Performance Monitoring in MetaManager™

The MetaManager™ Support and Development teams are very happy to release this new module.  Performance Monitoring in MetaManager™ brings a couple of productivity enhancements to users.   Building on our Performance Dashboard, users now have the...

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Find and Fix IBM Cognos Issues FAST with MetaManager

In this article we’ll be touring through MetaManager’s new and improved Object Editor, Object Viewer and Canned Reports modules. The Canned Reports module is designed to quickly export pre-designed and formatted reports that cover a number of questions and concerns...

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New MetaManager Pricing Starting at $4,900

Start saving time by using MetaManager now! MetaManager BI & Performance Bundles provide all of the tools needed to manage, secure and maintain a healthy IBM Cognos Analytics environment. With our simple subscription licensing you can access the whole of...

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MetaManager™ Environment Compare Module

The MetaManager™ Support and Development teams are very happy to release the Compare module.  Easily compare a source and target IBM Cognos Environment to determine what’s new, missing or different between Development, Test and Production. [video width="1280"...

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Tabbed Modules in MetaManager™

The MetaManager™ Support and Development teams are very happy to release this new feature in version 5.4.  Tabbed Modules in MetaManager™ bring a couple of productivity enhancements to users. First by opening only the modules that you need you can easily flip back and...

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IBM Cognos Analytics Compatability

The current release of MetaManager™ and Integrated Control Suite™ are both dynamically compatible with all releases of IBM Cognos Analytics, including Cognos Analytics 11.0.3, released July 11, 2016. With both Integrated Control Suite™ and MetaManager™, we are able to...

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Remove Users in Bulk from Groups and Roles

Managing user memberships can be tough. This particular pain point has been a hot topic with many of our clients over the last few weeks. We recently wrote a knowledgebase article that provides tips on how to make bulk updates to memberships. This article highlights...

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Fixing up IBM Cognos Schedules with MetaManager™

IBM Cognos Report Schedules seem to be one of those areas where things can get really messy over time.  In the beginning we set up our reports to run on a reasonable schedule and email outputs to accounts in our namespace.  But over time users add email addresses to...

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Webinar – MetaManager™ & Integrated Control Suite™

Replay our 45 minute webinar from Oct 1st. 2015 covering MetaManager™ & Integrated Control Suite™. In this webinar we cover a few of the most common use cases required when managing any IBM Cognos Implementation. Watch as we update Framework Manager Models, push...

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Best Practices with MetaManager™ for IBM Cognos BI

MetaManager™ works to keep your IBM Cognos BI Implementation clean and efficient. We've compiled a list of best practices which we think you should use occasionally to keep dibs on your content store. Report Validator Find Broken...

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Find scheduled reports with no recipients

Resources can be scarce in an IBM Cognos environment. A lack of resources can quickly lead to performance issues in the environment causing problems for the end users and administrators. When performance issues do start creeping up, a common question administrators...

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Create a List of Portal Tabs Available per User

Managing user portal tabs in IBM Cognos can be tough. Everything from deploying portal tabs to users, removing old portal tabs, or simply viewing which portal tabs each user can access. You may feel overwhelmed when needing to perform any of these tasks...

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Sorting out IBM Cognos Security using MetaManager™

Managing Security in IBM Cognos can get confusing pretty quickly.  Worst still, it can become obsolete or inaccurate over time and rooting out the issues is like an Easter Egg Hunt. It's for this reason that MetaManager™ has an entire bundle of modules dedicated to...

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Use MetaManager™ to Syncronize Security with a Database

A customer just hit us with a use case and we knocked it down with Script Runner. Check out this new article posted to the knowledgeBase which shows how to use MetaManager's™ Script Runner module to synchronize IBM Cognos Groups with information stored...

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Welcome to the Avnet BSP Software Blog

Hello, Welcome to the Tech Data BSP Software Blog.  We'll be using this blog to share news about exciting things going on here at BSP.  Here's some of the type of posts you can expect to see from us: Webinar Invites Product Release Announcements Tips & Tricks on...

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