This article from Computer Weekly provides an overview of IBM's recently announced Cognos 10 which allows greater access to data in a more interactive and intuitive analytical workspace. It also leverages better caching and query management giving quicker results. Key characteristics users are likely to find attractive include:
- Broader analytical capabilities. Cognos 10 includes business intelligence, planning, reporting, performance management, statistical reporting functionality, and data visualisation capabilities in one application allowing users to swiftly analyse data as needed.
- Broader access to data. Users can also create new reports and dashboards from existing reports, access additional data sources, and even add and model external data from within a single analytical workspace.
Full article: Computer Weekly