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This application is a reporting tool for querying the Data Warehouse. Cognos is a web application, and no software installation is required. Cognos will eventually replace BrioQuery, but for now, BrioQuery reports are still available and supported.

Documentation overview

How to Access/Obtain

The Cognos Application can be accessed here: Cognos

Cognos 11.1.x Differences

  Old New
Layout New Webpage for each click Static webpage frame with content showing in the right pane
Default will have tiles for reference materials provided by IBM
Section for recent content
Navigation Tabs at top of page
Public Folders
My Folders
Tabs on navigation bar on the left
Team Content
My Content
Search Search Bar hidden at top right-hand corner Search icon in navigation bar on the left
Tools Cognos Workspace
Cognos Workspace Advanced
Query Studio
Analysis Studio
Report Studio
Event Studio
Running a report Click on report name to run as default type
Click on blue arrow to the right to run as different output type
Click on report name to run as default type
Click on ellipses after report name, then select Run as
Exporting a report after html run Click on the blue html icon in the upper right-hand corner and change to excel or csv then the report reruns as the selected format Click on the “Run as” button on top left-hand corner

How to Use

Troubleshooting and FAQ's

See Also

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Additional escalation information for Help Staff can be found here: Cognos Recon Page

IS&T Contributions

Documentation and information provided by IS&T staff members

Last Modified:

May 10, 2022

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