Coglin Mill and GEMKO Partner with Combination DB2 Web Query and RODIN Offering for Complete BI on IBM i

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Joint solution will create an end-to-end business analytics solution for IBM i on IBM Power Systems

Coglin Mill announces a new partnership with GEMKO to offer customers a complete business intelligence package on IBM i. The new offering will include IBM’s DB2 Web Query, Coglin Mill’s RODIN, training and services.

Coglin Mill ( announces a new partnership with GEMKO Information Group ( to offer customers a complete business intelligence package on IBM i. The new offering will include IBM’s DB2 Web Query, Coglin Mill’s RODIN, training and services.

"Today’s announcement with trusted partner GEMKO is another solid step in our journey to build on our foundation of IBM i and extend our leadership in business analytics” said Alan Jordan, Coglin Mill’s Vice President of Development. “This partnership will help us fully deliver our data warehouse solutions while giving us the strength of DB2 Web Query’s reporting, charts and mobile capabilities in addition to GEMKO training and services. GEMKO is the perfect partner to help us fully realize the IBM i business intelligence opportunity for a complete offering.”

Michael Budzich, Director of Operations, GEMKO said, “The relationship with Coglin Mill represents a powerful opportunity for GEMKO to significantly expand our presence for IBM i, a vibrant and very important market. Coglin Mill has clearly demonstrated its ability to apply its considerable resources and expertise not only to enter, but to lead with its ETL and CDC solutions. We’re excited to partner with Coglin Mill as we focus our combined energies serving a broader range of customers with industry-leading data warehouse, dashboard and mobile products In our joint venture, GEMKO customers will have a one-stop avenue for their business intelligence needs.”

To kick off their partnership, Coglin Mill and GEMKO are hosting a webinar event on December 12 at noon Rochester, Minnesota time. Presenters include Gene Cobb, DB2 for i technology specialist in the IBM Systems Software DB2 for i Development team; Jackie Jansen, IBM i Solutions Manager for Information Builders specializing in DB2 Web Query and Alan Jordan, Vice President of Development for Coglin Mill. Those interested in attending the webinar may register online at

About Coglin Mill

Today, the company is solely focused on development and support of its flagship RODIN Data Asset Management product. Named after the famous sculptor, RODIN is widely recognized as the premier software suite available for the development and management of sophisticated data warehousing environments on the IBM Power System i platform.

RODIN was specifically designed to automate data extract, transform and load (ETL) processes while arming you with powerful tools to easily manage extract exceptions, create business rules, control extract and conversion revisions and automatically documenting the processes in a System i (IBM iSeries)-native meta-data repository.

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Since 1990, GEMKO Information Group has redefined and transformed itself from a software products based company to one that’s a value-added business solutions provider. Today, GEMKO is delivering value-added business solutions enabled with technology for 100’s of clients around the world.

From DB2 Web Query’s inception, GEMKO was an early adopter in learning and implementing DB2 Web Query solutions. Over the years GEMKO has participated in IBM beta programs to receive pre-released versions of DB2 Web Query to get a jump on the new features and functions as well as provide IBM with product feedback.

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