IBM Cognos Business Viewpoint

IBM® Cognos® Business Viewpoint is dimension management software for managing data structures, relationships and attributes from anywhere in a shared view. It provides a collaborative environment to help you manage changes to all data related to analyzing and running your business.

Cognos Business Viewpoint synchronizes information so it can be used in performance management processes such as reporting, planning, analytics and consolidation.

Gain a centralized view of data

  • Integrate with IBM Cognos TM1®, IBM Cognos Planning and IBM Cognos Controller to share dimensional information and improve regulatory compliance, auditability and software standardization
  • Benefit from a service-oriented architecture (SOA) foundation, which enables Cognos Business Viewpoint to work with your existing infrastructure
  • Use a single source of dimensions, hierarchies and data for all performance management and business intelligence activities.

Manage business data structures, relationships and attributes from anywhere

  • Allow designated users from anywhere in your organization to create and collaborate using a consistent, shared view
  • Use a highly visual interface and flexible models to create and maintain individual perspectives
  • Replace manual processes with automated, auditable workflow-oriented business processes
  • Respond to changes in domains such as charts of accounts, cost centers and products using a business-driven user interface
  • Take advantage of security features to ensure that users only make edits to their assigned areas of responsibility.