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Latest release IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.6

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Latest release IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.6

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.6 was released in April 2020.  Contact us to arrange an upgrade/ install or training.

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1 has been hailed as a revolution in enterprise business intelligence and analytics, utilising artificial intelligence to answer the what and why.  This latest release (R6) has brought in a whole raft of exciting new features, providing new and enhanced AI capabilities that make it faster and easier to create sophisticated dashboards and work with your data.  There are a wide range of new capabilities that we are excited to share with you, and they range from, support for stand-alone calculations with AI and advanced analytics features, to the new cognitive Learn pane that helps users understand how to use Cognos Analytics.  Here are the key highlights:

Dashboards

  • Expand crosstab hierarchies
  • Fields pane
  • Visualisation toolbar is docked at the top of a dashboard
  • Changed dashboard reset experience
  • Customise unit labels
  • Focus mode
  • Guided dashboard creation
  • Use AI to personalise recommended visualisations
  • Use stand-alone calculations with AI and advanced analytics features
  • Support for categorical colouring in a map visualisation
  • Map rendering when data contains invalid latitude or longitude

Stories

  • Expand crosstab hierarchies
  • Fields pane
  • Customise unit labels
  • Focus mode
  • Use AI to personalise recommended visualisations
  • Support for categorical colouring in a map visualisation
  • Map rendering when data contains invalid latitude or longitude
  • Use stand-alone calculations with AI and advanced analytics features

Explorations

  • Guided dashboard creation
  • Use AI to personalise recommended visualisations
  • Map rendering when data contains invalid latitude or longitude
  • Use stand-alone calculations with AI and advanced analytics features
  • Natural language details for time series

Notebooks

  • Support for R programming language in Jupyter notebooks

Reporting

  • Data tables
  • Drilling up and down in a visualisation in a report
  • Comparing measures in a visualisation
  • Support for categorical colouring in a map visualisation
  • Changed handling of invalid latitude and longitude coordinates in a map visualisation in a report

Modelling

  • Add individual columns to a data module
  • Reload the schema metadata from a data module
  • Framework Manager model update utility

Samples

  • New industry-specific base samples

Administration

  • Enhanced Analytics User license
  • Watson Knowledge Catalog support
  • New AI Learning capability
  • IBM App Id support
  • Vendor-supported driver versions tested with 11.1.6
  • IBM Performance Server for PostgreSQL

Installation and configuration

  • Reordered cipher suite values in Cognos Configuration

Next steps

Contact us now to request a demo

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