What’s New in IBM Cognos 8 BI v3 - Improved through the input of successful customers, IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence version 8.3 contains many new features to help you deliver more targeted information to more user communities, while also being easier to deploy and manage.
IBM Cognos 8 BI v3 delivers the full spectrum of BI reporting and analysis from a single, open platform to drive better decision making throughout the enterprise. Built on a service-oriented architecture to ensure maximum conformance, performance and reliability, IBM Cognos 8 BI provides the breadth of BI capabilities companies need to deliver information when, where and how business users need it.
Unlike most products on the market today that require IT professionals to author all business intelligence, IBM Cognos 8 engages business users in accessing, exploring and creating reports. All dashboards, scorecards and reports reference the same services and a common business model so users share a complete and consistent view of data across the organisation.
Key Features and Benefits of IBM Cognos 8 BI Version 8.3
More targeted InformationIBM Cognos 8 BI version 8.3 refines the content, style and quality of BI delivered to key stakeholders including executives, partners and customers to maximize the relevance and impact of information. It is done with new features like self service personal alerts provide users with the ability to access (or have sent to them) personalized, in-context and timely information. Users can easily create their own personalized alerts for scheduled reports, and they can control when and how they receive the information without IT intervention.
Support for More User CommunitiesIBM Cognos 8 BI version 8.3 expands the community of BI users in an organisation – it allows your information and analysis to reach more financial and business analysts with capabilities targeted to their needs and abilities. It is done with features like The new Express Authoring mode in Report Studio offers intuitive layout and formatting capabilities that make it easy for business and financial authors to quickly create and publish statement-style reports.
BI Platform for Your EnvironmentIBM Cognos 8 BI version 8.3 extends modeling and administration capabilities to ensure that solution deployment and management is easier than ever before, even as user communities grow. It is done with features like: o New and enhanced system administration capabilities include providing system health snapshots and proactive system management, metadata traceability, and queue prioritisation.
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