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IBM Cognos 8 Planning by Rich Babaran, Ned Riaz, Jason Edwards

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Chapter 12. Working with the Contributor Web Client

The previous chapters have focused on the application development tasks that are performed in order to design and build a forecasting and budgeting application. This chapter explains how the Contributor end user can use this application to forecast and budget for the entities that they are responsible for within a company during a typical planning cycle. After you have read this chapter, you will fully understand:

  • The Contributor workflow process
  • The roles of a planner and a reviewer within the planning process
  • The rights of a planner and a reviewer
  • How to monitor the current status of the forecast and budget process within a cycle, by using the workflow screen
  • How to log on to and navigate in the ...

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