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Compare Objects Across Two Cognos Environments

Posted by Dan Sellari on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 @ 12:09 PM

Most Cognos developers have been confronted with this situation before:  A report runs perfectly fine in the Cognos Development or Test environment, but has some sort of issue in the Production Cognos environment.   This scenario generally results in the Cognos team asking the question, "What are the differences in this report between the Cognos environment where it works (Development/QA) and the Cognos environment where it has an issue (Production)?".  

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Tags: cognos change management, Cognos troublehsooting, motioci, Cognos version control

4 Common Version Control Scenarios in Cognos Connection

Posted by Dan Sellari on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 @ 12:04 AM

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Tags: cognos change management, motioci, Cognos version control, recover deleted Cognos

Version Control in Cognos Report Studio

Posted by Dan Sellari on Tue, Apr 03, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

One of the central capabilities of MotioCI is automated version control for all Cognos objects. While many of MotioCI's version control capabilities are transparent to BI Developers, key workflows around version control for certain types of objects are surfaced into the Cognos authoring studios.

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Tags: cognos change management, Cognos report studio, motioci, Cognos version control