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Nickolus Plowden

And the winner is…Cognos Analytics!

The results are in - last week, CRN released its 2017 Annual Report Card (ARC). Solution providers across North America graded their vendors based on their performance in three key categories: product innovation; support; and partnership with the hardware, services and software vendors they team up with. When the scores were tallied, the winner in the Business Analytics category was none other than IBM Cognos Analytics!

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Evan Labuzetta

Is insight worth the cost? A new report looks at the numbers

If the benefits are abstract but the costs are tangible, how can you tell if an analytics solution is a good deal? Is the insight you get worth the cost? This is a tough question, even if you build a model. And, the numbers will be different for on-premises solutions vs. cloud and for different sizes of business.

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Adam Joyce

Driving towards predicting the US Open champion with IBM Cognos Analytics

However, after reviewing my methods upon conclusion of the Masters, I learned some things. I think I've got a better handle on what's needed for predicting the US Open champion. So, on today, the first day of the 117th US Open, here goes.

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Nickolus Plowden

The next wave of business intelligence for the data-driven enterprise

What is the next wave of business intelligence for the data-driven enterprise? Think of a science-fiction computer. A disembodied intelligence you can ask for advice. It understands your questions and gives you the answers you seek.

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Roberta Wakerell

Uncovering 3 popular misperceptions: A perspective on the data and analytics market

I recently attended the Gartner Data and Analytics Summits in London and Dallas. The sold-out attendance and level of engagement prove this market is is still red hot. It is also a market that is rapidly evolving, so different perceptions naturally exist. I think that there are 3 “misperceptions” held by many today that I just cannot buy into.

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Adam Joyce

Teeing up the Masters winner with IBM Cognos Analytics

By visualizing various statistics in IBM’s Cognos Analytics, I can make a more informed decision on who will come away with the green jacket late Sunday afternoon.

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Elliott Botwick

How visualizing data in Cognos Analytics helped fill out my bracket this year

I've always loved the tradition of filling out brackets, choosing one team to win all the way from the round of 64. However, I haven't had much success in the past by picking upsets on whims and going off my gut feeling. So, this year I took a new approach.

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Colin Sumter

Property management with IBM Analytics: A month in the life

To help you visualize your decisions for faster discovery, I propose looking at "a month in the life" of the property management cycle and how IBM Analytics solutions can help with property management throughout the month.

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Louis Richardson

Storytelling: Data without a story is like a palette without a painting

In many cases, when we have data, we are prone to share the facts and figures and expect the listeners to mentally write their own stories that explain why the data is important. If we want them to see what we see in data, we have to be storytellers.

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Matthew Mikell

Shocking data dashboard confession: “I’ve deceived you”

Note: This post about how a dashboard tells all originally appeared in the Cognos Analytics Community. You can check it out here. Years of mistaking ...