Auditing for Accurate Cognos Reports

All Cognos reports need to be checked to ensure the report produces accurate data. No report developer wants to discover months after the report is in production that business decisions were made based on an incorrect report. Don’t let this happen to you. Follow the these tips to eliminate any …

Using IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office

                IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office is an easy way to get information from an IBM Cognos report to a Microsoft product, such as Excel, Word, or PowerPoint. IBM Cognos is a helpful product for someone who often gives presentations containing data that changes but the other content that remains constant, …

Capitalize Analytics at the 2019 Texas Connection Consortium!

Capitalize Analytics will be in San Antonio, May 22-24, 2019 for the Texas Connection Consortium.

Our subject matter experts will be in attendance to provide information on how to solve data challenges with tools like Alteryx, Cognos, and Tableau, to name a few. Stop by our exhibit table and join …

Upcoming Cognos Training Class Opportunity for eSchoolPLUS and eFinancePLUS Users!

In conjunction with the 2019 Pennsylvania PowerSchool User Group Conference, Capitalize Analytics has partnered with MCIU to provide formal Cognos training classes.

IBM Cognos Report Studio Fundamentals & Advanced classes are being offered on June 19-20, 2019 at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit.

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn …

Cognos Analytics Dashboarding Best Practices

Another installment of our educational blog series is here! If you have suggestions for future blog topics, we want to hear them. Email us at marketing@capitalizeconsulting.com with your ideas!

Visualizations are eye-catching when first created. However, once the glamour has worn off, a well-designed dashboard will continue to be used …

UPCOMING WEBINAR! Cognos 11.1 is a game changer! Let us show you why!

IBM recently released Cognos Analytics 11.1 and the buzz is in the air. Many in the industry feel this release is MAJOR in both added functionality and value. With over 20 years of experience in the analytics space, the Capitalize team agrees!

Please join us on Tuesday, November 6th

Invitation: North Texas IBM Cognos User Group Meeting

Capitalize Analytics is sponsoring the next North Texas IBM Cognos User Group Meeting on Thursday, August 16, 2018. We, along with IBM, would like to invite you to attend!

The meeting will run from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm with a continental breakfast and lunch provided.

Some of the …

O&G Tax Calculation: A Cognos Success Story

When it comes to taxes, the US government can be particular about how they want taxes prepared and calculated. In the state of Louisiana, taxes are applied to the physical well’s volume and sales allocated, and not to the tract. A tract is an ownership percentage of one-to-many physical wells.…

Cognos Web Services: Direct Access to Report Results

Cognos Web Services (CWS) allows report authors to share a URL that provides direct access to report results. Traditionally, generating report results requires a user to log in to Cognos Connection, navigate through the UI to the desired report, and select prompts and run options each time new results are …

Event Studio: On-going events with data change example

Another installment of our educational blog series is here! If you have suggestions for future blog topics, we want to hear them. Email us at marketing@capitalizeconsulting.com with your ideas!

Event Studio can be used to catch changes in data values that prompt further action by your organization. For instance, last …