Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) February 26, 2008
Cognos, an IBM company and the world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions, has launched a new online demo showcasing the features of IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence version 3, which was announced recently in a global launch event, Performance Management for Your Real World.
Entitled ''What's New in IBM Cognos 8 BI v3?,'' the online demo provides a detailed walk-through of new functionality in the latest version of the flagship Cognos solution. The demo, as well as additional materials from the launch event, are available here: http://www.cognos.com/dna.
In addition, Cognos created a series of three preview videos, ranging from 50 to 80 seconds in length, which complement the online demo and provide a quick look at new features in Cognos 8 BI version 3. The videos may be seen on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=cognosBI .
The online demos focus on three major new capabilities of IBM Cognos 8 BI Version 3:
- Reach a broader range of user communities. Targeted capabilities such as Express Authoring and Transformer let users see more data in fewer clicks to work more effectively.
- Deliver more personalized and targeted information. Deliver higher-value information to improve decision-making and increase user productivity, with new features like Briefing Books, Personal Alerts, and Global Dashboard Filters.
- Easier to deploy and manage. Expanded modeling and administration capabilities, including Model Advisor, and Proactive Administration features, make Cognos BI deployment easier to manage than ever before.
For more information about what's new in Cognos 8 Business Intelligence version 3, please visit http://www.cognos.com/products/cognos8businessintelligence/whatsnew_reach.html.
About Cognos, an IBM company:
Cognos, an IBM company, is the world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions. It provides world-class enterprise planning and BI software and services to help companies plan, understand and manage financial and operational performance. Cognos was acquired by IBM in January 2008. For more information, visit http://www.ibm.com/software/data/ and http://www.cognos.com.
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