Originally a Canadian-based business intelligence and performance management software solutions provider, Cognos was acquired by IBM in 2007 and has since had its software renamed as Cognos Business Intelligence and Financial Performance Management, or Cognos BI and FPM for short.
Cognos software is currently used to help businesses gain a better understanding of their financial performance strengths and weaknesses as well as help set targets and effectively allocate the resources necessary to achieve those goals.
- licensing technology
Software licensing technology enables software developers to protect their intellectual property by facilitating the process of creating, issuing and managing software licenses. Licensing technology typically includes license key generation, license registration and license management tools to prevent the developer’s software from being copied, shared or otherwise illegally used (aka pirated) by non-licensed users.
- licensing strategy
Software licensing strategy involves the decision-making process and implementation of rules or policies for protecting the intellectual property of a software developer. A wide variety of software licensing strategies exist to meet the needs of the software developer as well as the end user or enterprise that will be utilizing the software. Common licensing strategies […]
- Cloud Provisioning
The phrase cloud provisioning refers to the deployment of a company’s cloud computing strategy, which typically involves selecting which applications and services will reside in the public cloud and which will remain on site behind the firewall or in the private cloud. Cloud provisioning also entails developing the processes for interfacing with the cloud’s applications […]
- Cloud Migration
The process of transitioning all or part of a company’s data, applications and services from on-site premises behind the firewall to the cloud, where the information can be provided over the Internet on an on-demand basis. While a cloud migration can present numerous challenges and raise security concerns, cloud computing can also enable a company […]
- Cloud Management
Cloud management means the software and technologies designed for operating and monitoring applications, data and services residing in the cloud. Cloud management tools help ensure cloud computing-based resources are working optimally and properly interacting with users and other services. Cloud Management Strategies Cloud management strategies typically involve numerous tasks including performance monitoring (response times, latency, […]