Lockdown Cognos Security

Date: 13/01/2017

By Peter Fritzsche

Having seen all kinds of different Cognos installations of various sizes and complexity, I know that when it comes to security, there is always room for improvement.

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How Leading CFOs are Learning to Thrive amidst Digital Disruption

Date: 09/01/2017

By Marco Meisert

Digital disruption is transforming the corporate landscape, and innovative new business models are reshaping entire industries. To remain competitive, contemporary CFOs must assume new responsibilities, leverage new technologies, and implement new practices to identify and overcome these challenges.

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IBM adds map functionality to its Business Intelligence tools

Date: 24/10/2016

By Peter Fritzsche

Prior to August 2016, IBM’s Cognos Business Intelligence solution came with some standard map functionality which could be used to show tabular data in geographic maps. Whilst this gave Cognos report authors the ability to visualise geospatial data, the standard maps were generally not detailed enough to meet an organisation's needs, meaning they had to utilise one of the following alternatives:

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IBM Cognos Analytics R4 Released

Date: 10/10/2016

By Piers Wilson

Whilst no-one can dispute that Cognos Analytics is a great step forward for IBM’s Cognos Business Intelligence solution, in providing self-service BI reporting and dashboarding, it was missing one key piece of functionality essential for current customers to consider seriously upgrading their Cognos BI environment.

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Migrating Reports with MotioCI

Date: 24/07/2015

The Cognos BI version released after the current version 10.2.2 will be the last to include Query Studio and Analysis Studio - with Cognos Workspace Advanced replacing the capability from both Studios in future releases.

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