Self-service reporting, dashboards and query for all users
IBM® Cognos® Express Business Intelligence User provides self-service reporting and query capabilities for workgroups and midsize businesses. It empowers all users to access, modify and create reports on their own, helping to reduce the time and cost of sharing information throughout the business.
Cognos Express Business Intelligence User provides:
- Flexible, self-service design—reduces the costs and time of sharing information throughout the organization.
- Broad access to insights—supports the needs of decision-makers companywide, wherever and however they choose to work.
- Extensible visualization — brings your data to life for interpretation and analysis.
- Ease of use—enables everyone from beginners to experts to create accurate, timely reports for decision-making.
- Enhanced analysis features—including ad hoc, production, operational, and dashboards.
Flexible self-service design
- Access to all corporate data in any combination, including relational, analytical, OLAP or desktop files.
- Broad report coverage meets the needs of different users with financial, production, operational and managed reports.
- A consistent view of information helps to ensure that all users work with the same accurate data.
Broad access to insights
- Users can receive and interact with business insights on their PCs and mobile devices for greater mobility and flexibility.
- Interactive dashboards can be shared to support collaborative feedback across the organization.
- Report creation is supported in 22 languages so that the entire business can benefit from new insights.
- Interactive visualizations help you make sense of and gain insight into your organization’s expanding data.
- The ability to view data in new and innovative ways enhances analysis and decision-making.
- A growing repository of visualizations ensures you can choose the most effective way to present your data for different audiences.
Ease of use
- Simple drag-and-drop authoring capabilities enable anyone to create and modify reports without assistance.
- Users can write once and publish reports to the web, PDF files, Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheets, email messages and the Cognos Express web portal.
- A common, shared interface simplifies the maintenance and updating of reports throughout their lifecycle.
- Integration with Microsoft Office enables users to work with consistent data across applications.
Enhanced analysis features
- Ad hoc analysis offers greater self-service flexibility for end users.
- Robust production and operational reporting capabilities enable you to author, view and modify reports using your computer or mobile device.
- Dynamic dashboards allow you to view, interact with and personalize valuable information in order to make informed decisions.
Cognos Express Business Intelligence User resources
White paper: Reporting for Midsize Companies
Data sheet: IBM Cognos Express
Video: Quickly build reports with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence