Category Archives for "COGNOS BI"

What’s New in Cognos Analytics Release 12

What’s New in Cognos Analytics Release 12On June 29, 2018 IBM made available for download Cognos Analytics release 12.  This release is an “addition” to release 11, which was released in May 2018. Release 12 address some of the most popular requests for enhancements via the IBM RFE site located here.  To add in your […]

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Whats New in IBM Cognos Analytics Release 11

Whats New in IBM Cognos Analytics Release 11I have been asked many many times about portal pages in Cognos Analytics.  It was a small but important feature in Cognos BI 10 that was not available in Cognos Analytics. Well, the wait is OVER!  With IBM Cognos Analytics release 11, your old portal pages are now […]

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IBM Cognos Business Manager License is Retiring

IBM Cognos Business Manager License is RetiringWell the time is finally here!  Ever since IBM supersized client’s IBM Cognos licenses in 2014, Lodestar Solutions has warned clients that the fate of the IBM Cognos Business Manager license was questionable.  Well, the IBM Cognos Business Manager License is retiring. Yes, the IBM is ending support on […]

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What’s New in IBM Cognos Analytics Release 9?

What’s New in IBM Cognos Analytics Release 9?On December 22, 2017, IBM made available release 9 for IBM Cognos Analytics.  Below is a breakdown of what’s new in IBM Cognos Analytics Release 9!  If you are looking for what was new in release 8 or 7 click here. ​ Release 8 BlogDashboards:Latitude and Longitude Support […]

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IBM Cognos Analytics Release 8 is Available Now!

IBM Cognos Analytics Release 8 is Available Now!IBM Cognos Analytics release 8 was made available to download on Friday, Nov 3, 2017.   This release adds a number of small but significant enhancements and addresses some of the Requests for Enhancements (RFE) from IBM customers.  You can provide RFE’s for IBM to consider by clicking […]

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Take Advantage of Lodestar’s FREE Educational Workshops!

Take Advantage of Lodestar’s FREE Educational Workshops!It is time to start thinking about investing in your company’s continued education. Lodestar’s FREE Educational Workshops are a great investment of your time and allow you to make pragmatic changes for your company without spending a dime. Lodestar has developed a ton of awesome education that your company won’t […]

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Cognos 10 vs Cognos Analytics C11

Cognos 10 vs Cognos Analytics C11Why Compare?If you are like me, you want to see a comparison of products to understand what you are getting vs. what you are missing.  To me, it is a very easy way to understand the impact.  For those of you on Cognos 10, you are probably wondering what is […]

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Expert Training for Cognos Analytics

Expert Training for Cognos AnalyticsNext StepsNow that you have upgraded to Cognos Analytics, what’s next?  How about expert training for Cognos Analytics? Lodestar Solutions offers a number of different training options from self-paced to instructor led classroom and everything in between.  Below is an explanation of each type of training, ballpark costs and availability.Self-Paced TrainingSelf-paced training […]

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Upgrading to Cognos Analytics

Upgrading to Cognos AnalyticsFirst Step – Get Lodestar Tool KitAs someone who used Cognos 10 for years, the thought of upgrading to Cognos Analytics was daunting.  I was not sure where to begin, what to do or even how to sell it to the organization.   Here at Lodestar Solutions we thought about how best […]

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