Business Intelligence Archives – Revelwood Knowledge Center
Business Intelligence Archives – Revelwood Knowledge Center

This is a guest blog post by Revelwood’s Jay Apwah. Did you know you there are many sample files available for Cognos Analytics? In order to better experience and understand new features in releases of Cognos Analytics, it is recommended that you install the sample databases, models, dashboards and reports. Installing the samples involves the following four steps: Installing the samples Importing the sample content from its archive Restoring the sample databases from backups Creating data source connections in Cognos … Read More


In two recent blog posts (Gartner Magic Quadrants, Part 1 and Part 2), we provided some clarity around the various Magic Quadrants issued by Gartner in the analytics and business intelligence market. In this post we want to go a little deeper into two specific reports. Earlier this year, Gartner released its new 2016 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms—the de facto reference standard for buyers evaluating advanced analytics packages. This report is not to be confused with their similarly … Read More


In a recent blog post we talked about Gartner’s view on the Corporate Performance Management market, and why they retired the Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management Suites in favor of two magic quadrants. They are the Magic Quadrant for Financial Corporate Performance Management and the Magic Quadrant for Strategic Corporate Performance Management. Our clients and our team have found a lot of valuable information in two additional magic quadrants from Gartner. The first is the Magic Quadrant for Advanced … Read More


Over the years, our clients and team members have been primarily interested in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management Suites. But just around this time last year, Gartner decided to “retire” its Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management Suites and instead issue a Magic Quadrant for Financial Corporate Performance Management Solutions and a Magic Quadrant for Strategic Corporate Performance Management. In the Gartner report The Breakup of the CPM Suite, analysts John Van Decker and Christopher Iervolino wrote, … Read More


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