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13feb10:00 am12:00 pmCognos Analytics User Group (Clients Only)

15feb10:00 am12:00 pmPlanning Analytics User Group (Clients Only)

16feb1:00 pm2:00 pmLeading Change - A Guide to Leading Analytic Transformations with Finesse


15mar1:00 pm2:00 pmStrategic Symphony: The Importance of a Harmonious Strategic Plan in Analytics and AI

19mar(mar 19)10:00 am21(mar 21)5:30 pmCognos Analytics Training on Reporting Fundamentals and Dashboarding Basics

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Lodestar Solutions Blog

Lessons Learned from a Close Call with a Sophisticated Phishing Attack
Written by Heather L. Cole, February 22nd, 2024 Last week brought to light a harrowing experience as Lodestar had a[...]
Your IBM Cognos and Planning Analytics Software Deserves More Than Just a Renewal
Written by Heather L. Cole, February 16th, 2024 Are you navigating the complexities of renewing your IBM Analytics software directly[...]
Warning! Cognos Analytics Support is Ending for Version 11.1.7. Upgrade Now!
Written by Mike Bernaiche, February 9th, 2024 IBM, the provider of Cognos Analytics, has announced that Cognos Analytics support for[...]
Cognos Analytics Training – Level Up Your Cognos Skills
Written by Mike Bernaiche, January 31st, 2024 Are you looking to level up your Cognos Analytics skills?  Maybe you are[...]
What’s New in Cognos Analytics 12.0.2
Written by Mike Bernaiche, January 25th, 2024On January 18, 2024, IBM released the next version of Cognos, Cognos Analytics 12.0.2.[...]
IBM Planning Analytics as a Service on AWS
Written by Mike Bernaiche, January 18th, 2024 IBM recently introduced a new partnership and offering for Planning Analytics.  Planning Analytics[...]

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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