Entries by Ironside Group

About Success and Failure

Two very different articles came across my desk this afternoon.  One described an IBM Cognos implementation with 3,623% return on investment just in 11 days. The other described how some UK firms are spending millions on Business Intelligence (BI) and seeing little in return.  Clearly organizations are investing in the technology, but there are just […]

Ironside Group Announces Support for Mid-Market Business Analytics Solution

The Ironside Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of sales, consulting and training for IBM Cognos Express, an all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution purpose-built and priced for the mid-market. With IBM Cognos Express, released on September 14, 2009, the power of business analytics is now within the reach of organizations that once […]


TM1 – The Mystery Unveiled

Just about two years ago, before Cognos was acquired by IBM, Cognos did some acquiring of its own. Cognos purchased Applix and its flagship product, TM1. With the subsequent news regarding Cognos’ acquisition, TM1 and its integration into the Cognos suite of products became a minor press release. That’s about to change.

IBM Introduces Cognos Express

IBM formally introduced a brand new Business Intelligence product specifically designed to meet the unique challenges facing small and mid-sized businesses. Nimble and entrepreneurial businesses such as these need simple, cost effective and easy-to-use, yet robust BI tools to align with their organizations strategic goals. Cognos Express offers a complete package of the most common […]