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Introduction

The interaction between Man-Machine is not something new these days. As time goes by, new systems are developed making the machines capable of performing tasks performed by humans.

 

 

During the past few years, with regular technological developments, companies have felt the need to reinvent themselves, in order to respond to an increasingly competitive market and to avoid potential issues committed in the past. To do so, they have started investing in solutions for management support and integrating tools to help drive strategic decisions.

 

 

Introduction

IBM Cognos Workspace enables users to assemble and explore all types of data in any time horizon through a dynamic, highly personalized interface. Cognos Workspace is a web product for creating interactive workspaces using IBM Cognos content, as well as external data sources, according to your specific information needs.

 

 

With recourse to master data services

In Business Intelligence projects, it is sometimes necessary to develop substantial amounts of SSRS reports with the same structure, changing the dimensions and/or the measures to use. For these situations, taking into consideration the reports maintenance efforts and performance, it has been developed a solution for this problem.

 

This article is based on a dashboard implementation for audit a Cognos portal and to manage the daily run cubes process. The implementation scope is to understand the BI Portal usage and check the daily cubes run process, their performance and SLA. For this implementation, we used the Tableau Desktop tool. Below, we will detail each development process and applications.

 

Business Intelligence is just a coined expression to distinguish a set of concepts, methods and technologies built many years ago from other Decision Support Systems. So let us forget about all of those too many fancy words for a moment. They are all mainly used with the same goal:

 

>     Decision making supported by technologies.

 

Currently, many topics have been gaining further relevance in the CEO’s agenda, including the theme of the Internet of Things, a concept that has been brought and discussed by their most top leadership, and nowadays has also an increasingly relevance in the consumer space.

Nowadays, we must only give guidelines to computers and let them do the best job possible.

In the case of ETL processes within a data warehouse, these have their own times and execution orders, so we just have to set these parameters and allow a more comprehensive process do the job.

 

With Recourse to Master Data Services

 

In Business Intelligence projects, it is sometimes necessary to develop substantial amounts of SSRS reports with the same structure, changing the dimensions and/or the measures to use. For these situations, taking into consideration the reports maintenance efforts and performance, it has been developed a solution for this problem.

 

MDS Model and Entities Development 

 

What is Talend?

This article has as main goal to show some of the main capabilities and functionalities of Talend Data Integration as well as the complete management of its life cycle as ETL tool. 

 

 

The banking sector is undergoing major changes and redefining its way of doing business, as a result of economic, regulation and technological changes. To do so, it is paramount to find solutions that allow them to improve risk management, provide better service to their customers and improve their operational efficiency. One such example is the Bank of Portugal.

Master Data Services (MDS) is a SQL Server tool for Master Data Management (MDM). It consists of several components, including a web application (Master Data Manager) and an add-in for Microsoft Excel. The first one allows you to create and manage models and business rules, and the add-in allows you to manage data and create new entities and attributes directly from Microsoft Excel.

In a world more technological everyday, the main focus of any company must be its competitiveness. In this context, technology has now a fundamental role supporting business growth with direct impact in company’s results. In this way is essential to any organization, in its business management, to use modern analytic tools capable to follow the constant technological evolutions. These tools are Business Intelligence and Business Analytics, among others.

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