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  1. 1. Friedel Jonker, IBM Software Client Leader2011/06/03IBM Cognos Mobile Business Analytics software © 2011 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. Business Analytics softwareAgenda The mobile market is shifting How IBM Cognos Mobile can help Summary Questions “Mobile BI has the potential to significantly expand the population of BI users to include a much more mainstream audience.” Gartner: 2011 BI Platforms Magic Quadrant2 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. Business Analytics softwareRise of Mobility – Why? The need for information at your fingertips exists today and will continue to intensify Mobility is what people need the most – access to information ‘anywhere’ Instantly on, portable, smaller and lighter and can hold vast amounts of information Tool for Social Interaction Ease of use and ‘wow’ factor Mobile users expect high-fidelity access to the same info they have on the desktop, presented in an easy-to-learn, mobile-friendly format3 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. Business Analytics softwareAnalysts Validating the Trends By 2013, 33% of business intelligence functionality will be consumed via handheld devices. Gartner Predicts (Nov 2010) Nearly 90 percent of companies think mobile business intelligence is important Howard Dresner Mobile BI Study (Sept 2010)4 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. Business Analytics software Business drivers for Mobile BI Business managers are looking to… Equip front-line workforce with the timely information needed to make informed BI at the point of impact decisions, regardless of location Fully interact with BI content on mobile devices Deeper insights Provide full Enterprise support for market-leading Broad platform support mobile platforms 5 © 2011 IBM Corporation5
  6. 6. Business Analytics softwareThe changing mobile user and IT landscape The shift for mobile users They expect information at their fingertips, anywhere They expect the same information from desktop to mobile They expect their personal devices to work for business The shift for IT Deliver the same experience regardless of device Support various personal devices Create a mobile strategy for securing all information Organizations need a mobile solution to support both the business and IT shifts © 2011 IBM Corporation 6
  7. 7. Business Analytics softwareCognos 10: Intelligence UnleashedSmarter Decisions. Better Results. Freedom to Think • Unified workspace • All time horizons • Progressive interaction Connect with Others • Decision networks • Business context • Accountability and Simply Do • Mobile and Disconnected • Integrated A revolutionary BI workspace • Real-time delivered on a proven platform with seamless upgrade7 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. Business Analytics softwareWho’s Using IBM Cognos Mobile? ● Executives ● Consume dashboard reports on KPIs across the business, based on various geographies ● Police Officers ● Call in progress status ● Crime statistics ● Retail Regional Managers ● Up to date sales information on stores to visit ● Field Sales Rep ● Customer history (orders, contacts, open issues, etc…) © 2011 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. Business Analytics softwareIBM Cognos Mobile Analytics is about information for better decisions while Mobility is about what people need the most – access to information ‘anywhere’ Author once, consume anywhere Full BI interactivity including Drill Up/Down/Through Schedule reports for immediate access to key content Secure, broad access to analytic content Simplified user experience across devices Support a wide range of devices including Blackberry, Symbian, Windows Mobile, iPad, iPhone, Playbook and Android for various tablets Location Aware Intelligence9 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. Business Analytics softwareAuthor Once, Consume Anywhere Benefits for Business Users can expect the same information on their mobile devices as on their desktop Users are able to make better decisions fast because they are receiving more targeted information Benefits for IT Increases value of deploying a single BI solution Confidential corporate information is secured on their mobile device The SAME secure, timely and personalized information delivered to your mobile device10 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. Business Analytics softwareDEMO: Author Once, Consume Anywhere11 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. Business Analytics softwareSchedule and drill thru reports for immediate access to key content Schedule reports to multiple users at specific times Integrated scheduling – from Cognos server Includes bursting reports – different data for different users Sent to users at specified times Drill up – drill down – drill through12 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. Business Analytics softwareIBM Cognos Mobile BI Security and Architecture RIM BlackBerry® Enterprise Server (BlackBerry only) Internet & wireless carriers IBM Cognos Platform (IP, WiFi, Edge, GSM CPRS, 3G, etc.) IBM Cognos IBM Cognos Mobile BI Data compression – Service in transmission and on device Native IBM Cognos Devices Content Store Report Data Source13 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. Business Analytics softwareEnhanced Support for Mobile BI User Experience Extending device support and enhancing mobile user experience • Support for iPhone and iPad • Modern and compelling UI that leverages touch interface and common gestures • BlackBerry improvements • Enhanced UI and support for BlackBerry Torch and Storm • NEW: Support for • Current device support line up14 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  15. 15. Business Analytics software IBM Cognos Mobile 10.1 IBM Cognos Mobile support for iPhone and iPad: – Zero footprint web application for both iPhone and iPad – Full BI interactivity including Drill Up/Down/Through using common Touch gestures Broad and intuitive Prompt support: – Support for additional prompt types and format pages New and enhanced user interface for the BlackBerry device: – New and Improved user interface using modern BlackBerry design paradigm 15 © 2011 IBM Corporation15
