IBM Cognos Planning Contributor

By design, IBM Cognos Planning Contributor is a data collection tool. This program has two components: administration and client.

Contributor administration

The Contributor administration component is called Contributor Administration Console (CAC). The CAC provides the functionality to publish the template created in Analyst over the Web after customizing its look and feel and applying any necessary security. It is a server-based tool and can be installed on a PC desktop or a server machine.

Panda Garden scenario

Using the CAC, you, as a Planning Administrator:

  • Publish the Analyst template over the Web for restaurant managers, so that they can submit their plan numbers
  • Customize the user interface of the template ...

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