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U.S. Coast Guard’s Aviation Logistics Center Migrates to IBM Cognos 8 BI for Report Consolidation and Smarter Decision-making
In 2007, the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) expanded its logistics management IT system to include Naval operations in an effort to modernize its business processes. This created a need to consolidate its reporting and modernize its overall IT infrastructure to be more agile and responsive to support the transformation of the organization.
This brief paper describes the option the Coast Guard chose for its ability to cost-effectively get reports out over the Web to more than 13,000 users. Read on to learn how this option enhances users ability to produce financial reports, manage procurement, contractors, aviation and naval stations and depot supplies. Plus, discover how this system for supply chain and logistics management saved half a million dollars in the first year due to improved visibility into the status of part orders.