Dynamic Cubes: Detail Filters or Slicers?

February 22, 2017     Tips & Tricks

If you said “Slicers” think again. Working with a client recently, we came across some issues with reporting against Dynamic Cubes and determining when to use a Detail Filter or Slicer. We got on the horn with an IBM rep who had very deep knowledge of the architecture of Dynamic Cubes. He shared some insight that sort of blew our minds.


Accessing SAP HANA Live Data Via IBM Cognos

February 16, 2017     Uncategorized

While SAP ERP is an integral part of the enterprise, extracting user-friendly data from it can be difficult. Companies are turning to SAP HANA and SAP HANA Live Views in order to get flexibility and performance when querying large amounts of data. But, SAP HANA Live Views are not easily accessible in all reporting and analytic toolsets, such as Cognos. We examine how one client successfully integrated Cognos with SAP HANA Live.