Introduction
  • Cognos 8 Business Intelligence is an integrated enterprise solution
  • Cognos 8 combines major upgrades from ReportNet, PowerPlay Web Explorer, Metrics Manager, and DecisionStream, and further integrates these components.
  • It includes new versions of Report Studio, Query Studio, and Cognos Connection

New features

  • PowerPlay Web is replaced by Analysis Studio
  • Metrics Manager is replaced by Metric Studio
  • DecisionStream is replaced by Data Manager
  • Event Studio is added to provide event lifecycle management.
  • Open data access
  • Dimensional Modeling of Relational Data Sources in Framework Manager
  • Support for Data Source by Studio – 
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Web User Interface
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Client User Interface
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Workflow
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