You've requested...

Share this with your colleagues:

Full Demo: IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence

If a new window did not open, click here to view this asset.

Download this next:

Bring your HR forward to gain efficiency and cost control

A common problem in today’s businesses is that HR departments spend too much time on administrative tasks and managing compliance and not enough supporting managers to develop employee potential. Along with outdated HR systems with loose or no integration with accounting systems and business management solutions, these add to the complexity of managing human capital.

So how can you master all these challenges, while remaining compliant with new and ever changing social regulations? Access this white paper to learn about a platform empowering your HR managers in achieving more efficiency and control over the cost of your workforce. You’ll discover how to bring HR forward by:

  • Engaging your employees
  • Gaining compliance and visibility
  • And more

These are also closely related to: "Full Demo: IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence"

  • Mining Gold from Gigabytes August 2016 Business Information

    Social media channels, web applications, sales and marketing systems and other sources are bursting with flows of consumer information pouring into corporate data reservoirs. The amount of data created annually, reports IDC, will reach a dizzying 44 trillion gigabytes in just a few years, and the storehouses to accommodate all that information are also growing exponentially. To mine gold from all those gigabytes and formulate intelligent business plans and sales strategies, organizations are turning to enterprise business analytics tools and techniques. Not surprisingly, two-thirds of companies surveyed by TechTarget plan to increase their spending on BI and big data analytics technologies over the next 12 months. 

    In the cover story of August's Business Information, editor David Essex examines three such organizations whose business intelligence strategies demonstrate the benefits of effective data analytics tied to key business applications, not to mention the hard lessons learned along the way. Oberweis Dairy is using enterprise business analytics software to improve the profitability of its home delivery routes, outdoor clothing maker Arc'teryx Equipment brought two vastly different ERP systems together under one data warehouse roof for easier analysis, and the University of Michigan Health System's Fast Analytics team automated its once cumbersome, manually driven revenue-cycle reporting process.

    In another feature, editor Bridget Botelho sheds light on the rapidly changing, complex world of enterprise application integration and the challenge to mix cloud apps with proprietary business apps to advance marketing intelligence and increase sales. Many companies lack a clear integration strategy and are falling behind in the race to integrate their data and applications. Yet many options are available to help them catch up, including cloud-based BI applications, third-party platforms and integration tools for non-techies.

    Also in this issue, learn how a dynamic data analytics duo teamed with data visualization software to convince a traditional farm cooperative to abandon pen and paper and adopt a data-driven business culture.

  • Cloud Analytics Flies Low

    Database, data warehouse, big data and BI analytics vendors are bulking up cloud service offerings. And a growing number of organizations are moving to manage and analyze data in the cloud.

    However, there’s mixed reaction with actually doing BI and big data analytics in the cloud. Some are jumping in totally while others are keeping one or both feet on the ground.

    In the cover story, uncover how First Tech Federal Credit Union and PayPal are leveraging cloud technologies to drive analytics programs.  Plus, via a recent TDWI report, learn how 309 of your peers will use the cloud for future projects.

    Also in this issue:

    • Follow the Data – and the Money
    • IOUG President Pushes Professional Resilience
    • Machine Learning Adds Analytics Smarts for Studied Users
    • Data Drivers
    • Analytics Initiatives Hinge on Data Quality
    • Watson Crams for Starring Analytics Role
    • Coding Could Trump Intuition

Find more content like what you just read:

  • Make automation part of Hadoop implementation

    Through workflow automation, enterprises can enable agile Hadoop deployments. Discover ways to experience faster time-to-value, improved IT productivity, fewer human errors, reduced IT costs, and standardization of Hadoop clusters.

    Download

  • Big Data Universe Expands

    The once insurmountable barriers to buying and applying BI big data analytics tools have lowered dramatically, allowing companies of all sizes to benefit from the products.

    Download

  • The ultimate guide to the future of big data architecture

    This three-part expert e-guide discusses the technologies and processes that will dominate future big data architectures.

    Download

  • Data virtualization: Your guide to successful implementation

    This technical white paper describes a step-by-step approach for setting up a data virtualization environment. Access now for do's, don'ts, and guidelines to help your organization develop effective and efficient data virtualization.

    Download

  • How to avoid the most common pitfalls of self-service BI

    With business intelligence and mobile technology leading the way for many organizations seeking deeper data insights from any location, enabling self-service BI is definitely on the top of big business goals. Unfortunately, avoiding the typical pitfalls self-service BI can be a bit difficult. Consult the following white paper to find out how.

    Download

  • How to deliver analytics to the 70-80% of users that don't get it

    The following white paper will examine and explain how to capitalize on the shifting roles of various user communities in the BI landscape, and demonstrate the importance of empowering functional managers and front-line workers with fast, easy, self-service access to critical information from a multitude of sources.

    Download

  • Information lifecycle management for big data

    This resource discusses how a comprehensive Information Lifecycle Management strategy can manage and govern any information that passes through your organization. Learn how you can cut costs, deliver better customer service, and improve business agility with this strategy.

    Download

  • Metadata: Implementing a comprehensive, user-driven approach

    Many business users have trouble seeing and understanding their metadata. Discover a platform that increases flexibility and helps you make the most of enterprise-wide metadata.

    Download

  • Brochure: DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS

    Discover the new features and benefits of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS version 4.1.

    Download

  • Weigh your big data analytics options

    In this report, you'll learn about big data- and analytics-minded customers and their numerous options for vendors and hardware platforms. Access now and gain an intimate understanding of what's available for in-memory technologies.

    Download

  • A new BI approach: 7 key requirements for operations

    Discover a new BI approach and the 7 major requirements IT managers and business users need to consider when evaluating and deploying new operational BI technologies.

    Download

  • Business Intelligence: Cognos BI: The new era of capacity management: The art of the possible

    Read the following white paper to see how Capacity Management Analytics can allow for capacity planners, system administrators, data center executives, and others to track, measure, and forecast capacity, pinpoint issues, and more.

    Download

  • Episode analytics: What it is and how it helps organizations

    In this resource, you will compare the differing types of episode analytics, and discover how healthcare providers use these analytics for payment bundling in real-world scenarios. Read on now to discover how to reduce variations that will negatively impact care outcomes and lead to higher costs.

    Download

  • Keep apps afloat: Get all your services in one place

    If only delivering IT and business services were as easy as accessing an app store. Discover ways to end the so-called "catalog sprawl," boost worker productivity, and reduce unauthorized IT when you enable one-stop shopping for IT and business services.

    Download

  • Benchmark report: Predictive analytics deployment trends and tips

    Based on a survey of more than 3,000 IT and business professionals, this exclusive benchmark report provides insights on predictive analytics deployment trends. Uncover key findings on implementation status, project steps, most important features, and much more to guide your own analytics strategy.

    Download