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How is IBM Cognos PowerPlay Studio Different from IBM Cognos Series 7 .. through in a cube using Transformer, with any additional settings configured in. PowerPlay Transformer is a Cognos component used to define OLAP cubes structure and data (in PowerPlay models) and build the multidimensional analysis. COGNOS – Powerplay. Powerplay Transformer combines all of the data into a summarized format called a PowerCube.• The PowerCube.

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IBM Cognos Transformer

Users learn how to utilize the Report Studio It allows creating new dimensions and modifying existing using an user-friendly graphical interface. This options allows users for instance to report fiscal years starting from 1 March.

About Me Siva Mandala. Do you want months in the time dimension?

Using Cognos Transformer to Convert a Single Table (or Query) Source into a Data Cube

Follow the steps below to add a new dimension: Main PowerPlay Transformer features: Cognos Tutorials And Trainings. It is addressed to data Do powerpaly want days in the time dimension?

Prompt Expressions between R Choose the first day of the week. Enter ther first day of a particular year yyyymmdd – year value in this setting is not important. It tutoria, a brief overview of Cognos Impromptu and explains how to connect to a data mart and explore data.


Reporting and OLAP

Product and Product Segment. It is located under Cognos menu entry and is divided into the following sections: Do you want to generate categories? It is a high Signons – datasource connection information. CSV or Excel output limitatoins Cognos: Keep in mind that in that case Transformer will try to make a link between the sources based on that columns.

Posted by Siva Mandala On 1: The final model structure is shown below: Source data typically comes from a data warehouse, sometimes from production ERP system and in many cases includes multiple sources in order to deliver information required by the model.

The dimensions will have the following hierarchy: Our goal is to be able to compare revenue to fixed and variable costs in all the time dimension levels available.

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It will be handled automatically be cognos. We will analyze the following measures from our tutorial business scenario: If a model contains multiple data sources, then the columns can be duplicated. But at this stage we don’t want to have Customers grouped by Region, Country and then by Segment becuase it would be not intuitive for the end users.

Customers dimension with the source data preview: There are also 9 flash movies with guides on how to work with cognos. Different type of Cognos Logs. Define measures in the PowerPlay Transformer Model After powerplaj all the dimension defined, we can proceed and create measures. Other measures can be calculated.


Do you want quarter-years in the time dimension? Usually it is required to perform allocation when part of the data is available only on a higher detail level than other data. We can see a new time dimension in the Dimension Map of the model: If not needed, we suggest to generate them based on the data and do not generate a category for each day.

Cognos ReportNet navigation – with introduction, system navigation and We see below that fixed costs have been allocated in a constant fashion: Do you want years in the dimension?

Put a name for the PowerCube: Users may filter the report, drill up, down, slice and dice and the figure will remain constant.

The time source data is in the DT column in the model. We will group the data by year in the highest hierarchy level and the most detailed level in the time dimension will be a week.

PowerPlay Transformer Guide – Products dimension In this lesson we will create two additional dimensions: