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The mission of the Pittsburgh Cognos Business Intelligence Group is to provide a forum for the presentation and exchange of information and ideas regarding Business Intelligence using IBM Cognos Products.

The group is comprised of members from all types of Business Intelligence related disciplines who share a common interest in the sharing of information. Anyone from the technical person to the end user are welcome and encouraged to participate.

CBIG operates strictly on a volunteer basis.

Anyone interested in helping or presenting at an upcoming meeting is greatly encouraged.

Upcoming Events

The next Quarterly meeting is December 14, 2016. 

The location is:

IBM Offices

1710 Murray Ave

Suite 300

Pittsburgh Pa



1:00 – 1:15     General Welcome and Introductions

1:15 – 1:30     CBIG Updates by Dave Glotzbach

                      IBM updates by Rory Wickham of IBM

1:30– 2:15      Join IBM Technical Sales for Business Analytics to

                      look at the latest updates to Cognos Analytics;

                      Dashboarding, DataSets,Rave 2.0,  

                      Navigation paths and more!“ by Rory Wickham

      of IBM

2:15 – 2:30     Break

2:30 – 3:15     Presentation:

                        •       Determinants in Framework Manager  - When

                       are they needed and guidelines to implement

                        •       Description of determinants

                        •       Screen images of report showing

                       determinants needed and determinants effect

                        •       ERD of the database tables being reported

                        •       Setting up determinants

                        •       Determinant effects on generated SQL

                        by Gordon Lucht of OST Global

3: 15– 4:15    Open Forum/roundtable workshop

4:15 – 4:30    Q & A, Wrap-up, and closing remarks.  Raffle.          

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