Different Drillthroughs for Graph Elements

I recently received an interesting problem. A multi bar graph needed to have drillthroughs pointing to separate reports. The requirement is to have it seamless for the end-user, no transitional screens. If the user clicks on the revenue bar, it needs to go to the revenue report. If they click on the planned revenue bar,…

A few Report Studio tricks

Building reports in Cognos can be a fairly arduous process. A mistake early on in the development can cause some headaches later on. Quickly and efficiently building reports is best, but what if you have to go back and fix something? Fixing Extended Data Items One of the most common problems I run into is…

Takeaways from IBM Insight 2015

Unlike previous years, this year was almost all work. I didn’t really have any free time (what little time I had was devoted to the fine art of inebriation, with many thanks to Motio for doing there part), so I couldn’t give a daily overview. On the flip side, I did have much greater access…