Cognos 8 BI Solution
Cognos 8 Business Intelligence combines the ReportNet platform
with a single, Web Services architecture for all business intelligence
Cognos 8 BI claims to be the only fully integrated business intelligence
application suite, with the distinct feature of being built from
ground up innovation, rather than bolting together acquired' capabilities.
This is the foundation of the Cognos claim to provide "All
capabilities, One product, One architecture".
Cognos 8 aims to support best-practice decision areas, by business
function, and integrating three key performance capabilities:
- Reporting, query and analysis
- Measuring and monitoring
to provide a complete performance management system.
The Cognos key analytics Business Intelligence framework supports
business managers by providing ready access to dashboards and analytic
reports relating directly to their functional area, enabling them
to make the best possible decisions.
Cognos Product Features
Key features of Cognos include:
- One solution for all enterprise reporting and dashboard requirements.
- Unified Metadata layer
- Burst personalized reports to multiple locations and in multiple
- Multiple export formats: Excel, PDF, XML, HTML, and CSV.
- Flexible distribution methods: centralized access, email, application
integration, MS Office.
- Automatic Multilingual capability to deliver reports in users'
- Advanced Self Service Authoring - single drag and drop authoring
environment for all reports and dashboards.
- Embed live applications, Web sites, and non-BI content within
- Report against any data source: relational, dimensional ERP,
XML, Java beans, JDBC, LDAP, WSDL, Excel files, Access files,
Flat files, and legacy systems such as VSAM, IMS, IDMS, and Cobol
Copybooks. Also content management data - FileNet, Documentum,
- 100 percent, zero-footprint Web browser interface for all users
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