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IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide by Dan Volitich

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Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting for the Finance Office
IBM Cognos 8 BI provides all the components your organization needs to implement performance management. As mentioned in Chapter 1, performance management planning is a key component. IBM Cognos 8 Planning can be a data source in IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence (BI). Although this book does not go into planning design concepts, you should understand how planning can be defined as a data source so that the plan can be reported and even merged with other corporate data using IBM Cognos 8 BI.
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The IBM Cognos 8 Planning application is a powerful tool for streamlining the planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes. It has many advantages, including ...

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