What is most valuable?
FM – though it lacks some of the previous version's features: dimensional and sorting.
How has it helped my organization?
We're thinking about a different product.
What needs improvement?
There are a number of things, but I would start with just a few...
- Query subjects sorting in a model are absent.
- DMR model in FM is currently decommissioned, but basically needed.
- Cubes – requires my time to explain, but cannot work properly with a big dimensions.
For how long have I used the solution?
I've used this solution for three years.
What do I think about the stability of the solution?
What do I think about the scalability of the solution?
How are customer service and technical support?
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
How was the initial setup?
Some issues, though not many.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?
Not matching the product quality.
Which other solutions did I evaluate?
Started working with what was used by the organization.
What other advice do I have?
If you choose a Cognos product, be aware to wait until at least the second or third fixpack appears.
Which version of this solution are you currently using?