"The appearance of your reports and dashboards – the actual visual appearance of your data analysis -- is important. An ugly or confusing report may be dismissed, even though it contains valuable insights about your data. Cognos Analytics has a long track record of high quality analytic insight, and now, we added a lot of new capabilities designed to help even novice users quickly and easily produce great-looking and consumable reports you can trust.
Watch this webinar to learn:
• How you can more effectively communicate with data.
• What constitutes an intuitive and highly navigable report
• How take advantage of some of the new capabilities in Cognos Analytics to create reports that are more compelling and understandable in less time.
• Some of the new and exciting capabilities coming to Cognos Analytics in 2018 (hint: more intelligent capabilities with enhancements to Natural Language Processing, data discovery and Machine Learning)."
"Today’s business users want to use all types of data to create compelling, shareable visualizations. But charts and graphs alone may not convey all the information, especially when they are part of a complex series. An audience can best understand analytic results when those results tell a story that connects all the pieces together. The right visuals can also reinforce the lessons buried in the data.
Stories are powerful mechanism to communicate with people. Stories stick and make insights actionable, so it goes without saying that storytelling is a very powerful (soft) skill. In this webinar, you'll learn how to effectively apply storytelling best practices to get your message across. Especially in the world of BI, it is getting more and more important to effectively communicate business results.
Watch this webinar to learn how to use IBM Cognos Analytics to:
· Create the important elements of a good story
· Put the data in context
· Select the best type of ch
Businesses can gain greater value from their BI investment by improving the way in which data flows to the BI system are managed. Many problems result when the ETL process is handled by a patchwork of scripting, custom coding, and various built-in schedulers that are part of existing ETL solutions, because these systems do not provide end-to-end execution, monitoring, and control of the ETL process.
IBM Cognos Business Insight changes information delivery for all business users. Watch this recorded event which originally aired on February 15, 2011 to see how this unlimited BI workspace enables business users to create, personalize and interact with all of their information assets. Through demos and discussion, you'll learn how this revolutionary interface lets users:
. Satisfy all their information needs in a single, highly intuitive workspace
. Blur the lines between business authoring and analysis
. Easily create net-new analysis
. Enhance existing reports with information from a personal data source
Discover how IBM Cognos Business Insight enables self-service BI for business users, while giving IT complete confidence that data will remain secure.
Blue Hill provides guidance on 1) the Customer Journey leading to a
new generation of analytic tools, 2) key value propositions associated
with moving to tools such as IBM Cognos Analytics and IBM Watson
Analytics, and 3) recommendations for best practices in maximizing the
value of insightful and predictive analytics for enterprise data.
Analytics is game-changing and can produce valuable insights from the ever-growing volume,
velocity and variety of data. Business Intelligence (BI) provides the foundation for many types
of Analytics. It enables companies to deliver exceptional customer experience, enhance
marketing effectiveness, increase operational efficiencies, reduce financial risks, improve
product quality and reliability, and so on. But businesses are also challenged to generate timecritical
actionable insights and make a compelling financial business case for BI investments.
Sign up for the webcast and you will learn: The strategic benefits of a robust information infrastructure for performance management, How to take immediate action if your operating reporting has data latency challenges, How to drive broader adoption in the business by addressing critical data challenges, Why the combination of IBM and Cognos, an IBM company, accelerates the delivery and quality of the information needed to drive business performance.
Learn how IBM’s change data capture technology can be used in conjunction with IBM’s performance management solutions from Cognos to provide access to the trusted information that systems and employees need to make informed decisions at the speed of business.
The information agenda is intended to map out corporate business and technology goals and to create a roadmap to ensure that companies can leverage their corporate information as a strategic asset in the pursuit of these goals.
The Performance Manager, Proven Strategies for Turning Information into Higher Business Performance, strengthens the partnership between decision-makers and the people who provide the information that drives better decisions. It suggests 42 decisions areas, or information sweet spots, to help you understand your data, plan, and monitor your performance.
This paper looks at research into the link between visual perception and understanding, and translates the findings into practical techniques that you can use to communicate more clearly with your data.
Read this Harvard Business Review article to learn how smart organizations are improving decision-making by identifying and prioritizing decisions; examining factors involved in each decision; designing roles, processes, systems and behaviors to improve decisions; and institutionalizing the new approach through training, refined data analysis, and outcome assessment.