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Rocket Software Launches Latest Business Intelligence Tools for IBM Cognos Users

By CIOReview | Thursday, February 4, 2016

WALTHAM, MA: Rocket Software has announced the general availability of Rocket Discover 1.5 with IBM Native Connect feature that aids Cognos business users in creating dashboards with greater business insights quickly and easily. Discover 1.5 is aimed towards business managers and executives, hosting capabilities of data preparation, visualization and discovery. The solution is engineered in close collaboration with IBM labs to increase the ROI of existing Cognos investments. It provides IBM Cognos business users the ability to connect, visualize and collaborate on their IBM Cognos TM1 cubes, and Cognos BI content such as Queries, and PowerCubes. The solution is currently available in on-premises and cloud versions for both Windows and Linux environments.

Combining data from many different sources and providing suggestions, Discover 1.5 provide speeds up the data enrichment process. The solution comes with Presentation features making it easier to communicate insights and data narratives in a clear and precise framework, simplifying discussions and accelerating business decisions. With Smarter Self-Service Data Prep, Discover 1.5 accelerates data enrichment across relational, mainframe, and local data sources that provides richer visualization and deeper discovery.

“Rocket continues to impress, with Discover 1.5 giving business users an enhanced set of data visualization and reporting tools. The latest version also opens up opportunities for IBM Cognos BI 10 and TM1 users with native connectivity that provides faster access to business insights. It’s a win-win for Rocket and IBM founded on a relationship started decades ago” said Claudia Imhoff, President, Intelligent Solutions, Inc. and Founder, Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT).

Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, Rocket Software is a global software development firm engaged in business and technology partnerships with IBM, EMC, Fujitsu, HP Enterprise Services, Hitachi Data Systems, Avaya, Epicor, and others. The company is engaged in building enterprise products and delivering enterprise solutions in Business Information and Analytics; Storage, Networks, and Compliance; Application Development, Integration, and Modernization; and Database Servers and Tools segments.