Cognos 8 Pricing
IBM Cognos® 8 BI delivers the complete range of BI capabilities – Reporting, Analysis, Dashboards, and Scorecards -- on a single service-oriented architecture (SOA).
Author, share, and use reports that draw on data from all enterprise sources for better business decisions. Use reports, analysis, dashboards and scorecards to monitor business performance, analyze trends and measure results. A service-oriented architecture (SOA) makes it easy to deploy and manage.
Build reports, OLAP cubes, dashboards and scorecards using all data sources. Proven scalability to hundreds of thousands of users. Modular deployment lets you meet immediate user needs and expand or modify as needed.Reporting: Write and deliver any type of report, adaptable to any data source, quickly and easily.Analysis: Analyze and report against online analytical processing (OLAP) and dimensionally aware relational sources.Scorecarding: Build scorecards to align teams and tactics with strategy.Dashboards: Communicate complex information quickly with a range of easy-to-build dashboards.
IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence delivers the complete range of BI capabilities: Reporting, Analysis, Dashboarding and Scorecards on a single, service-oriented architecture (SOA). Author, share and use reports that draw on data across all enterprise sources for better business decisions.
Features and Benefits
IBM Cognos 8 BI Reporting enables you to make smarter business decisions by providing a comprehensive set of reporting capabilities and access to the information you need. Reporting with IBM Cognos 8 BI delivers a single, Web-based, solution for all components of the reporting lifecycle:
Self-service reporting enables you to get the information you need quickly and easily without relying on IT.Author once, access anywhere enables IT to create a single report that can be accessed on multiple devices, in 25+ languages, in multiple formats, and in other applications and processes.Report lifecycle enables collaboration between business and IT by enabling the sharing of queries and reports.
IBM Cognos 8 BI Analysis enables the interactive exploration of information regardless of where the data is stored (OLAP and dimensionally modeled relational sources). It is particularly useful for managers and analysts who need to analyze and report trends in organizational performance. IBM Cognos 8 BI Analysis enables you to:
Perform complex analysis quickly and easily to get to the "why" behind an event or action to improve business performance.Explore large complex data sets using drag-and-drop techniques. Drill down through increasing levels of detail and view by different dimensions, such as sales per region or by product.View and analyze data relationships graphically and change displays easily. You can easily drill down, rank, sort, forecast and nest information to gain greater insight into trends, causes and effects.
IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence Dashboarding solutions help you monitor, measure and manage corporate performance. Dashboards provide an at-a-glance, factual and timely view of business performance. You can identify anomalies that could turn into significant business issues, and you can dig deeper into root causes. IBM Cognos 8 BI Dashboard solutions:
Offer personalized views of trusted key information.Deliver a high degree of visualization with graphs, gauges and charts.Can easily be delivered in multiple formats to suit specific needs of business users.Are easy to manage from an IT perspective.
IBM Cognos 8 BI Scorecarding software helps you align your teams and tactics with strategy, communicate goals consistently and monitor performance against targets. You can use IBM Cognos 8 BI Scorecarding to manage the full scope of your business processes:
Create scorecard portlets to access and communicate scorecard content across all of your organization, and encourage broader use of scorecard and business strategy information.Build strategy maps, cause-and-effect diagrams, and other elements of the Balanced Scorecard.Deliver e-mail alerts to a user’s desktop, remote location or PDA when the status of a metric changes. Ensure ownership and accountability so that performance issues are not overlooked.