IBM Cognos Analytics in the Capital

an Ottawa, Ontario User Group

A rich forum for local organizations to share information and experience.

Mark your Calendar

  1. IBM THINK SUMMIT CANADA 2021! - Register here.
    Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 1:00 - 2:30pm (15 sessions and Self-led Labs)

2. Did you hear? Cognos Analytics with Watson is now part of the Watson Family as of Oct 2021!

Cognos Analytics with Watson 11.2.1 is a business intelligence solution that empowers users with AI-infused self-service capabilities that accelerate data preparation, analysis, and report creation. Cognos Analytics with Watson makes it easier to visualize data and share actionable insights across your organization to foster more data-driven decisions. Its capabilities enable users to reduce or eliminate IT intervention for many previous tasks, providing more self-service options, advancing the analytic expertise of the enterprise, and enabling organizations to capture insights more efficiently.

Cognos Analytics with Watson offers a guided experience that interprets an organization's intent and supports them with a suggested path, leading to improved decision-making. Additionally, Cognos Analytics with Watson can be deployed on-premises, in the cloud, or both. See the announcement letter for more details.


Stay Connected. Stay Informed. Here's how:

Membership is open to all organizations situated in or near Ottawa who are users of IBM Cognos software. Organizations considering IBM analytics, data science, data management, and AI technologies are also invited to attend events as guests. Vendors by invitation only. Consultants and Co-op Students engaged in a current customer contract may participate but must register as a representative of that organization with validated credentials.

Events: The Cognos in the Capital Users Group hosts several meetings each year. Meetings include presentations from customers and IBM. Content focuses on sharing experiences from real solutions and information to assist organizations with good decisions around the futures and direction of their IBM Analytics deployments.

Resources: From past user group event presentations to useful links, to support pages, and training materials we try our best to keep you and our pages up-to-date with important and relevant product information. If you are looking for something in particular just connect with us and we'll direct you to the proper place or person!