Published on September 29, 2014
What’s New in 10.1.1 & Introducing IBM Cognos Insight : What’s New in 10.1.1 & Introducing IBM Cognos Insight What’s New in 10.1.1: What’s New in 10.1.1 Business Insight: Active Report inside Business Insight Dashboards RTM experience improved Better UI performance Swap Rows and Columns Hide widget toolbars Quickly change backgrounds and borders with a color picker Active Reports: New Controls in Active Report Simplified authoring to connect objects Passwords for Active Report Content Archival Archive and retrieve report output with Enterprise Content management Integration Users can easily search and access archived reports Leaner/faster Cognos Content store as less reports outputs need to be maintained Reducing costs associated with managing and accessing all forms of content Ensure information security and accuracy Facilitate regulatory compliance, resulting in improved risk management Dynamic Query Mode extends support to Relational Data Sources DMR (Dimensionally Modeled Relational) Anyone have users who…: Anyone have users who… Still prefer Excel? Analyze data that cannot be provided via Business Intelligence? Are still waiting to get their reporting needs met? Looking for alternative reporting solutions to be managed by department? Have a LOB who owns part of the BI budget and wants more control? Common problems to this include… Error prone Excel spreadsheets. The infamous Excel Farms. Lack of Collaboration. Siloed Business Intelligence Implementations. Issues of scalability. IT ends up supporting rogue vendor solutions PowerPoint Presentation: “ The data I need is not just in corporate systems ” PowerPoint Presentation: “ I don ’ t know exactly what I ’ m looking for… ” PowerPoint Presentation: “ Can ’ t afford to wait for someone else to build it ” PowerPoint Presentation: “ We need to understand and respond faster to market changes ” The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users: The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users Complex analysis Limited visualizations Great data interactivity The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users: The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users Complex analysis Limited visualizations Great data interactivity Limited data interactivity Pre-defined analysis Great visualizations The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users: The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users Complete data interactivity Comprehensive analysis Great visualizations Take action The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users: The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users: The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users: The Evolution of Analytics for Business Users The only desktop product that empowers decision makers to independently take insight to action PowerPoint Presentation: ‘drag and drop’ import, create data from scratch, and enrich without complex scripting PowerPoint Presentation: create custom applications, dashboards and ‘what-if’ scenario models to optimize outcomes PowerPoint Presentation: Complete control over look and feel PowerPoint Presentation: easily publish as a shared application to collaborate and take action PowerPoint Presentation: Simple ‘drag and drop’ import, create data from scratch, and enrich without complex scripting Import and combine data without complex scripting - Local data – ‘drag and drop’ a spreadsheet or desktop file - Databases – unlock the value from corporate data sources - Existing BI reports – leverage existing trusted reports - Predictive data – to understand what is likely to occur Create new data from scratch using the write-back engine - Add or change whatever you want at a granular level - User contributed data like forecasts added by co-workers Enrich data for greater understanding - Calculated data like comparisons to identify trends - Data spreading for powerful ‘what-if’ modeling - Annotations to add comments and collaborate with others PowerPoint Presentation: Create custom applications, dashboards and ‘what-if’ scenario models to optimize outcomes Slice and dice through data - Intuitive gestures to explore ‘ What-if’ analysis - Define scenarios, fully understand why and optimize outcomes Automatic comparisons - Use built-in calculations and traffic lights Change data views on the fly - Customize views like groups and hierarchies Search data - Just type a word to automatically filter all associated data 60 second dashboards - Raw data to analysis and published dashboard in 60 seconds PowerPoint Presentation: Complete control over the look and feel for a more compelling presentation Rich set of chart types - Create powerful visual representations Smart filters - Easily navigate using associations between related data Linked visualizations - See how a change in one item effects the big picture Complete layout control - Apply design themes for style, add widgets including Web content and scriptable action buttons PowerPoint Presentation: Easily extend within the Cognos 10 family to collaborate, plan and take action Publish applications – Make your application centrally available and manage deployment Collaborate – Annotate, share, and automatically aggregate contributions Extend to other interfaces – iPad, mobile, Web, or Excel to provide the appropriate interface to any user Wired for the enterprise – Easily grow into more powerful business analytics capabilities like managed reporting, performance management, predictive analytics and more Top 5 Differentiators: Top 5 Differentiators Read and Write Change or add new data, simple import, no scripting Customize You are empowered to create, not just consume What-if Scenario Model Model new scenarios, test assumptions, optimize Plan Modify plans, budgets, forecasts accordingly Extend Predictive analytics, managed reporting, performance management Don’t just discover… Do something with it. IBM Cognos 10 family – analytics in the hands of everyone: IBM Cognos 10 family – analytics in the hands of everyone Address all your analytic needs Report, Analyze , Model, Plan and Collaborate Right-sized for all your organizational needs Individuals have freedom and flexibility plus access corporate information and can share insights with the wider community Workgroups and Midsized get up and running fast with easy to install and manage integrated reporting, analysis and planning solution Organizations deploy broad analytic capabilities to 100s or 1,000s of people Solution for today that you can’t outgrow Flexible and easy to use Integrated and easy to manage Seamless to grow with evolving needs Deploy Cognos 10 and start your journey to making better decisions Pricing: Pricing User Cost Standalone Share Files Publish & Consume From Server Contribute to Managed Plans Standard Edition $500 USD Use with BI Inc w/ Adv Biz Author role $1,680 USD Use with Planning Inc w/ Contributor role $2,200 USD Pricing examples in $USD, please check local pricing Immediate purchase available on IBM.com Trade-up available from Standard Edition to server roles Available with Cognos Express in next release (expected Q2) PowerPoint Presentation: Training , Examples, and more! ? ! Value to the Business User: Value to the Business User Faster and Easy to Explore, Scenario Model and Share without IT Independent Analysis Performance and flexibility on my desktop without a server. Share with other team members. Combine any data from spreadsheets to corporate managed data. “What if” scenario modeling with flexibility at the cell level to input or change data, pre-built calculations and comparisons, data spreading, annotations. Grow when ready to do more like predictive analytics, planning, big data, etc. Value to IT Be more responsive to business users without compromising enterprise IT values. Avoid rework – users should leverage any existing BI content. Avoid silos - When used with the Enterprise, users work with in a governed deployment. Avoid dead ends: Can extend personalized analytics to perdictive , managed reporting, performance management, etc. Easy growth from individual to departmental to enterprise. PowerPoint Presentation: Questions? Comments? Feedback? 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