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and drill down into that particular product. For example, if we select the large
bubble in the upper right, we get the new dashboard shown in Figure 11-6.
Figure 11-6 Drill down in IBM Cognos Business Insight dashboards
IBM Cognos Business Insights are described in much greater detail in IBM
Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 Handbook, SG24-7912.
11.4 IBM Cognos disconnected report interaction
With IBM Cognos 10 Business Intelligence, it is possible to distribute interactive
reports that are disconnected from their source data. This is a key advancement
over being limited to static reports when disconnected.
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This feature is known as
IBM Cognos Active Report.
11.4.1 IBM Cognos Active Report overview
IBM Cognos Active Report includes reports that are built for business users,
allowing them to explore data and derive additional insight. IBM Cognos Active
Report extends the reach of business intelligence and analytics to employees in
the field and business partners. IBM Cognos Active Report can be consumed by
users who are offline, making this an ideal solution for remote users such as the
sales force.
You use IBM Cognos Report Studio to create active reports. IBM Cognos Active
Report is a report output type that provides a highly interactive and easy-to-use
managed report. Report authors build reports that are targeted at users’ needs,
keeping the user experience simple and engaging.
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Content derived from IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 Handbook, SG24-7912.

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