IBM Cognos Analytics
Cognos Analytics is an AI-fuelled business intelligence platform that supports the entire analytics cycle, from discovery to operationalization. Visualize, analyze and share actionable insights about your data with anyone in your organization.

Bhupendra Berdia (Managing Director, 1Direction Global)
Srinivasulu Madarapu (BI Solution Architect, 1Direction Global)
Vijay Kumar (BI Solution Architect, IBM)

Looking for Self Service Business Intelligence and AI infused Analytics solution?

With the help of Business Intelligence organization can detect patterns and relationships within your corporate data and empower your teams with self-service analytics, compelling visualisations, dashboards, stories & infographics.

Our team of Certified Cognos consultants will help the organisation to understand business requirement, simplify and streamline processes, create reports & dashboards and share with the business users to analyses, and reduce time on data preparation through automation and built-in intelligence.

Implementation Methodology:

Use the right analytics tool to analyse and share your unique business’ data

Prepare your data

Easily and quickly load data files and combine sources to prepare your data with IBM Cognos Analytics.

It is powerfully enhanced with Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language dialogue capabilities so business users can uncover details about their data and understand what is happening in everyday language.

Analyse your data

Our Cognos specialists will uncover hard-to-find answers by identifying interesting insights in your data using pattern detection. It reveals relationships – even if you don’t know what you are looking for – so you can highlight drivers and identify areas for change. You can also perform what-if analysis on your data and understand the impact of decisions. Based on the data and your past behaviour, the system will recommend the best visualisations such as charts and graphs for easy analysis.

Share your data

Present information in interactive dashboards and pixel perfect reporting that you can share across the company. As an interactive platform, users can explore the data themselves to derive insights. With enhanced formatting and customisation options you have ultimate flexibility and control. The guided layout makes it easy for anyone to use and create template-based reports. Deployments can be cloud based or on-premise and shared across all devices. Users can also schedule reports or enable report subscriptions, therefore reducing emails and enabling self-service.

Why IBM Cognos Analytics?

You can unearth, explore and share insights to drive better business decisions.

  • Use the AI assistant to ask questions about your data and receive easy-to-understand responses in natural language
  • Leverage the intuitive interface to build dashboards, visualisations and data models
  • Integrate offline data sets with corporate data sets in minutes to enhance specific analytical needs within your department
  • Use storytelling through quick animated presentations (like PowerPoint on steroids)
  • Use one interface for visual data exploration, self-service and operational reporting
  • Single, enterprise-wide business representation of corporate data allows end users to access data autonomously using common business terms
  • Cost-effective cloud or on-premise deployments with access on any device through a web browser


"From guiding us through the Migrating all content from older version to Latest version and improved reports performance that best fit our needs to mentoring on best practice implementation methods, we found the team from 1Direction-Global to be helpful, knowledgeable and responsive to our needs."

Waleed, BI Manager, Global Healthcare Industry

“We chose 1Direction Global as our support provider for Cognos Analytics as we were looking for a company who had the knowledge and experience to assist us with our upgrade to Cognos Analytics 11 and the development of BI reports & dashboards. We were confident from our initial meeting with 1Direction Global that they would be capable of this and were proved correct, as the project went extremely smoothly, and we were very pleased with all the work done by 1Direction Global consultants on the project. I’d be happy to recommend 1Direction Global to anyone planning a similar project and looking for a consultancy who can provide the appropriate technical, product and accounting knowledge.”

Khaja, AVP, Head of MIS Section, Leading Banking Industry


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