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Lodestar Solutions Blog

New in Planning Analytics Workspace 79
Written by Mike Bernaiche, September 15th 2022 On September 1, 2022, IBM released Planning Analytics Workspace 79 or 2.0.79.  There[...]
New in Cognos Analytics 11.2.3
Written by Mike Bernaiche, September 8th, 2022At the end of August 2022, IBM released Cognos Analytics 11.2.3.  There is a[...]
Help I Inherited IBM Cognos and IBM Planning Analytics, Now What?
Written by Heather L. Cole, September 1st 2022 With the great resignation in full swing, there are a number of[...]
Flexpoints and Cognos What You Need to Know!
Written by Heather L. Cole, August 25th, 2022 Are you an IBM Cognos, IBM Planning Analytics or SPSS client and[...]
Who Should Keep the IBM Cognos When Part of the Company is Sold?
Written by Heather L. Cole, August 18th 2022 The mergers and acquisition world has been busy recently.  If your company[...]
What’s Your #1 Hiring Blindspot?
Written by Heather L. Cole, August 11th 2022 Are you looking to hire IT or Finance talent and struggling to[...]

About Lodestar Solutions

We are advisors of analytics and believe in delivering our Faster AnalyticsTM program by providing clients with superior IBM Cognos Analytics product knowledge as well as refined communication and coaching skills. Before we became advisors in analytics, we trained for many years to become known as  the best Cognos consultants in the highly competitive IBM partner ecosystem.

We leverage our unique BAAMTM – Business Analytics Agile Methodology to implement in short sprints that deliver results executives and users love! Lodestar Solutions' advisors empower you to design, build, test and deliver faster, so you look like a rock star and reduce your reliance on expensive consultants.

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