IBM Cognos is a leading supplier of Business Intelligence (“BI”) software to
education institutions globally, with over 1500 Higher Education customers.
IBM Cognos software is used by more than a third of the UK’s Universities, with a
significant number of “enterprise deployments” where hundreds of users draw the
benefits of management information from Student Records, Finance, HR and other
operational systems using IBM Cognos software. We have customers with many types of
systems, including Oracle, Agresso, CODA, CedAr, Tribal/SITS, Sungard SCT,
Campus IT, Redsky IT, Northgate, Midland, Peoplesoft and SAP systems.
With IBM Cognos 8, we offer a broad range of functionality for complete Business
Intelligence and Performance Management, including:
IBM Cognos 8 Data Manager ETL enables data to be combined from multiple
disparate systems, using a powerful graphical environment, into data marts that
are optimised for business intelligence.
IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence uses a single metadata model, and ALL
authoring and delivery aspects uniquely use “zero footprint” web browser
interfaces with no downloads or plug-ins required. IBM Cognos 8 BI is a
thoroughly modern product using the latest Web Services technology and open
IBM Cognos 8 Planning facilitates the creation of a robust corporate database
model for student numbers or financial planning with the ability for
workflow - tracked distributed input to the model by departmental budget holders.
With Cognos, you can...
Improve financial performance
Enhance student management
Increase overall organisational performance
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A complete solution for addressing reporting and analysis needs for colleges and universities that range from finance, planning and budgeting, recruitment, tuition and more.
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