modeling layer, and a presentation layer to make your model easy to maintain. Do you need to design a DMR model? No problem, this book shows you every step. This book can even make working with other users easier - we will show you the methods and techniques for allowing others to work on the same model at the same time. Need to create dynamic data structures to change the way the data is presented to your users so your French users can see the data in French, your German users in German, and your English users in English? You can do all this with parameter maps."IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager" continues where the product manuals end, showing you how to build and refine your project through practical, step by step instructions.
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IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager
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Analyzing the impact of changes made to packages

Changes made to a project may impact reports already created using packages from the model, especially if query item names are changed or removed.

Adding new items to your model will not affect any existing reports that are based on packages from the model; however, if you rename or delete a query item from your model then any reports created using those items will no longer be valid because the query item is no longer part of the model package. Before republishing a package, you can see if any changes you have made to your model will affect any existing reports that use the package. You can find all of the changes that have been made to the package in the current session, as well as see details for each change and find out the names of reports affected by a specific change.


If you do not publish any of the packages using your model then no reports will be affected by the changes.

You can make use of package versions when publishing your...