Esri Maps For IBM CognosSource: Esri
Esri Maps for IBM Cognos, powered by SpotOn Vantage, is web-based software that integrates Esri maps and data into IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) reports.
Esri Maps for IBM Cognos, powered by SpotOn Vantage, is web-based software that integrates Esri maps and data into IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) reports. This non-intrusive solution plugs directly into the IBM Cognos BI report authoring and deployment workflow, helping you deliver powerful location analytics capabilities in a fraction of the time and cost normally required.
With Esri Maps for IBM Cognos, your users can view, query, and analyze key business data in new ways.
Choose from any of the rich collection of Esri's basemaps to enhance BI data visualization. Easily overlay multiple basemaps in a single visualization, for example to enable both street map and satellite imagery views.
Zoom and Pan
Zoom and pan to whichever area on the map is of interest, directly in the context of an IBM Cognos BI report.
Easily link BI data, Esri data, or both to thematically shaded regions on a map, providing instant visualization of key business measures in a highly visual way. A single map can symbolize multiple business measures, which can be viewed and analyzed in the context of standard regions (such as State, County, ZIP) or based on custom regions.
Easily view and analyze specific points or groups of points on a map, with key measures or attributes of things like sales outlets, customers, or equipment symbolized using any custom graphic or color scheme.
Map to Report Object Broadcasts
Use intuitive spatial query tools to update the content of the report. Users can easily use rectangular or radial selections, polygons, and buffered lines to select regions and/or points on the map, and update related report content based on the selection.
For either relational or OLAP data, easily drill through from higher to lower-level regions. For example, drill into a state view of sales to see sub-regions like ZIP code.
Map Layer Queries
Easily query data in map services to discover relationships with IBM Cognos BI data. For example, correlate data in IBM Cognos BI report objects with map data like weather events or demographics.
Ease of Authoring
IBM Cognos BI report authors use in-place authoring workflow. No coding or custom skills (including GIS skills) are required.