Striking the Balance
What is the point of having an abundance of data in all formats from all different sources if we cannot make sense of it?
Find your perfect balance between departmental needs for freedom and the organizational needs of security, governance, and oversight.
IBM Cognos Analytics is ready when you are with a unified experience that works anywhere, whether on the web or a mobile device. It enables you to quickly find, analyze, create, and share insight.
An analytics solution should have these key characteristics:
Intelligence – Analytics systems need to help guide users to the right answers. From helping them ask the right questions to recommending the best way to present those insights.
Agility – Analytics is no longer for a select few but it is for the many. Solutions need to easily scale and embrace users across all business functions, enabling them to explore ideas, test hypotheses, and adopt quickly and independently.
Mobility – Users want to do analytics anywhere anytime with a unified experience across all devices
Trusted– Users need to have confidence in both the data and the insights used to make decisions. Data integrity, security, and quality are paramount for successful data driven decision making.
Connected – In an analytics driven culture data and the tools that present it, connect people. Collaborative decision making has proven to yield better results. When people build on each others ideas by connecting different types of data, you can yield new insights.
- Get the information and results you want exactly how you want them. A guided and personalized experience helps you easily create or customize your own dashboards and reports in minutes.
- Capture and combine all types of data effortlessly. Smart search knows your intent and helps you access and work with trusted and personal data sources on premises or on cloud without IT.
- Get the answers you need when and where you need them including off-line interactive reports. Interact at the level you need with the same web-based experience across desktop and mobile devices.
- Increase your analytic skills without training. Intuitive interface exposes functionality in context to streamline your actions and seamlessly transition between tasks so you can focus on analyzing results.
Full spectrum of enterprise and departmental reporting options. From production to self-service reports that satisfy the business demand, and reduces the IT backlog freeing up technical resources.
A consistent user experience across web and mobile allows users to naturally progress along the spectrum of BI capabilities. This elevates their expertise, and reduces training and support costs.
Built-in intelligence provides a guided approach that anticipates the user’s intent and automates the process so the business can efficiently capture, understand, and share insights.
Designed for ease of use, a unified interface exposes functionality in context as needed so power and casual users can improve productivity and eliminate role boundaries.