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UPCOMING WEBINAR! Stunning reports that are easy to create — we’ll show how it’s done in IBM Cognos Analytics!

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019 Time: 11:00 am ET (8:00 am PT) Register HERE Summary If reporting remains a specialist activity limited to a few experts in the IT department, then getting the reports you need will always be a bottleneck. In this webinar, you will see an AI-driven reporting and dashboarding tool that uses machine learning and built-in intelligence to help users better understand their data — all by …Read More

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 by decision makers. Below are some dashboard design tips to give your dashboard a long life. Dashboarding Terminology  Widget: Any item …Read More

Capitalize is BuyBoard Approved!

We are excited to announce the Local Government Purchasing Cooperative has awarded Capitalize Analytics a BuyBoard contract effective January 1, 2019! As an approved BuyBoard vendor, Capitalize can now sell software and services to over 6,000 state agencies, local agencies, universities, and school districts across the US. We are approved for the following software products & services: IBM (Cognos, TM1/Planning Analytics, SPSS) Alteryx ThoughtSpot Software Support Maintenance Agreements Technology Staff …Read More

Upcoming Higher Education Webinar: Five Cognos Tips Every Banner Client Needs to Know!

If your institution has Banner and you want to take full advantage of Cognos, then this is the webinar for you! Capitalize Analytics is an IBM premier business partner focused on helping higher education get real meaning from their data. We understand today’s institutions are pulled in multiple directions and challenged to meet higher expectations with fewer resources. In this webinar, we will demonstrate: 1. Dynamic Dashboarding: Explore where your …Read More

Top 5 Must-Go-To IBM Cognos Events

This time of year there are a lot of things going on – school is back in session, football is in full swing (yeah!) as well as a host of wonderful, fun community festivals like Octoberfest! The same is true in the world of Cognos – lots of things going on and some really great events coming up. Below are 5 of the “must-go-to” IBM Cognos events. SunGard National User Group …Read More

Cognos & Coffee, Barista’s in the making!

A couple of weeks ago, Eric and I had the opportunity to participate, and present, at the Texas Sungard User Group conference.  Their annual conference was held in Houston this year and was full of great sessions and networking.  They certainly accomplished their goal of bringing together users of SunGard K12 products in one location, allowing members to meet and exchange information. We started thinking, based on a recent event …Read More