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IBM Cognos Insight by Sanjeev Datta

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Reorienting data into Cognos Insight

Cognos Insight provides rich visualization options to raw data and allows us to drill up and down on crosstabs or various available charts. The crosstabs and charts provide interactivity with the data to allow further analysis that leads to deeper insights.

This section will describe the various features used to reorient the data in a fashion that suits the user's needs.

  • Drag-and-drop dimensions
  • Slice and dice title dimensions
  • Nesting dimensions
  • Sorting on data
  • Swap rows and columns
  • Charting options
  • Filtering values/explorer points
  • Types of calculations
  • Writing rules
  • Formatting methods
  • Grouping dimensions

US Economic Census and IBM Cognos data have been used to build these examples.

Drag-and-drop dimensions

Changing the ...

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