Preface

In this book we provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the design and development of planning models using IBM Cognos Planning. We have divided the book into four parts. The first part (Chapters 1-3) provides a compelling argument for improving your enterprise planning process, and introduces you to the IBM Cognos Planning suite and the model development process. The second part (Chapters 4-7) discusses model building in detail. The third part discusses the web development process (Chapters 8-13). The fourth part (Chapters 14-16) covers maintenance and automation of the planning models.

What this book covers

Chapter 1 states the objective of this book and its intended audience. We uncover the most common issues that organizations ...

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