Expertise in business analytics
IBM Cognos is a powerful business intelligence (BI) and performance management software suite developed by IBM. It provides a comprehensive set of tools for creating, managing, and distributing reports, dashboards, and analytics to help businesses make data-driven decisions and gain insights into their operations.
With IBM Business Analytics offerings, including Cognos and SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) software, organisations can implement a complete framework or pick and choose the products that best suit their business requirements, budget and existing systems.
The core components of business analytics include:
Business intelligence: Query, reporting, analysis, scorecards and dashboards to enable decision makers across the organisation to easily find, analyse and share the information they need to improve decision-making.
Analytic applications: Applications that package the business analytics capabilities, data models, process workflows and reports to address a particular domain or business problem, such as customer, workforce, supply chain or financial performance management.
Financial performance and strategy Management: Budgeting and planning, financial consolidation, scorecard and strategy management, financial analytics and related reporting capabilities to help simplify, structure and automate dynamic and sustainable financial performance and strategy management practices.
Advanced analytics: Data mining, predictive modelling ‘what if’ simulation, statistics and text analytics to identify meaningful patterns and correlations in data sets to predict future events and assess the attractiveness of various courses of action.
Benefits of IBM Cognos
Improved Decision-Making: Cognos empowers organisations with accurate and timely information, enabling better decision-making at all levels.
Increased Productivity: The self-service capabilities of Cognos allow users to create their reports and perform analysis, reducing dependency on IT and increasing productivity.
Real-Time Insights: With ad hoc querying and interactive dashboards, users can gain real-time insights into their data, spotting trends and patterns as they emerge.
Scalability and Flexibility: Cognos can scale to meet the needs of both small businesses and large enterprises. Its flexible architecture allows integration with various data sources and applications.
Consistent Reporting: Cognos ensures consistency in reporting across the organization, reducing discrepancies and improving data accuracy.
IBM Cognos Analytics Release 12 with a New Guided UI is here
With Cognos Analytics release 12.0.0, uncover insights from your data quickly by asking questions in natural language to get the answers you need to solve your business challenges. Take your insights and share them with your colleagues – wherever they do work.
Anyone can quickly get started building an interactive dashboard with our new guided UI. And our advanced caching means that interactions in dashboards are instantaneous.
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