Briefly about IBM Cognos Express platform
IBM Cognos ExpressIBM Cognos Express is the integrated solution for midsize and small businesses that offers all the essential tools for business intelligence, planning, budgeting and forecasting, which include scorecards, dashboards, visualization and reporting tools. The platform combines the functionalities of IBM Planning Analytics/Cognos TM1 and IBM Cognos Analytics/Cognos BI, is easy to buy, install and use.
IBM Cognos Express has a modular structure where the modules (Express Reporter, Express Advisor, Express Xcelerator, Express Planner) can comprise an integrated IT solution but also function independently.
The installation takes just a few clicks: all the implementation and administration settings are managed from a single centralized console. IBM Cognos Express has all the essential pre-configured compounds, allowing the users to start working productively
The business users can analyse the information, create and edit reports on their own, without relying on the IT helpdesk. This ensures that the data view is easily understandable.
IBM Cognos Express ensures data precision and coherence across the company. This will help the directors and managers of different departments avoid hasty decisions and the unnecessary arguments about whose data is true.
The platform is easy to buy: IBM Cognos Express package as well as its price enable you to start small, based on just your current needs. With time, the functionality can be gradually increased.
There are no hidden additional costs in the platform, which together with its ease-to-use ensures fast return on the investment and the predictable cost of ownership. You will evaluate your plans better by comparing them with your financial resources and
Information gathering and report preparation
The Express Reporter module ('Query and Reporting') is used to prepare any kinds of reports based on the consolidated data quickly and easily. The module collects the business-relevant information from all the available sources within the company (1C, Excel, ERP, CRM and SCM systems, the corporate Wiki resources, blogs, social networks, advertisement boards, etc.) and presents the summary to the managers.
Data analysis and visualization
The Express Advisor module ('Analysis & Visualization') ensures the deep analysis of your business information. The combination of OLAP tools and in-memory technology empower the users to analyse huge data sets (millions or even billions of lines) in real time and at various angles. You will be able to apply additional maths and various visualization means (graphs, charts, maps, conditional styles).
Familiar Excel interface
Express Xcelerator module ('Excel-based Analysis & Optimization') offers the features for planning and business analysis in Microsoft Excel interface. The powerful analytical mechanism allows you to conduct real-time multidimensional analysis and generate reports based on the familiar sheets. This module enhances the functionality of the well-known Excel interface, making it faster and more convenient for business purposes.
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News and events
Navicon Expands Internationally
Navicon, a system integrator and software development company, is expanding internationally. Foreign customers will be offered a solution line aimed to increase data processing and analytics efficiency. The company intends to compete on global markets providing automation in pharmaceutical manufacturing and sales, FMCG and professional services. The company launched an office in Munich to work with international customers.