Monitoring Performance Using Dashboards and Scorecards
Dashboards are created using Report Studio, which is a standard component installed with IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence (BI). Scorecards, on the other hand, are created using Metric Studio. Companies sometimes struggle when implementing either dashboards or scorecards because they are unclear of which studio to use. Or they hear words and phrases from users that might indicate the use of dashboards or scorecards, when, in actuality, what they need is a report. This chapter explains the differences between dashboards and scorecards and provides the information that will help you decide which studio you should use to meet your goals. It also offers hints you can use to achieve ...