Importing data using IBM Cognos packages

IBM Cognos unveiled a variety of data import methods in recent IBM Cognos Planning versions. A new import method—Importing Data Using IBM Cognos Packages—was introduced in version 8.2. With IBM Cognos Packages, you can import data into Contributor and Analyst programs by leveraging IBM Cognos BI modeling toolsets. In the following illustration, we explain how to import data using IBM Cognos packages:

Importing data using IBM Cognos packages

Using the Framework Manager (FM), you, as a BI modeler, create and program the FM model. The Framework Manager program is an IBM Cognos metadata modeling tool. You can define and program SQL query statements ...

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