Reporting and Analysis

Make smarter business decisions faster with tools that take business intelligence (BI) to a new level.

Innovations in BI provide broader analytic capabilities so that everyone has the relevant information they need to drive your business forward. IBM business intelligence products delivered by Locus Solutions are designed to integrate with one another and with many third-party solutions, including leading big data platforms. Start addressing your most pressing BI needs with the confidence that you can grow your solution over time to meet future requirements.

With products for the individual, workgroup, department, midsize business and large enterprise, Cognos software is designed to help everyone in your organization make the decisions that achieve better business outcomes.

Nucleus Analyst Report:

Nucleus Research evaluates all major BI vendors and their ability to deliver.
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ReportsReports – If you have the right reports, you have the foundation to gain insights and make better business decisions. From professional report authors to business users Locus Solutions can meet the reporting needs of your organization.

IBM business intelligence software includes capabilities for authoring, viewing and modifying reports and interactive visualizations—online or off, in Microsoft Office applications or in-process applications, in the office or on the go.

Reporting capabilities help:

White Paper: The new BI realized

Flexible, accessible reports deliver on the new promise of BI. Read More

Case Study:
Nucleus BI ROI Analysis

An ROI of 297%, payback in 4 months and an annual benefit more than $1.3 million. Read More

ScorecardsScorecards – Successfully monitor performance with the scorecard capabilities of IBM business intelligence.

Scorecarding and strategy management software helps you measure, monitor and communicate your progress toward strategic goals and performance milestones. You can add scorecards to business intelligence (BI) to monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and help your business stay on track.

Scorecard capabilities help you:

White Paper:

How Scorecarding helps translate strategies & tactics into objectives.
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DashboardsDashboards – Monitor, measure and manage corporate performance at a glance with dashboards.

Business intelligence software from IBM includes dashboards that you can view, interact with and personalize in ways that support the unique way you analyze data and make decisions. Historical information alongside current data, data in motion help you quickly move from insight to decision—all in one dashboard.

With dashboard capabilities, you can:

Ziff Davis Analyst Report:
BI Dashboards

Top Five Considerations for BI Dashboards
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IBM Cognos MobileMobile – Experience insight wherever you are, at the office or on the road.

Mobile apps for business intelligence make information available when and where it’s needed. With IBM business intelligence mobile apps for Apple iPhone and iPad and Android tablets and smartphones, you can interact with reports, analysis, dashboards and more on your mobile device of choice. And, the IBM business intelligence platform can help IT support these mobile apps and provide the same type of experience to everyone.

With business intelligence capabilities provided in mobile apps, you can:

Online Demo:
Cognos Mobile BI

Many EyesIBM advanced visualization – Understand much more about the underlying numbers in your data when you visualize them.

Too often, you must resort to inflexible spreadsheet apps for showing data in graphs and charts. And, you want to do more than review standard dashboards and scorecards for exploratory analysis. Visualization tools enable you to get past these frustrations. IBM data visualization can help businesses, large and small, get a better understanding of their data.

Data visualization is the automated transformation of data into interactive graphs and charts that can be incorporated in reports and presentations to:

Online Demo:
Interactive Visualization

Aberdeen Analyst Report:
Key technologies of data visualization.

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IBM Cognos ExpressCognos Express – Business Intelligence for workgroups, business units and mid-size businesses.

IBM Cognos Express provides enterprise-class reporting, analysis, dashboard, visualization, scorecard, planning, budgeting and forecasting capabilities that workgroups and midsize companies need at a price they can afford. This scalable, pre-configured solution includes the tools to discover and act on new insights quickly, while helping to minimize demands on your IT staff.

ReportsReports – Author, update and share a wide range of visually rich, professional-looking reports that communicate key aspects of your organization’s performance.

Aberdeen Analyst Report:
Analytics for midsize companies.

White Paper:
BI for mid-size business