Cognos upgrade

New version released

Cognos has released the latest version of its business intelligence platform, in what will liklely be the last update before the company's sale to IBM becomes final.

Cognos 8 v3 includes features intended to spur end-user adoption and ease deployment and management.

There is a new "express" authoring mode that financial and business analysts can use to quickly generate financial statement-like reports, and users can also create OLAP (online analytical processing) cubes, scaled-down, faster sets of business data shaped to their particular needs. Also new is a personalised alert feature that lets end-users determine when they want reports, easing the burden on IT departments. The release also includes upgraded dashboarding capabilities.

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