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Analyst's take: IBM Cognos Express helps efficient adoption of BI and PM technology

In September, IBM Cognos launched IBM Cognos Express, which is an integrated BI and PM application designed specifically for small and midsized companies.  The application provides tools and functionality in areas that include reporting, analysis, dashboards, scorecards, planning, budgeting and forecasting.  The application’s functionality is available in three modules which can be purchased separately.

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    IBM Cognos 8 BI, which provides reporting, analysis, dashboard, and scorecard functionality for monitoring performance, analyzing trends, and evaluating operational or financial results. The application also offers tools for modeling how data in a business intelligence (BI) or performance management (PM) environment will be maintained, governed, and shared. ƒ

    IBM Cognos TM1, which is a performance management tool that enables companies to consolidate, view, edit, and analyze large volumes of data on a real-time basis. ƒ

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