  16. 16. Business Analytics softwareLocation Aware Reporting using IBM Cognos Mobile Retrieves GPS data from the mobile device to determine current location Completes location-specific report prompts with current location to get contextually relevant information. Supports needs in areas such as Government, Real Estate, Financial Services, Retail Law Enforcement Use Case: – Police officer requests mug shots of wanted violent criminals who live within 1,000 ft of current location – Uses the mug shot on their mobile device to canvas for possible witnesses, suspects16 © 2011 IBM Corporation 16
  17. 17. Business Analytics softwareIBM Cognos 10 Platform & Mobile: Flexible Access Mobile Search Dashboard Office Web17 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  18. 18. Business Analytics softwareDorel: Leveraging BI Anywhere, AnytimeDorel executives use Mobile BI dashboards to track sales data “I think the early adopter ofof IBM Cognos Mobilegeneral…we have a "Were not an real power new versions of software in is that beyond having reports delivered have to move them users can Cognos 10 large army to move forward we to their particularforward in an go into pace. There are three main areas and this inbox, new version orderly either public to evaluate own Cognos folders to refresh data as that caused us or their it in a way in which we normally would not. First in theyareas of it, whenever, wherever they are. In this way of a the need scalability and performance. …we have high expectations they much more stable platform and a faster performing platform because we have a very large implementation of which up to date with no into the have data that is in real time and will eventually scale up limitations. They thousand or focus in on the data within that neighborhood of ten can then more users...“ report that is important to them.” Mark McDaniel Boeing Finance Reporting Ian F.C. Farthing, CGA, CPA V.P. - Corporate Services Dorel Industries Inc. Dorel Industries Inc. is a world class juvenile products and bicycle company. Some familiar brands include: 18 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  19. 19. Business Analytics softwareSummaryAnalytics on the go for more devicesIBM Cognos MobileProvide interactive BI reports on market-leading handheld mobile devices.Benefits Deliver BI information to users in the context of their day-to-day processes and applications Provide actionable intelligence to users, no matter their location or their connectivity Put a new lens on your existing BI data with different ways to look at BI information Maintain consistent security19 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  20. 20. Business Analytics softwareQuestions? ? ? ?20 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  21. 21. Business Analytics software © Copyright IBM Corporation 2011 All rights reserved. The information contained in these materials is provided for informational purposes only, and is provided AS IS without warranty of any kind, express or implied. IBM shall not be responsible for any damages arising out of the use of, or otherwise related to, these materials. Nothing contained in these materials is intended to, nor shall have the effect of, creating any warranties or representations from IBM or its suppliers or licensors, or altering the terms and conditions of the applicable license agreement governing the use of IBM software. References in these materials to IBM products, programs, or services do not imply that they will be available in all countries in which IBM operates. Product release dates and/or capabilities referenced in these materials may change at any time at IBM’s sole discretion based on market opportunities or other factors, and are not intended to be a commitment to future product or feature availability in any way. IBM, the IBM logo, Cognos, the Cognos logo, and other IBM products and services are trademarks of the International Business Machines Corporation, in the United States, other countries or both. Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.21 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  22. 22. Business Analytics software ADDITIONAL DETAIL SLIDES22 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  23. 23. Business Analytics softwareArchitecture: How it works RIM BlackBerry® Enterprise Server (BlackBerry only) Internet & wireless carriers IBM Cognos Platform (IP, WiFi, Edge, GSM CPRS, 3G, etc.) IBM Cognos IBM Cognos Mobile BI Data compression – Service in transmission and on device Native IBM Cognos Devices Content Store Report Data Source23 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  24. 24. Business Analytics softwareIBM Cognos Mobile Service ● Pushes report content to device ● Facilitates communication between mobile device to server: – Search IBM Cognos Platform – Browse IBM Cognos – Run IBM Cognos BI Mobile Service – Schedule IBM Cognos Content Store Report Data Source © 2011 IBM Corporation
