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Division of Finance State Data Warehouse is Moving to Cognos

Division of Finance is excited to announce the upgrade of the State Data Warehouse to the latest version of Cognos. This upgrade does not impact those users accessing the State Data Warehouse using an ODBC connection (i.e., Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel, etc.). Throughout the month of May you will continue to have access to the current State Data Warehouse FINET reports – reaching them as you normally due today. Additionally, during this transition month, you will also have access to all of the same reports within the newly upgraded Cognos system.

On Friday, May 3rd, we will provide you Access to the New Data Warehouse

UTAH FINANCE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE!

The New System looks quite different from the current data warehouse. Please schedule time to review the training, prior to logging into the new system.

TRAINING

While the new Cognos has an updated look and the navigation to our reports has changed, (please see the information provided below for a link to our updated Cognos training), the content of the Cognos reports remains the same as the current data warehouse.

As a User, here are some things you should do before Friday …

Watch the Training Video (approx. 45 minute video)

As soon as possible, please schedule time to watch the Training Video for the “Introduction to NEW Cognos”. Become familiar with the new look and feel, and learn how to locate the reports you frequently use. CLICK HERE Go To Training Video

Quick ‘How To’ document – Basic Navigation

HELP? You may experience an unexpected error in the new system, please email us using one of the links below. Please include a screen shot of what is occurring and if related, the name and location of the report causing the error.

– · For UDOT reports, please contact project-accounting@utah.gov

– · For Finance reports (non-udot), please click this link New Data Warehouse Help