Northern California Cognos Users Group


November 2018 Presentation Outlines

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  • Introducing Cognos Analytics 11.1
    Business Analytics Senior Offering Manager, Michael Peter, provided an
    overview and demos of the features in Cognos Analytics 11.1. He showed how the release allows you to prepare, analyze and deliver interactive dashboards, story-telling and pixel-perfect reporting to collaborate and share.
  • Cognos Analytics 11.1 Admin and Cloud
    Cognos Analytics 11.1 Reporting
    IBM Offering Manager, Rachel Su, had an interactive demo session. She showed how to build sophisticated, professional reports in a matter of minutes with reusable assets and highly customizable objects using Cognos Analytics 11.1 reporting.
  • What’s New in Planning Analytics
    Ken O’Boyle, Solution Architect at Senturus presented the latest release of Planning Analytics.
  • Introduction to QUBEdocs
    Scott Felten, General Manager at QUBEdocs provided an overview of QUBEdocs, an automated documentation management tool.

September 2017 Presentations

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  • The Latest Release of Cognos Analytics, 11.0.7
    Cognos Analytics Product Manager, Kevin McFaul, demonstrated and discussed the updated user experience, filtering enhancements, new visualizations and properties in dashboards and reports in Cognos Analytics Release 7.
  • IBM Watson Analytics
    IBM Executive Analytics Architect, John Muckler, discussed how Watson Analytics compares to and integrates with Cognos Analytics
  • Use Case: Cognos Write Back Capability
    The Kaiser team, Issac Liu, Dipendra Pokhret and Anjuleeca Acharya presented their case study, which explained their successful and innovative integration of Cognos, SAS and Oracle.
  • Enhancing Your BI Reporting with Predictive Analytics
    Senturus Advanced Analytics Architect, Arik Killion, used a case study to demonstrate the value of predictive analytics in marketing optimization.
  • Learn to Use Data Modules in IBM Cognos Analytics
    Senturus Trainer, September Clemetin, demonstated what you absolutely must know about data modules.
  • Is OLAP Dead?
    Senturus Senior BI Architect, Pedro Ining, discussed the current state of OLAP architectures in the age of next generation of visualization tools and big data.

December 2016 Presentations

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February 2016 Presentations

Thanks to all who attended our record breaking meeting, we had over 135 participants register for the meeting. A special thanks to Kaiser for hosting us and to all of our speakers. You can download the meeting presentations slide decks: