Cognos 10: Top 10 things you should know
IBM Cognos 10 is the latest version of business analytics software from IBM. The new solution boasts improvements and enhancements on almost every level and integrates technologies from many other IBM products.
The new Cognos 10 includes mobile analytics, real-time and collaborative business intelligence and more.
- IBM Cognos delivers features and solutions for business intelligence, predictive and advanced analytics, financial, performance and strategy management, governance and compliance, and analytics applications.
- Enhancements have made to the query performance resulting in three times faster queries than before.
- Built-in collaboration and social networking features include annotation at cell level, the ability to create decision communities, produce decision templates and capture lineage of decisions throughout the system.
- Cognos Mobile is compatible with iPad, iPhone, Windows Mobile, Blackberry and Symbian platforms. The platforms allows full interactivity with the reports including drill-down and scheduling.
- SPSS modeller and statistics are integrated into the platform providing predictive analysis and insight into Cognos 10 data delivered directly to your existing analytics environment.
- Cognos has completely re-vamped the end-user experience with a new tools called Workspace and Workspace Advanced, making it simpler and easier to use. It is designed to provide flexibility and provides a single user interface experience.
- The deep integration of TM1 functionality makes it easier for end-users to leverage Cognos 10 data with the scenario analysis and enterprise planning functionality of TM1.
- Cognos 10 is designed to make information more actionable. With the personal analytics tool Cognos Insight, users can explore their data and build what if scenarios using their own datasets. Real-time reporting (with Cognos Real-Time Monitoring) and predictive (with SPSS) provides a feature rich tool set to help businesses make informed decisions.
- When upgrading your version of Cognos, IBM’s Lifecycle Management Tool will assist you in ensuring your migrated reports will work correctly in the new release.
- IBM Cognos 10 is an end-to-end enterprise solution that is scalable to suit the needs of any size company with a well-defined growth path. “Start Small Think Big”
Cognos 10 is designed to enhance your business by providing smart intelligence just when you need it.
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