The Business Team opens a ticket with BIA by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The person who opens this ticket should be a Cognos report developer or a team lead with a report developer resource
Include the following:
Name of the data source
Connection details for the data source: port and url or server name
The name of the data base administrator, the person who can create username logins and passwords for the data source
The Active Directory group that should have report developer access to this data.
The Active Directory group that should have consumer access to this data.
BIA requests firewalls to be lowered between data source and Cognos
BIA requests a username and password for the data source
BIA creates the folder structure in Cognos
One folder will be created to hold the in-progress data source and in-progress reports
One folder will be created to hold the final data source module
BIA imports data into Cognos - this will be all of the data
Business Team models the data in a Cognos data module
BIA can provide training as needed
This doesn’t have to be all of the data from the data source, more can be added to later if needed
Business Team can combine data modules of different data sources
This was the report developer can create data module joining the uploaded data source and Activity Hub packages
Business Team builds reports off the data module
Additional support needed after the data module is created can be secured by emailing email@example.com.