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Advantages of Cognos Mobile

Implementing Cognos Mobile

Implementing Cognos MobileChris FramelSenior Consultant#12What Well CoverWhy Mobile?IBM Cognos MobileIntroductionInstalling Cognos MobileQuestionsCUGCognos Mobile DemoActive Report Demo#2Senior Consultant with Infolink15 Years experience with CognosManaged deployment of 200 iPads and iPhones while CIO of ABQ WaterEnjoy fly fishing and holidaysWife says I dance like Bill Nye the Science Guy (watch his DWTS YouTube performance!)3Who Am I?

#Why Mobile?Proliferation of mobile devicesNeed to access data anywhereVPN capabilityOnline or offline needsSpread of wireless and #G connectionsManagement must havesEase of UseOther

CUG 1#What is IBM Cognos Mobile?Tool for viewing Cognos content online or offline on mobile device

AppsTablet Browser? - maybeIBM Cognos Mobile ClientIBM Cognos Mobile Native App (iPad)#Beginning 10.1 - the Big Changes6Enhancement HistoryiPad emphasis with iPad native appWeb browsing emphasis on various platformsActive Reports on iPad native appImproved promptingImporting from emailImproved security


7Enhancement History

Audit loggingApple push notifications (Badges and Texts)Pinch and zoom, more touch friendlyImproved mobile security and configurationBursting reports to mobile recipientsRAVE visualizationsPerformance, performance, performance#ComponentsIBM Cognos Mobile Service (Application tier)IBM Cognos Mobile Gateway IBM Cognos Mobile ClientMobile client for BlackberryiPad native app (available via iTunes)Web version (iPad, Android, iPhone) 8Installing Cognos MobileCUGRemote Configuration#Transforms Cognos Business Intelligence reports and analyses for mobile consumption.Compresses Cognos BI report and analysis content for fast distribution over-the-air to the mobile devices and access from those devices.Pushes report and analysis content to the mobile devices.Facilitates incoming and outgoing report-related and analysis-related requests between the mobile device and the environment to search, browse, or run reports.Synchronizes the mobile content store on the server with the mobile database on the mobile device Translates Cognos BI Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) messages into wireless-friendly messages.Communicates with the mobile

89Single Computer Install

#910Installation Tidbits

#Many ways to deploy mobile clientsApple configurations (a few of them!)Push notificationsMaximum login attemptsSession timeouts and security codesLease keyCaching credentials durationPass-through authentication

11Installation Tidbits

#Page 24 GuidePage 41Lots of Apple stuffConfiguration settings Dispatcher and Services, MobileService, Properties, Settings, Advanced Settings1112Demo

IBM Cognos Mobile Lets Take a Look!#13iPad Safari Browser - Tablet

#VPN access1314iPad Mobile Client

#VPN access1415iPad Native App

#VPN access but also offline1516iPad Native AppLets take a closer look!#VPN access but also offline16Highly interactiveExceptional performanceDisconnected!Sophisticated deployment optionsNow with visualizations (RAVE)Active Reports serve as the foundation17Understanding Capabilities

#.MHT is a MS technologyNo pressure on Application ServerLots of information in a single report, executives appreciate them. Interaction appealing and asthetic user interface, filtering and promptingPerformance data is not reliant on data source(s)Disconnected17Storyboarding and designNaming conventions Active controls Drill-through capabilitiesMHT file (careful of file size!)RAVE, admin and developmentPixels, pixels, pixels

18Whats an Active Report

#Although drill behavior is not supported, it can be emulated.Prints like HTMLBursting is an option to handle security, but remember, its a static outputActive reports are great for individuals who do not want to learn Cognos (logging in, navigating, etc.)Report Studio reports can be converted to an Active Report, but you cannot go from Active Report to RS report18Create a simple Active ReportLog into IBM Cognos MobileDownload the ReportView the ReportExamples19From Start to Finish - Demo


Questions?#Final slide20A little pre-lunch trivia for a $10 Starbucks Card!21Ending on a Good Note#

In 1994, whose last name is the same as the 41st state, led the Kansas City Chiefs to a 38-34 victory over John Elways Denver Broncos in what was voted the 5th most exciting football game in Monday Night Football history?22Question


##Screen Examples?#Final slide2425








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