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Cognos Analytics is a big leap forward—it’s just as visually attractive as Tableau or Power BI, and it makes it easy to build your own dashboards.” Johannes Melkeraaen, BI Architect, Elkjøp Nordics.

Cognos Analytics delivers a new engaging and intuitive experience for business users while providing IT with diverse levels of control — all without sacrificing scalability or analytic governance. Cognos Analytics provides a familiar workflow for experienced professionals while still being easy to use for business users. A single interface means there aren’t multiple training levels required; advanced features become available as users require them. It is completely web-based, providing a consistent experience whether you are on your desktop, laptop or on your iPad.

In short, Cognos analytics provides features and capabilities that will help you:

  • Prepare your data

Access corporate and uploaded files, such as spreadsheets and .CSV files.
Use natural language to quickly find the data sources you need.
Verify and combine data sources with automated modeling.

  • Work your data

Exploit both visual data exploration and professional reporting in a single unified environment.
Benefit from smart visualizations, where the system recommends the best chart type based on the data selected.
Enrich dashboards and reports with embedded geospatial mapping capabilities.

  • Share your data

Distribute data on the cloud or on premises; over desktops, laptops or mobile devices.
Schedule reports, burst to thousands of users, or enable users to subscribe to reports.
Combine charts into a story and share the result.

Watch the video below to gain an insight in how IBM Cognos Analytics can benefit you, with its built-in intelligence and intuitive search that will help you create the visualizations and reports you need quickly. It offers cognitive and managed self-service to help you derive insights from governed and trustworthy data. With IBM Cognos Analytics, even non-technical business users can confidently build simple or even complex reports.

Click here to read more about how IBM Cognos Analytics can help you move forward into the future.

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