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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 15, 2020

WKC - Metadata Import of Cognos Assets should also include calculations and expressions performed in Cognos

Currently just the data flow through the imported Cognos artifacts is visible in Information Asset View and Data Lineage. As there is also business logic and KPI calculation in Cognos this information is also important for the Business User analyzing the Data Lineage Graph.

Needed by Date Oct 31, 2020
  • Guest
    Oct 23, 2020

    Thanks for your idea. We can evaluate extending the existing Cognos import capabilities, that capture the Report and its query structure, the underlying Model and source Database information. Within the tool, the presence of Cogos is meant to provide a complete and hoslitic view of all informational assets of an Enterprise, and organzie and govern them thru Terms, Rules, Stewardship and other attributes, providing visibility and supporting lineage services.

    We understand the need for additional information to be included in such a view, and how that information is useful for the user to develop a deeper understanding. It is possible to add such information post-import (manually) thur the addition of custom attributes (properties).