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IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide by Dan Volitich

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Introduction to IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence
Your organization has invested in the Cognos 8 software and has obtained licenses for user roles. After installing Cognos 8, users often ask two questions: “What do these roles mean, and what can I do with them?” This chapter tries to answer these questions. Successfully implementing Cognos 8 begins with an understanding of the native user roles and responsibilities, as well as the various IBM Cognos 8 studios. IBM Cognos 8 users will have the permissions to interact with IBM Cognos 8 and studios based on the roles and the privileges assigned to them. This chapter describes the user roles and the studios.
NOTE  For information on defining roles and permissions, refer to Chapter 17 ...

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