December 2013
December 2013 – Vol2 No4


IBM Cognos Express v.10.2.1 launched October 15, 2013

The ONLY Reporting, Analysis and Planning solution built for workgroups and midsize organizations has released an updated version on October 15, 2013. Express is built on BI and TM1 10.2, with additional capabilities such as the ability to auto configure and automated backup.    


What’s New in Cognos Express 10.2.1?


  •    Common functionalities for all users :
    • IBM Cognos Insight
    • Cognos Workspace
    • Cognos Connection
  • A scheduled mass entitlement change occurred for existing customers on November 12th, 2013. Please contact a NewIntelligence licensing expert today for details.
  • Customers are required to upgrade to the latest version, which is free for customers under active support, in order to benefit from all new functionality and additional value offered in the new release.

Click here to see a full list of new functionalities now available with this latest version.

5 Really Good Reasons to use IBM Cognos Insight

IBM Cognos Insight gives you the freedom to analyze, visualize and explore your data independently from your desktop, with no IT assistance. Did you know that this personal analytics solution is now available with Cognos 10 and Express?
Check out IBM AnalyticsZone to watch the video entitled “5 really good reasons why you should be using IBM Cognos Insight” and to download a free trial of this application.
Click here to read more.

Extensible Visualization Brings New Options and Advantages to Cognos Active Report

The most recent release of Cognos 10.2.1 includes extensible visualization capabilities which unleash report authors from a standard library of charts. New visualizations are available through a simple download from the new Extensible Visualization Community on IBM Analytics Zone into Cognos Active Report.

Click here to read the guest post by Eric McCully, Reporting Architect, Cognos Business Intelligence Development, on the Connections Business Analytics Blog.  


Costs of Downtime

With an average cost of $5,600 a minute, your data center going down for just 90 minutes could cost more than half a million dollars.


Industry research from Emerson Network Power’s report, entitled “Understanding the Cost of Data Center Downtime: An Analysis of the Financial Impact of Infrastructure Vulnerability,” based on a recent Ponemon Institute study (2011), “Calculating the Cost of of Data Center Outages” showed that, and more, based on cost estimates provided by survey respondents. Click here to read more.  

Click here to see more about cost of downtime.

What is the cost to your organization to not be on the current release of your BI software? Contact NewIntelligence today to speak to a migration expert about upgrading to the latest and greatest version of IBM Cognos.

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