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Lodestar Solutions Blog

Tips for Acquiring a Cognos Client
Written by Heather L. Cole, August 4th 2022 There seems to be a trend recently, at Lodestar Solutions we are[...]
Coming Soon in Planning Analytics Applications and Plans
Written by Mike Bernaiche, July 29th 2022 Recently, I had the opportunity to see what was coming in Planning Analytics[...]
New in Planning Analytics Workspace Version 77 and 78
Written by Mike Bernaiche, July 28th 2022 It is that time again!  Providing you everything new in planning analytics workspace[...]
Time to Evaluate Your Budgeting & Planning Software?
Written by Heather L. Cole, June 30th 2022 Are your budgeting and planning processes meeting your needs?  Wondering if what[...]
PowerPoint Options Cognos and Planning Analytics
Written by Mike Bernaiche, June 23rd 2022 As someone who worked in finance and analytics for many years, I found[...]
Developing KPIs Executives Use
Written by Heather L. Cole, June 16th 2022 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) can be more challenging than people think.  [...]

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.