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01jun11:00 am2:00 pmLodestar Client Only User Group - June 2023 - Cognos Analytics

02jun1:00 pm2:00 pmPresenting your Analytic Solutions to Increase End User Adoption and Win the Hearts of Executives

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Lodestar Solutions Blog

Cracking the Analytics Code: Unleashing the Magic of Analytic Leaders
Written by Heather L. Cole, June 1st, 2023 In today's data-driven world, organizations that can effectively leverage analytics have a[...]
Unleash Your Analytic Leadership for Success: Boosting End User Adoption
Written by Heather L. Cole, May 25th, 2023In the ever-evolving world of finance and analytics, being a true leader means[...]
Why Upgrade Planning Analytics?
Written by Heather L. Cole, May 18th, 2023 Are you challenged to get the funding or resources to upgrade your[...]
What’s New in Planning Analytics Workspace 86
Written by Mike Bernaiche, May 12th, 2023 On April 18, 2023, IBM released Planning Analytics Workspace 86.  Continuing with their[...]
ASK: The Secret Society for Data Geeks Who Want to Change the World (or at least their Boardrooms)
Written by Heather L. Cole, May 5th, 2023 Are you an analytics professional looking to take your career to the[...]
Persuading Your Executives to Adopt Analytic Solutions: Applying Pre-Suasion Principles
Written by Heather L. Cole, April 27th, 2023 In today's rapidly evolving business environment, the use of analytic solutions has[...]

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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