Put out More Fires with Cognos FSR (and get up to 80% off software)

The Office of Finance is challenged day after day with the complexities of managing the spectrum of financial reporting requirements.  Financial reporting is extremely important for all companies, yet many organizations are implementing a broken process—the main flag being manual document production. This process presents more challenges than it solves. Even once the task of…

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Making the Case for Business Intelligence and Analytics Infographic

Business intelligence has come a long way since first being introduced in the 1950s to predict supplies based on past sales of teas and cakes in a United Kingdom tea shop. This infographic from Slashdot.org looks at the trends surrounding business intelligence and business analytics and their worth in modern business. Across industries, companies are…

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IBM Releases New Version of Cognos TM1

We are excited to announce that IBM has released a new version of Cognos TM1 with faster, more effective analytics, decision-making and planning. The original IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 release in February 2012 broke away from all market competitors with its groundbreaking capabilities in planning, analysis and forecasting. The ability to access Cognos TM1 through…

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Black Friday 2012 Data Report

After one of the biggest shopping events of the season, Black Friday, retailers have the latest data deluge to officially launch holiday deals and the much anticipated financial results of the season. Immense planning comes with a holiday shopping event like this, and with it even more data.  Data analytics has been driving retailers’ choices…

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The 2012 Elections: From the Data’s Point of View

Whether you stayed up late election night or woke up the next morning to the results of the 2012 elections, there is one thing we can all agree on about this year’s campaign: 2012 was the year of political big data analytics. Launching a new era of data analytics in politics, President Obama started collecting…

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