PowerSchool and IBM Cognos

PowerSchool products are amazing at collecting the data that is required to run a school district. Their solutions are the best you’ll find to help you with your student and financial operations. They know that beyond collecting the data, organizations need to aggregate it, slice it, dice it, and visualize that data so they can refine their processes. Capitalize Analytics and PowerSchool have joined forces to help districts better utilize this incredible business intelligence solution. Let us help you build a plan to be successful with your PowerSchool products by utilizing them with IBM Cognos. When you embrace Business Intelligence, the district becomes more efficient and successful, and your job becomes easier. Extract data, analyze it, and make decisions with IBM's business intelligence and performance management suite.

Dashboards\Scorecards | Mass Distribution | Mobile Integration | Scheduled Reports | Event Driven Reports | Graphic Driven Reports | Report Conversion

 

Meaningful Utilization of IBM Cognos

Cognos provides the capability to perform intelligent data analysis and data integration to provide more informed business decisions for your district. IBM Cognos capabilities include:

  • Framework Manager - Metadata Modeling Tool that allows creation of a Common Business Models
  • Cognos Connection - Single point of entry to the Cognos BI Studios, packages, folders, scheduled activities, etc.
  • Workspace - Self-exploration tool that allows users to create interactive reports and dashboards.
  • Workspace Advanced - Easy to use ad-hoc report writing tool that provides quick and effective queries, analysis, charts, etc.
  • Report Studio - Advanced report writing tool that allows for use of complex report building capabilities such as dashboards, charts, conditional behaviors, etc.

eSchoolPLUS

eSchoolPlus is designed for administrators and makes it easier to manage your district information data flow. This includes demographics, attendance,  scheduling, testing, report cards, discipline, and transcripts.

eFinancePLUS

eFinancePLUS unifies administration to help your district achieve  productivity and success. Eliminate the need for multiple front office systems and logins by automating workflows, and streamlining operations. eFinancePLUS has some export capabilities to allow for new employees to be exported out of eFinancePLUS and loaded into other pieces of software.

 BusinessPLUS

BusinessPlus helps you configure your ideal K-12 ERP for your unique front office operations. It’s everything you need to control business processes like budgeting, grants management, HR and benefits management, regulatory reporting, payroll, purchasing, and a lot more, your way!

 

 

 

Additional  PowerSchool K-12 Resources

Tableau K-12 Webinar: Empower Your K12 Departments with Dashboarding and Analytics Using Tableau

Tableau K-12 Webinar: Empower Your K12 Departments with Dashboarding and Analytics Using Tableau

School districts have analysts in nearly every department. They analyze attendance, assessments, enrollment, performance, curriculum, financials, – the list is endless. With Tableau, you no longer have to rely on IT to create every report or dashboard. In this webinar, we’ll show you how districts are using data from Excel, the SIS, and ERP to […]

Powerful BI & Analytics with IBM Cognos 11

Take your district’s business intelligence to the next level with the latest from IBM Cognos Analytics (also known as Cognos 11)! In this webinar for PowerSchool Finance/HR/ERP customers, you’ll learn why adding IBM Cognos Analytics and Business Intelligence solutions – or simply upgrading to Cognos Analytics 11 – is right for your district. Join Liz […]

Cognos for eSchoolPLUS and eFinancePLUS

This webinar highlights how using eFinancePLUS and eSchoolPLUS with Cognos empowers district employees to more easily access and share relevant financial and HR data. The combined power of eFinancePLUS and eSchoolPLUS also helps district leaders make strategic decisions quickly.

Using Predictive Analytics and Dashboards in K-12: From Predicting Test Outcomes to Increasing Attendance

K-12 school districts contend with challenges that no other organizations face. Whether your district is focused on attendance, state test results, district assessments, discipline, the achievement gap, course failure, special programs, interventions, district improvement plans, IEPs, budgeting, technology effectiveness, or another initiative, you’ll be digging through mountains of data to create an educated plan of […]



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