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Webinar: What's New in Cognos Analytics v11.0.8

Posted: Dec 06, 2017

Category: Business Intelligence | Tags: Webinar

IBM recently released Cognos Analytics v11.0.8. This webinar reviews and discusses v11.0.8 new features and functionality, including:


  • Additional data sources including MongoDB Connector for BI2.2.1, Spark SQL 2.1 Thrift Server, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Amazon Redshift and more
  • Creating a data set has been enhanced with a "design view" so there is no need to wait for data retrieval while designing a data set
  • General users can now manage their schedules and subscriptions via the interface

Dashboards and stories:

  • Some visualizations allow you to add shadows to labels and increase the contrast of labels
  • When building a dashboard with data sources that have multiple data source connections and/or sign-ons, you will be promoted to select a connection and/or sign-on
  • Highlight data in a story
  • Play all scenes/continuously loop through a story


  • Added latitude/longitude location in a map - now with the ability to show data for one location either as a filled region, a point, a latitude/longitude point, or a combination of these locations
  • Label enhancements (as in dashboards)
  • Now save reports in an XML format
  • Ad images from an image gallery to a report (as in Dashboard)

Data Modeling:

  • Data module diagram has been redesigned, including changes to the cardinality settings
  • Cognos for MS Office V11 has been released

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