Auto-Generate Business Views to Speed Report Development for Cognos Users

For Cognos users, gaining true “user-friendly” access to Oracle application data requires IT to analyze and painstakingly map the intricate configurations of the application’s database. This significant effort and expense in setting up and maintaining the Cognos BI environment is eliminated using Magnitude, which quickly empowers Cognos BI users with the capability to more easily and fully access Oracle application data and to develop their own operational reports without asking IT for assistance.

Magnitude “powers up” Cognos BI by:

  • Providing the tools and technology that simplify access to Oracle application data
  • Empowering Cognos users to answer their own operational questions without IT assistance

Automate the Process of Populating a Cognos Framework Manager Model

Magnitude Noetix Generator enables Cognos BI users to more effectively access Oracle E-Business Suite application data and create custom reports without IT assistance. By automating the process of populating Cognos Report Studio with Magnitude NoetixViews, report writers can more quickly and easily develop their own reports.

With Magnitude Noetix Generator, Cognos BI administrators benefit by automating the process necessary to build and maintain a Cognos Framework Manager model by incorporating Magnitude NoetixViews for Oracle E-Business Suite into the reporting application. As a result, administrators are more quickly able to publish this model as NoetixViews packages into the Cognos Content Store, saving significant time and expense.

KEY FEATURES

For Cognos BI Administrators

  • Automatic Creation of Cognos Query Subjects and Query Items
    Within minutes, Cognos BI administrators can automatically populate a model in Cognos Framework Manager with the latest Magnitude NoetixViews reporting objects and content.
  • Automatic Population of Cognos Packages
    Cognos BI administrators can automatically publish the generated packages into the Cognos Content Store.
  • Automatic Creation of Cognos Roles
    By grouping Cognos query subjects by Magnitude NoetixViews roles, security setup is greatly simplified. Administrators can easily grant these roles to Cognos BI users, giving them access to only the views they are authorized to use.

For Cognos BI Users

  • Descriptive Magnitude NoetixViews Content
    In Cognos Report Studio descriptive information about each view is generated, providing users with the familiar business language they know and understand.
  • Predefined Joins and View Relationships
    Magnitude Noetix Generator automatically defines the joins between related Magnitude NoetixViews, providing Cognos users with a greater breadth and depth of information retrieval.
  • Hundreds of Answers “Out-of-the-Box”
    Users can begin answering their business questions immediately by leveraging the pre-built report templates available to them in Cognos Report Studio.
  • Automatic Population of Query Item Prompt Info
    Report writers can add efficient filters to their reports by using specialized views, designed to enhance performance when filtering data in a report.
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