IBM Business Analytics

IBM Business Analytics Competence Center

IBMWith the 2007 acquisition of Cognos, the market leader in both the Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management markets, combined with its stronghold in Data Integration Management (mainly from its 2005 acquisition of Ascential), Relational Database Management and Knowledge Management, IBM clearly is a powerhouse in (Financial) Performance Management and Business Analytics & Optimisation. Over the last years, additional acquisitions of between other, Applix TM1, Clarity Systems, Netezza and SPSS have completed the portfolio.

IBMs main Business Analytics & Optimisation and Information Management offerings include :
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
  • IBM Cognos Planning
  • IBM Cognos Controller
  • IBM Cognos Express
  • IBM Cognos TM1
  • IBM Cognos FSR (Financial Statement Reporting)
  • IBM Netezza
  • IBM SPSS Statistics & Datamining 
  • IBM InfoSphere Information Server
  • IBM InfoSphere Datastage and
  • IBM InfoSphere QualityStage.

element61 is one of the few Belgian consulting companies having extensive experience with the most recent versions of these solutions, and a specific focus on how these technologies are able to integrate and interoperate in a broader Performance Management platform. All this expertise is bundled in a dedicated IBM BI & PM Competence Center with senior professionals with in average between 8 and 10 years experience.

element61 is an Premier IBM Business Partner and Support Providing Partner and holds advanced levels of certification for most versions and modules.


Discover in this section both what IBM Business Analytics & Information Management could offer you to better steer your business, as well as our services for designing, implementing or auditing your IBM Cognos architecture or helping you in upgrading, migrating or performance tuning of your environment. We also provide senior best practices training and coaching services.


Contact us for more information on our IBM Business Analytics & Information Management Competence Center.