  25. 25. Business Analytics softwareIBM Cognos Mobile Server Integrated with IBM Cognos BI Installs in existing environment on existing hardware – IBM Cognos Mobile Service – OTA (over the air) install web pages IBM Cognos IBM Cognos Mobile tables are created in the Platform IBM Cognos content store – or can be added to a different Content Store IBM Cognos IBM Cognos Mobile BI Mobile Service can be load balanced like other Service Cognos Services (there are no dependencies to being co-located with other services) IBM Cognos Content Store Report Data Source25 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  26. 26. Business Analytics softwareIBM Cognos Mobile Server Interfaces with existing data store It creates a local, compressed and encrypted version of the content store IBM Cognos Leverages existing IBM Cognos BI reports built Platform in: – Report Studio IBM Cognos IBM Cognos Mobile BI – Query Studio Service – Analysis Studio Massages reports automatically: – Transforms – Compresses IBM Cognos Content Store Report Data Source26 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  27. 27. Business Analytics softwareIBM Cognos Mobile Server Content Store Pushes report content to device Facilitates communication between mobile device to server: IBM Cognos –Search Platform –Browse IBM Cognos –Run IBM Cognos Mobile BI –Schedule Service IBM Cognos Content Store Report Data Source27 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  28. 28. Business Analytics softwareCommunication Between Server and Client BlackBerry: –Communication is routed through the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) Windows Mobile, Symbian, iPad/iPhone, Android and PlayBook Web Apps: –Communication is through a VPN client RIM BlackBerry® Enterprise Server (BlackBerry only) IBM Cognos Platform IBM Cognos IBM Cognos Mobile BI Service28 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  29. 29. Business Analytics softwareCorporate Firewall Non BlackBerry: –Use VPN to get thru firewall for non BB RIM BlackBerry® Enterprise Server (BlackBerry only) IBM Cognos Platform IBM Cognos IBM Cognos Mobile BI Service29 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  30. 30. Business Analytics softwareRich Client Application Rich Client (excludes web app) application is installed on every device (via push or OTA) Digitally signed Saves content to local content store Application is purpose built to enable interactivity with reports UI leverages the native device capabilities – Navigation and general usage is as intuitive for the end user as possible – Performance on each device is optimized Symbian Devices Windows Mobile Devices BlackBerry® Rich Native Devices Client (no HTML)30 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  31. 31. Business Analytics softwareClient Content Store A local, compressed and encrypted user version of the content store for offline report access Synchronizes with the Mobile content store on the server Proprietary, not accessible by non-Cognos mobile applications Data compression – in transmission and on device Symbian Devices Windows Mobile Devices BlackBerry® Rich Native Devices Client (no HTML)31 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  32. 32. Business Analytics softwareIBM Cognos BI Security Password required to launch Rich Client Credentials can be cached on the hand held device for seamless access NTLM security is supported Supports environments using Kerberos, Netegrity/SiteMinder or SAP32 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  33. 33. Business Analytics softwareSecurity During Transmission Blackberry –All communications are secured by the BES Windows Mobile, Symbian, iOS web app support –VPN or SSL (TLS) Security All transmissions are encrypted using industry standard, accepted symmetric encryption such as • Triple-DES •AES with BES •VPN •SSL Security Support33 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  34. 34. Security Business Analytics software © 2011 IBM Corporation
  35. 35. Business Analytics softwareDevice Based Password Protection Most organizations mandate password protection on mobile devices After a specified period of inactivity the user will be prompted to enter their device password to access the handheld device E.g. a user has 10 opportunities to enter their password correctly – if not, device is wiped.35 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  36. 36. Business Analytics softwareRemotely Wiping a Device BlackBerry Windows Mobile –MS Exchange Server 2003 –Microsoft SMS 2003 or later Symbian –Nokia Intellisync –IBM WebSphere Everyplace Device Manager Devices must be on, and connected to a network in order for data to be erased remotely Please see vendor guide for instructions on remotely removing/wiping content from mobile devices36 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  37. 37. Business Analytics softwareLease Key Functionality Cognos Mobile Functionality Report data stored on the device can be configured to “expire” by the Cognos Administrator Report data is rendered inaccessible on the device until the device can re-authenticate with the server37 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  38. 38. Business Analytics softwareInstallation: Push vs OTA Push Installs OTA (over the air) Installs More Control over deployment Relies on user to install Silent for user – Fewer support More likely to generate support requests requests Just appears on the device Requires giving permissions for user to install software on their devices Recommended for: Recommended for: - larger deployments - small or test deployments - less tech-savvy users - tech-savvy users38 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  39. 39. Business Analytics software39 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  40. 40. Business Analytics softwareWhat’s New in IBM Cognos Mobile 10.1? New BlackBerry UI, new Web interface for iPhone, iPad.40 © 2011 IBM Corporation
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