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The report is in! See the list of topics that readers, like you, found most interesting and that made it into our top 5 of 2014.

Top Training Tip

Creating a Burst Table for a Cognos Report  – Do you know how to create an external data file to use as a burst table for a Cognos report? If not, you can find step-by-step instructions in this guide. Learn how to create a Burst Table

Top Proven Practice

What’s New in Cognos 10.2.2 – The Top Features you need to know Cognos 10.2.2 released last month. In case you missed it, this article features the ten new features of Cognos 10.2.2 that you need to know. Read this article

Trending Topics: Business Solutions

Predicting and Preventing Hospital Readmission with IBM SPSS As hospitals endeavor to reduce readmissions and improve patient outcomes, Ironside’s Advanced Analytics and IBM can help identify those patients who are at risk of being readmitted. Read this article

Business Analytics with IBM Watson Analytics It is no secret that the buzzword of 2014 for IBM was Watson. And now you can try it out! Public beta released on November 24th.  Read how IBM Watson Analytics integrates with IBM Cognos

Most Viewed Webinar for 2014

Consumerizing Enterprise Analytics, Better Outcomes Through Better User Experiences This webinar explores a patented approach that borrows from principals of user experience design and takes an introspective look at solving the most common business analytics problems encountered in an enterprise setting.  Download the slide deck and view the replay

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