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January 10, 2018

5 Reasons Your CEO Prefers Data On A Dashboard

by Colin Quinn

The days of CEOs waiting for the delivery of a physical report are long gone. Today, many forward-thinking executives are making use of data visuals and dashboards to gain insight into their company, rather than relying on IT. There are many benefits of CEO dashboards with a connected interface, including the ability to track performance and monitor data, profits, balances, revenues and forecasts all in real-time. CEOs prefer their data on a dashboard for these top five…

November 15, 2017

How to Create a Basic Report in IBM Cognos Analytics

by Colin Quinn

Creating a report When you create a report, you are actually creating a report specification. The report specification defines the queries and prompts that are used to retrieve data and the layouts and styles used to present the data. For simplicity, the report specification is named by the same name as the report. This post will cover the basics of creating, validating, and running IBM Cognos Analytics Reports. For additional tips and tricks on IBM Cognos…

July 27, 2017

Dashboards: Unifying Business

by Julia Nixon

To be successful, a business must be unified. Employers and employees must work toward a common goal, and they must believe that their individual work contributes positively to the business as a whole. Unfortunately, it can be challenging for employees to feel that their contributions matter. In large businesses, an employee may think he or she is simply a number—one among many—without the ability to make an impact. Business Intelligence Dashboards prove to both employers…