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Authoring reports with Cognos Business Intelligence

Being able to communicate reports throughout an entire organization is an integral part to success. Doing so allows for a company not only to understand their performance, but is also allows for executives, managers, and users the ability to take action on recent information.

Despite the importance of being able to create actionable reports, many organizations face challenges when trying to deliver this information to a wider variety of users with different data sources.

The following white paper discusses how a new technology has effectively eliminated the challenges associated with report authoring and what you can do to satisfy the need of your company to maintain and communicate the best reports possible. 

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