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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10: The Complete Guide by Sangeeta Gautam

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Chapter 11. IBM Cognos Framework Manager

This chapter focuses on metadata modeling using Framework Manager. Framework Manager is a metadata modeling tool for IBM Cognos BI. It is used to model the business needs of users. The metadata model presents the data to the business users in a meaningful way, which hides the underlying structural complexity of the data structures. At the same time it provides trusted information and predictable results that are easy to use for business users and report authors. Framework Manager is a Windows-based developer tool used to accomplish the metadata modeling task.

Metadata modeling is different from data modeling because metadata is data about data. Metadata is viewed differently depending upon your audience ...

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