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Cognos 11 Analytics Information

 What is Cognos Analytics and how does it affect me?

  1. Cognos Analytics, or Cognos 11, is the newest version of Cognos. It has a new user interface and offers some new enhancements for users.
  2. The Purdue West Lafayette campus will be upgrading Phase 1 of the new version on November 11, 2017.
  3. A Phase 2 project with new features is slated to be released the first quarter of 2018.
  4. This upgrade will affect ALL users consuming Business and Finance reports as well as Purdue West Lafayette Student and University Development report consumers. (Regional campuses using Cognos for their student population reporting will not be affected).

Training for Cognos 11 Analytics

  • The BICC will begin training showcases in late September.  Sessions are broken into two different types based on licensing roles.
  • Only register for one session based on your Cognos license type.

Consumer Showcase Registration - for users who create queries using Query Studio OR Consumers accessing Cognos to run existing reports and/or make report view copies for scheduled reports.

Report Author Showcase Registration - create and maintain reports using the authoring capabilities within Cognos.

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