Cognos Series 7 is a former version of the IBM Cognos BI suite. It offers data reporting, querying and analysis capabilities in a client/server or web-based mode. Its main components are:

  • DecisionStream which offers data integration capabilities (ETL) to collect information from various source systems and store them in a central datawarehouse.
  • Impromptu which is a client based report authoring tool. The reports developed with Impromptu can be used locally or be published on the Impromptu Web server to be available online.
  • Cognos Series 7Powerplay which is an OLAP analysis tool which exist in a client and in a web version allowing users to navigate and develop reports on top of Cognos OLAP cubes.

As there is still a large group of customers which are using and satisfied by Cognos Series 7, IBM is currently still supporting it in its latest version. element61 has an extensive experience in the usage of Cognos Series 7 and its components and can therefore help you to support and maintain your existing environment or guide you through the migration process to upgrade it to a newer version of the IBM Cognos BI suite.

Contact us to learn more about Cognos Series 7 and how to upgrade to newer versions of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence!