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ROI Evaluation Report: IBM Cognos Software
According to Nucleus Research, IBM Cognos business intelligence (BI) software can help companies make better use of their data when performing tasks related to

cognos consolidation pricing structure  Finance staff IBM Cognos software makes finance and line-of-business staff more productive by replacing budgeting processes that are semi-automated or spreadsheet-based with workflows that involve far fewer budgets and automate the consolidation of budgets up from the smallest business units, rather than relying on managers to accurately create their own consolidating spreadsheets. This means that finance personnel, as well as anyone participating in the annual budget process, spend far less time

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Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions (sometimes known as quote-to-order, or Q2O, systems) help drive sales effectiveness by supporting configuration and pricing activities and the generation of quotes that occure during the sales process. CPQ solutions create accurate and professional sales quotes for complex, custom-engineered or customizable products while streamlining core processes and lowering costs. Common features of CPQ software include product catalog and pricing functionality, product visualization, and support for channel sales.  

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Microsoft Takes A Shot at the Business Intelligence Market


Microsoft Business Scorecard Manager 2005 has allowed Microsoft to enter the business intelligence (BI) market by using its client base to expand its offering. Microsoft offers a complete solution with its SQL Server platform, OLAP, reporting analysis, and scorecarding capabilities.

cognos consolidation pricing structure  organization may implement a Cognos solution to manage its sales force performance, and a Hyperion solution because of its strong financial consolidation functionality within the finance department. As BI has changed to accommodate real-time data analysis, and to provide forward-looking business planning and strategies, the need to bring a single set of analytical tools to every decision maker across the organization has grown. Enter Microsoft , with its release of Business Scorecard Manager (BSM) in Read More

Fujitsu Poised to (Inter)Stage Glovia's Comeback Part Three: Market Impact


Despite the digital marketplaces’ limited takeoff, the Fujitsu/Glovia's vision still remains to become the leader in B2B e-commerce for the global enterprises, pragmatically responding first to business globalization with the current multi-national capabilities of the former glovia.hub product.

cognos consolidation pricing structure  (through the alliance with Cognos ). This will help increase its win rate within enterprises with complex organization, and help move it beyond the stronghold of the four walls of a single plant and collaborate with its sister plants and trading partners. As of glovia.com 6 , the vendor espoused a demand-focused offering aimed at manufacturers wanting to use the internet to collaborate with suppliers, customers, and other trading partners, and thus re-engineer their supply chains. One of its key new Read More

Best-of-breed Approach to Finance and Accounting


CODA's savvy accounting and financial offerings include budgeting, forecasting, scorecards, and tools that use Microsoft Excel spreadsheets collaboratively and securely. However, CODA must defend its narrow specialist and best-of-breed approach against larger-scale integrated enterprise system offerings.

cognos consolidation pricing structure  through a partnership with Cognos for enterprise-level planning and budgeting. CODA's consolidation capabilities have traditionally been limited to the basic ones inherent in Coda-Financials . While these are adequate for simpler enterprises, the vendor has thus far been unable to successfully compete with offerings from specialists such as Hyperion Solutions , Geac (formerly Comshare ), Applix , Longview , Outlooksoft , or Cartesis . Yet, the importance of these functionalities has been witnessed by Read More

Geac Gets Its Commonsense Share Of Consolidation, With Revolving Door CEOs No Less Part Two: Market Impact


Geac is now a financially conservative, stable but acquisitive organization that has remained profitable despite the general IT industry downturn. Geac’s future focus on delivering new functionality to its heartland of existing customers and industry verticals, while building out its technology to make its existing products more future-proof, seems prudent. Geac is also targeting new customers through Extensity, Comshare and other front-end applications.

cognos consolidation pricing structure  Gets Its Commonsense Share Of Consolidation, With Revolving Door CEOs No Less Part Two: Market Impact Market Impact With continued stable financial performance, Geac Computer Corporation Limited (TSX: GAC) has certainly moved far beyond its 2001 crossroads, although with an inevitable dose of lingering market skepticism. Back from the edge and on a comeback trail under energized management, and with a pruned but also more viable product set, Geac has joined the ranks of the once high-flying and almost Read More

IBM Cognos Express: Easy BI?


On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients. The name of the new product is Cognos Express, and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software

cognos consolidation pricing structure  Cognos Express: Easy BI? On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients . The name of the new product is Cognos Express , and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software, Cognos Express is composed of a set of modules delivered in a preconfigured solution: Expres Read More

Pricing Management Vendor Must Show Proven Payback from Clients


Vendavo’s recent growth is due to its reseller partnership with SAP, and the segmentation and optimization functionalities of its pricing solutions. But the vendor needs to stay on its toes, at least until its role in lifting almost every client profit margins is proven.

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Transaction Based Pricing in BPO


Increased maturity in business process outsourcing (BPO) has led to the emergence of transaction-based pricing and outcome-based pricing models, which can provide broader business value to customers. This white paper focuses on the transaction-based pricing model for BPO services, its suitability in meeting present-day BPO objectives, and its superiority over the traditional full-time-equivalent (FTE)-based pricing model.

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Cognos Unveils CRM Solution


Cognos, one of the largest business intelligence and on-line analytical processing vendors, has announced an aggressive customer relationship management initiative to supply the extensive interactive reporting, analysis, and scorecarding functionality needed to leverage the data supplied by products like Clarify and Siebel. Cognos considers an effective CRM system to be a 'must-have' application in today’s click and mortar economy. In addition, they have joined the Siebel Alliance as a premier partner.

cognos consolidation pricing structure  Unveils CRM Solution Cognos Unveils CRM Solution M. Reed - November 6, 2000 Event Summary [October 3, 2000] Cognos (NASDAQ: COGN; TSE:CSN), one of the world's largest business intelligence (BI) companies, today unveiled a comprehensive BI solution (including interactive reporting, data analysis, and scorecarding) for the customer relationship management (CRM) marketplace. The announcement was part of an aggressive CRM market initiative showcased at Cognos's Enterprise 2000 conference to an audience Read More

LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced LeveragePoint as a cloud-based newcomer to the business-to-business (B2B) pricing market with a novel pricing approach: value-based pricing. In this day and age of highly accelerated new product introductions, history-based pricing approaches are often inadequate. My previous post explained the company’s approach and current state of affairs. Part 2 follows

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LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing - Part 1


TEC’s in-depth 2011 article not only described the opportunities inherent in the business to business (B2B) pricing software market, but also ascertained that the value of this budding software category has yet to become universally known and appreciated. Sensing the opportunity, LeveragePoint is the latest market newcomer with a fresh approach to deal pricing negotiations.

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ERP Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process?


Although enterprise resource planning (ERP) software industry consolidation is nothing new, the constantly changing market dynamic affects product lifecycles, supportability, and ERP return on investment. In fact, you could say that it both creates new potential and contributes to old problems. Get a handle on what this changing market means for you, with this overview of industry consolidation pros and cons.

cognos consolidation pricing structure  Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process? ERP Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process? If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. VISIBILITY.net is a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for complex product manufacturers. Source : Visibility Resources Related to ERP Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process? : Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Read More

Two Vendor Execs Discuss the Current B2B Pricing Market (and its Future)


Why are some companies still managing their prices with spreadsheets—and leaving their single most important profit lever to such inadequate if not harmful practices? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic finds out and sits down with two vendor execs to see how B2B pricing software allows companies to detect profit anomalies and take rapid pricing actions, increasing their revenues and profits and gaining business agility.

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IBM Cognos BI 10.2 for Business Intelligence Certification Report


IBM Cognos BI version 10.2 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

cognos consolidation pricing structure  Cognos BI 10.2 for Business Intelligence Certification Report IBM Cognos BI version 10.2 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst Read More

Has The BI Market Consolidation Been Crystal-Clearly Actuated? Part Three: Competition and User Recommendations.


Users choosing point planning or BI products should consider the integration infrastructure and effort needed to combine these products versus the cost and functionality issues of choosing an integrated CPM product suite (if still possible to find). Mission-critical issues like scalability, reliability, manageability and ease-of-use go without saying.

cognos consolidation pricing structure  pure BI/CPM vendors (e.g., Cognos, Hyperion, SAS, Business Objects, etc.) and the enterprise application vendors (e.g., Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP, Siebel, etc.), which have been striving to natively embed more performance management capability into their products, in addition to the likes of Lawson and Geac filling their gaps through acquisitions. Especially the remaining tier-two BI vendors (e.g., Informatica , MicroStrategy , Information Builders , Silvon Software , etc.) could find themselves in a very Read More