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How to build Report Studio reports using multidimensional cubes as a source

By |May 4th, 2015|Categories: Education, Products|Tags: , , , |

Are you building Report Studio reports using multidimensional cubes as a source? Are you wondering how to use multidimensional functions such as ancestor, periodsToDate, or cousin? Would you like to know how to create a [...]

Managing Sales Compensation against Sales Profitability

By |July 22nd, 2013|Categories: Sales|Tags: , , , , |

Over the last 5 years we have seen dramatic changes in the economic world. This includes a number of Regulatory changes that included TARP, Guidance on Sound Incentive Compensation Policies, and Dodd-Frank. While there [...]

What you need to know about Cognos Dynamic Cubes

By |January 4th, 2013|Categories: Education, Resources|Tags: , |

The highly anticipated 10.2 version of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence was released in September 2012. Along with the new version there is also a new IBM Cognos OLAP capability known as Dynamic Cubes. Cognos [...]

BI, Predictive Analytics, and Big Data: No. 1 Nucleus in Top 10 Predictions for 2013

By |November 9th, 2012|Categories: Industry News and Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Nucleus Research announced its Top 10 Predictions for 2013, revealing several interesting trends emerging for the coming year. Nucleus estimates BI adoption will double worldwide in 2013 as greater usability for non-expert analytics users, lower-cost [...]

The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2013

By |October 26th, 2012|Categories: Industry News and Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Analysts have examined top industry trends at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo and identified the top 10 technologies that will be strategic for most organizations in 2013. According to Gartner, “a strategic technology may be an existing technology [...]