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CBIG Pittsburgh User Group Meeting

Sep 05th 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thermo Fisher Scientific - 300 Industry Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275

Please join LPA in attending the Cognos Business Intelligence User Group (CBIG) for their upcoming meeting at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Pittsburgh, PA.  The agenda will be as follows: 

12:00 – 1:00   Lunch hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific

1:00 – 1:15     General Welcome and Introductions

1:15 – 2:15     Presentation - Agile. What is it and how does it apply to a BI environment. Presented by Joe Maggi, James Stevens, and Ryan Smith of Agilarc, LLC

2:15 – 2:30     Break

2:30 – 3:00     Presentation - Saving reports to SharePoint. A Also appending Burst Key to the report output if it is burst. Using AD information to notify users that their report has failed. Future use of AD info to publish reports to individual’s SharePoint pages. Presented by Steve Bavaro of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

3:00 – 3:15     Break

3:15 – 4:15     Presentation - Introduction to Cognos Analysis for Excel (CAFÉ) - Overview of CAFÉ and demos of reporting against relational and multidimensional sources. Also discuss new changes to IBM Cognos Licensing. Presented by Taufiq Habiby of LPA Software Solutions, LLC

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


There will be a $10 fee to attend.  Please register today! 

Register here.