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IBM Cognos 8 Planning by Rich Babaran, Ned Riaz, Jason Edwards

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Using the Contributor Administration Console program

In this section, we will discuss the user interface of the Contributor Administration Console program. This console is used to create, configure, and distribute planning models.

We will cover three areas of the Contributor Administration Console interface: the Toolbar, Menus, and the Console Tree. We will explain the functionality of these items in the order in which they are used in the planning system:

  1. System-wide settings, after installation of IBM Cognos Planning
  2. Developing planning applications
  3. Deploying, monitoring, and troubleshooting planning applications

The following sections briefly cover the interface and its functionality. More detailed information is provided in subsequent chapters. ...

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