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

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Reporting Planning data using BI Tools

This section explains the different methods that can be used to access planning data for BI reporting purposes.

Real-time reporting options

There are two ways that you can access live data:

  • Publish the application as a package to IBM Cognos Connection
  • Use Planning Contributor as a data source in Framework Manager

Publish the application as a package to IBM Cognos Connection

You can create a planning package of the ABC application in IBM Cognos Connection by running a GTP and selecting the Create Planning Package option. You will then be able to report directly off the planning package by using any of the IBM Cognos Studios. You can also determine the name and location of the package in IBM Cognos Connection in ...

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