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March 3, 2020

Why you should upgrade to IBM Cognos Analytics (11)

by Colin Quinn

With businesses generating more data than ever before, organizations need to invest in business intelligence (BI) capabilities to help generate greater insights from their data, drive better business decisions, and identify new opportunities. IBM Cognos Analytics is a self-service analytics platform that integrates cognitive computing technology, with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), originally developed for IBM Watson. Cognos Analytics is designed to learn the users’ data using cognitive technologies and can generate recommendations…

July 10, 2019

Planning analytics: What is your enterprise plan?

by Colin Quinn

It all begins with a plan. Whether it’s the overall strategic plan or a detailed operational plan, this step is usually part of the overall enterprise performance management strategy, which encompasses financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Planning is in a unique position compared to the other analytics groups because it relies on outputs of all the other steps. Even today spreadsheets remain one of the most popular tools used by enterprises for planning. However spreadsheets…

April 24, 2019

Top 3 Analytics Pain Points and the Answers

by Colin Quinn

Like kids complaining about how spring break is too short, data analysts always seem to be talking about pain points. Unlike too short of a break from school, however, the kind of pain points analysts typically encounter can be a little more complicated. In this post, we’ll be diving into the world of customer pain points – specifically, three pain points, what they are, and how you can position your company to overcome them with…