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IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight offers major new capabilities that enable non-technical users to perform their own analysis and create professional-style reports with minimal training. View in-depth ...

IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight offers major new capabilities that enable non-technical users to perform their own analysis and create professional-style reports with minimal training. View in-depth demonstrations of self-service advanced authoring and analysis techniques, including business authoring and ad hoc analysis using Cognos 10 Business Insight Advanced, slice-and-dice data exploration, unions and advanced set definitions, calculations and context filters, and advanced report layout.

This slide deck is part of a recorded Senturus webinar, "IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight: Advanced Self-Service Authoring and Analysis.” To view the free recording of this entire presentation and download the slide deck, visit www.senturus.com. You will find this and many other webinars and resources about IBM Cognos Business Intelligence and related topics.

Senturus designs and builds Business Intelligence systems to enable executives to better run their businesses. Since 2001, Senturus has been an IBM Cognos Premier Business Partner and delivered over 1400 projects to 650+ clients in a breadth of industries and applications.”

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    IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight: Advanced Self-Service Authoring and Analysis IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight: Advanced Self-Service Authoring and Analysis Presentation Transcript

    • Cognos 10 Business Insight Advanced Self- Service Authoring and Analysis www.Senturus.com Helping Companies Learn From the Past, Manage the1 Present and Shape the Future
    • This slide deck is part of a recorded webinar. To view the FREE recording of this entire presentation and download the SLIDE DECK, go to www.senturus.com/recorded-webinars.php You will find this—and many other recorded webinars-- under the “IBM Cognos Business Intelligence”2
    • Today’s Agenda • Welcome and Introduction • IBM Cognos 10 New Features Overview • Features included at no charge • Features requiring trade-up fees • Business Insight Demonstration • Business Insight Basics • Business Insight Advanced “Edit” Mode • Business Insight Advanced “Authoring” Mode • Removing the risk of the Cognos 10 upgrade • Senturus Fixed-price Cognos 10 Upgrade Offer • Senturus training for Cognos 10 • Upcoming Hands-on Training Options • Q&A3
    • Welcome and Introduction • Who we are: - Greg Herrera, Co-Founder, CEO - Jim Frazier, Vice President, Sales - Albert Valdez, Director of Education Services • 11 years as a technical trainer, focused on business intelligence and performance management • 5 years as a Senior Education Specialist at Cognos, Inc. • Lifetime CTT+ certification from CompTIA • IBM Cognos Certified • Last 6+ Years as a Senior Consultant, Solutions Architect, Education Director4
    • Who is Senturus ? • Consulting firm specializing in Corporate Performance Management - Business Intelligence and Enterprise Planning - Platform-independent - IBM Premier Solutions Partner 2009-2011 - Cognos Platinum Partner 2001-2008 • Solution & Service Offerings - Pre-built Solutions - Complete project implementations - Assessment and Roadmap consultations - Training: • Classroom, Onsite, Remote, Mentoring, Workshops & Webinars • Led by professional trainers and seasoned consultants5
    • A few of our 400+ Clients6
    • Overview IBM COGNOS 10 NEW FEATURES7
    • Highlights for IBM Cognos 10 - IBM Launch1. Unified workspace with greater power, intuitive navigation and cleaner look2. Breadth of analytics across historical, real-time and predictive information3. Collaborative BI through built-in collaboration and social networking4. Easy data inclusion by the business from one value, to entire data sets and external files5. Analytics on the go for more devices and disconnected interaction6. Faster performance with in-memory processing7. Seamless upgrade and ease of ongoing management8. Trusted expertise with built-in training videos, „how- to‟ books and user communities9. Expanded deployment options include Cloud, System z, and Power10.Cognos 10 Ready added value of TM1, Planning, Analytic Applications and SPSS Modeler8
    • IBM Cognos 10: Under the Hood 1. User Interface Improvements: Collaboration, Analysis Fee • Business Insight • Active Reports • Cognos Collaboration 2. Predictive analytics and advanced statistics 3. Real Time Monitoring 4. New Mobile Capabilities 5. Enhanced access to External Data Free 6. Easier upgrades with Lifecycle Manager 7. Improved performance and scalability 8. Quicker Framework Manager development 9. Major improvements in graphics and visual appeal 10. More flexible and robust server administration9
    • IBM Cognos 10 Licensing Matrix BI BI Enhanced BI Business BI Business BI Business BI Advanced BI BI Consumer Consumer Author Analyst Manager Business ProfessionalProfessional ($891) ($1,110) ($1,450) ($1,450) ($1,450) Author Author ($3,340) ($400 add) ($1,680) ($2,790) Cognos BI Capability Business Insight        Biz Insight Advanced    Active Reports        Cognos Search        Cognos Collaboration        Query Studio     Analysis Studio    Report Studio   Metric Studio   Event Studio  Transformer  IBM Cognos Mobile *as of 10.1.1*        C10 Real-time Monitoring: $650/PVU (Needs BI Enhanced Consumer) C10 Statistics: $250/PVU (BI Consumer has access) **10.1.1: No additional server charge for Mobile10
