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

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Scorecards and Metrics
Organizations embracing the Balanced Scorecard methodology use scorecards to view performance metrics of their organization at different levels. Cognos 8 provides the mechanisms for you to gather and load metrics to be used to measure performance. To develop a scorecard, you must familiarize yourself with and use both Metric Designer and Metric Studio. You use Metric Designer to gather metrics from import sources and prepare them for use in Metric Studio. Metric Studio enables users to monitor the business using key metrics and, when necessary, begin to understand more about the performance of the metric by easily reviewing reports created with Report Studio that are linked to the scorecards and metrics. You ...

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