Reporting

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…

May 14, 2018

The 5 BIG Benefits of IBM Cognos Analytics for Dashboards

by Colin Quinn

In today’s data-driven business environment you need the ability to recognize and seize opportunities in real-time. Your team’s need to stay agile and focused – ready to rapidly engage and adjust your business strategies to reach your goals. To be successful, your teams need to be connected and have collaborative access to valuable corporate data, metrics, and information. The only way to get ALL the things you’ll need is to design, build, and purchase a customized business intelligence…

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…