Stop Stressing About Your
 Upgrade to IBM Cognos Analytics (BI v11)

Let our IBM Cognos Consultants show you a better way.

Your IBM Cognos Analytics upgrade delivers the full BI solution: intent driven data modeling, dashboards, reporting and storytelling.

 Regardless of the size of your organization IBM Cognos Analytics provides the perfect fit.  

Are You Prepared to Start? Schedule Your IBM Cognos Analytics Upgrade Consultation

BI Starting Line

I'm sure you are asking yourself -  Is this a complicated process?  Who needs to be involved?  What do I start?


We know when you hear the word upgrade, it can scare you, it can make you think is it really worth it?  We want to make this process as easy as possible and remove any fear or reservations you may have!  When you contact us to set up your consultation call we will send you an easy to understand checklist and worksheet to complete prior the meeting.  All you have to do is send the worksheet back before the meeting and we will use that as the basis to discuss your particular upgrade.

IBM Cognos Upgrade Consultation Agenda

When you complete your worksheet, what is the agenda for the IBM Cognos Analytics upgrade consultation?

  • Team introductions and listen to your concerns and needs.
  • We will walk through the worksheet so that we understand your environment(s)
  • Spend time talking about your models, packages, reports, dashboards and data.
  • Provide insight to the best configuration for your analytics system.
  • Time for Q&A at the end of the call.
  • Plan for next steps including contracts, timing and go live support

IBM Cognos Analytics Upgrade

Don't Know What Functionality You Own?

We understand that through this process you may need to review your licensing needs.  Lodestar Solutions offers an amazing one hour session to review your entitlements, talk about your licensing mix and make sure you are getting the very best deal on your licensing renewal.  Click below to schedule your complimentary one hour IBM Cognos - "What the Heck Do I Own" session!

What is Included in the Upgrade?

IBM Cognos Analytics Upgrade
  • Installation of IBM Cognos Analytics (latest version).
  • Configuration of IBM Cognos Analytics.
  • Migration of packages, reports, dashboards from previous versions of Cognos (some limitations may apply with very old version of Cognos. This will be discussed during the consultation call).
  • Verification and spot testing of all migrated content.
  • Documentation of the new environment.
  • 30 minute walk through of the new technical environment.
  • 1 hour walk through of the new features and functions of Cognos Analytics.
  • 4 hours of go live technical support.  Additional hours can be added.

Do You Have a Clear BI Roadmap?

You have a powerful analytics solutions, but do you have an analytics roadmap for success?  Here is a little secret, most companies do not and yet knowing where you are going is key to BI success.  Lodestar Solutions has a Business Analytics Roadmap (BAR) program that guarantees to deliver success to your team and your analytics initiatives. Click below to schedule a call with our team and see if you qualify for our program.

​We deliver Faster Data and Analytic Success - even where others have failed.
Our expert IBM Cognos  team will show you a better way!