    • IBM Cognos Business InsightWhat is Business Insight? New WYSIWYG canvas for business managers to easilyassemble dashboards, view/interact/analyze the result set, and share the results to follow a train of thought and generate a unique perspective around information Key Capabilities • Assemble and Format - Drag-and-drop trusted content, filters, and other content (RSS, HTML, text, and images). Modify and arrange layout, add colors and text, add comments, and personalize widgets • Interact and Analyze - User can change display, add calculations, filter/prompt, drill up/down, and sort data and seamlessly move to Business Insight Advanced for additional analysis • Share and Collaborate - Dashboards are consumable by others, dashboard objects can be shared and distributed, and integrated with Lotus Connections Benefits • Enhances self-service - Easy dashboard creation and assembly empower business users • Deeper insight into Performance - Powerful analysis capabilities for continual and in-place data exploration • Reduces IT bottlenecks - Facilitate self-service while leverage information from trusted and properly IT governed content111
    • Business Insight Addresses Key Challenges What Cognos heard from customers Existing Customers • Limited interactivity within the Report Viewer (e.g. no sorting, filtering, display changes, annotation, etc.) • Disconnected “Studio hopping” required for true interactivity (e.g. Report Viewer to Query Studio / Analysis Studio to Report Studio) • Large amount of time, effort, and unsupported techniques to hard-code in simple interactions (e.g. change display type, sorting, etc.) New Customers • Limited ability to interact and manipulate the data and view and desire a more “google” like experience • Reliance on Excel or other tools to combine information together as existing tools are too difficult to use • Reliance on IT to create many one-off reports12
    • Demonstrations IBM COGNOS 10 IN ACTION13
    • IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight • Demonstrations - Create and customize a dashboard from existing report content To view a free recoding of this demo, go to www.senturus.com/recorded-webinars.php You will find this recording under the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence section. It is entitled Cognos 10 Business Insight.14
    • IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight • Demonstrations - Perform ad-hoc analysis using Business Insight Advanced capabilities To view a free recoding of this demo, go to www.senturus.com/recorded-webinars.php You will find this recording under the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence section. It is entitled Cognos 10 Business Insight.15
    • IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight • Demonstrations - Understand the difference between B.I. Advanced “edit” mode vs. “author” mode To view a free recoding of this demo, go to www.senturus.com/recorded-webinars.php You will find this recording under the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence section. It is entitled Cognos 10 Business Insight.16
    • IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight • Demonstrations - Author advanced reports using Business Insight Advanced To view a free recoding of this demo, go to www.senturus.com/recorded-webinars.php You will find this recording under the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence section. It is entitled Cognos 10 Business Insight.17
    • Business Insight - Assembly of content Content that can be used in Business Insight include: • BI Content  TM1 Content  Reports TM1 Websheet TM1 Cube view  Report parts  PowerPlay reports  RTM Content  URL’S  Folders (will display as  Tools navigation) Value Filter  Prompts Slider Filter Web Page  Metric Studio Content Image  Watch Lists Text  Scorecards RSS  Strategies My Inbox  Metric Types  Individual Metrics18
    • Senturus Upgrade and Training Services REMOVING THE RISK OF THE COGNOS 10 UPGRADE19
    • Senturus Cognos 10 Upgrade Package Senturus In your Upgrades Development $3,495 Cognos 8 to environment Fixed Price Cognos 10 COGNOS Senturus offers a full range of Upgrade Packages from Development Only Remote Mentoring to Remove Risk to Full Install, Migration and End to End Testing in Larger Environments where we do it all For More Information please contact Sales@Senturus.com or Call Jim Frazier @ 650-949-292120
    • Other Senturus Solution Offerings • Senturus BI Environment Optimization: - Review of Source Systems, ETL Layer, Data Layer(Star-Schema), Cubes, Meta Data Layer and Presentation Layer - Can help identify and solve problems with performance or stability of the BI environment - Best Practices Recommendations for Architecture and Configuration at the different BI stack layers - Helps Organizations increase the ROI from their BI Investment • Increase End User Adoption by Picking the Right Cognos Presentation Layer Tools • Increase End User Adoption by leveraging Cubes/Metadata to move from Fixed Reports to Analytics or to move from IT led reporting to End User Self Service - Typically 3-5 Days at a cost of $4,500 - $9,000 - For More Information please contact Sales@Senturus.com21
    • Cognos Training Options • Upcoming Senturus Public Training Events: - Wednesday-Thursday, December 7-8, 2011, on-line: • OLAP Modeling with IBM Cognos Transformer - Tuesday-Wednesday, December 13-14, 2011, on-line: • Beginning and Intermediate Professional Report Authoring with IBM Cognos Report Studio - Thursday, December 15, 2011, on-line: • Advanced Report Authoring with IBM Cognos Report Studio - Friday, December 16, 2011, on-line: • Authoring Active Reports with IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio - Wednesday-Thursday, January 25-26, 2012, on-line: • Metadata Modeling with IBM Cognos Framework Manager • Registration information will be sent along with the webinar follow-up, or visit: http://www.senturus.com/training_course_schedule.php22
    • This slide deck is part of a recorded webinar. To view the FREE recording of this entire presentation and download the slide deck, go to www.senturus.com/recorded-webinars.php You will find this—and many other recorded webinars-- under the “IBM Cognos Business Intelligence”23
    • Contact Senturus Senturus, Inc www.senturus.com sales@senturus.com 888-601-601024
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