IBM Cognos Business Intelligence delivers the complete range of business intelligence (BI) capabilities on a single service-oriented architecture (SOA).
Cognos Business Intelligence allows users to monitor business performance, analyze trends, and measure results. Functionality for reports, analysis, dashboards, and scorecards is deployed and managed on SOA. The product also allows users to
•build reports, online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes, dashboards and scorecards using all data sources;
•scale to support hundreds of thousands of users;
•meet immediate user needs and expand or modify as needed in a modular way.
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