Cortell specialises in the design and implementation of analytics and performance management solutions using primarily IBM’s range of software products.

For any application in any industry, Cortell will assess and gauge the needs of the organisation, and apply a fully integrated solution for the performance management of the company.

IBM Cognos® Express

IBM® Cognos® Express delivers enterprise class reporting, analysis, dashboard, scorecard, planning, budgeting and forecasting capabilities that workgroups and midsize companies need, at a price they can afford.

Cortell’s team will discuss the functionality of this tool, for any organisation that requires:

  • Planning, budgeting and forecasting software, purpose-built for midsize companies.
  • A scalable, preconfigured solution to help you discover and act on new insights quickly – while minimizing demands on your IT staff.
  • A planner that can transform your company’s planning processes, enabling business users to react quickly to changing business conditions.
  • A replacement to slow, cumbersome manual planning processes with automated daily, weekly or monthly planning tools using the latest, accurate data.
  • A flexible, structured planning process that is easy to deploy and use.
  • A blend of managed workflow with personalised analysis for improved business agility.
  • An easy-to-use, web-based interface for finance and non-finance users to contribute plan data and view current plans with no “coding” skills required.
  • The ability of managers to monitor the status of every participant in the planning process to assess the maturity of the planning cycle and eliminate delays in adapting plans.
  • A system that can handle large numbers of contributors, using an in-memory analytics server for real-time processing.

This solution can be used with other IBM Cognos Express modules for a single, integrated BI and planning solution purpose-built for midsize companies.

IBM Cognos® Enterprise

IBM® Cognos® Enterprise is a business intelligence (BI) and performance management solution that combines the capabilities of Cognos Business Intelligence, Cognos Insight and Cognos TM1®.

It provides powerful and scalable business intelligence and performance management to your organisation.

With Cognos Enterprise implemented in your organisation users can:

  • Assemble information that helps them understand your business
  • Share insights with colleagues
  • Act on findings to drive your business forward.

The central management helps your IT department more easily deploy and manage your analytics content.

IBM Cognos® TM1®

IBM Cognos® TM1® is an enterprise planning software platform that can transform your entire planning cycle, from target setting and budgeting to reporting, scorecarding, analysis and forecasting.

Available as an on-premises or on-cloud solution, and with extensive mobile capabilities, Cognos TM1 enables you to collaborate on plans, budgets and forecasts. It’s functionality supports:

  • Data analysis and model creation – including profitability models – to reflect a constantly evolving business environment.
  • Performance monitoring using the integrated scorecards and strategy management capabilities
  • Resources and initiative alignment with corporate objectives and market events.
  • Powerful planning and analysis for the creation and analysis of sophisticated plans, budgets and forecasts – even those based on large data sets.
  • Integrated scorecards and strategy management with metrics modelling to measure progress toward objectives, and link them dynamically to actions and forecasts.
  • Flexible modelling for the development and deployment of even the most complex planning and analysis models, using a guided modelling environment.
  • Engagement with more users from across the organisation in high-participation planning, and collaborate with remote and distributed users through a range of mobile devices, including the Apple iPad.
  • Cloud-based deployment option to provide all the functionality of the on-premises solution with optional cloud-based deployment.
  • Powerful planning and analysis

IBM Cognos® Controller

IBM® Cognos® Controller is a financial consolidation software that supports the complete close, consolidate and report process. Automate and accelerate the close process with a full suite of financial consolidation software designed for finance users.

Cognos Controller allows you to deliver complete financial results, create financial and management reports, and provide the chief financial officer (CFO) with an enterprise view of key financial ratios and metrics. Its features include:

  • Finance manages the consolidation process, and Cognos Controller allows you to define and maintain all financial consolidation rules and processes from the office of finance.
  • Built-in best practices to ensure accurate collection and reconciliation of financial results, and eliminate data and calculation errors.
  • Local and global financial consolidation to assist your organisation to meet the complete range of consolidation and reporting requirements, including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

IBM Cognos® Disclosure Management

IBM® Cognos® Disclosure Management is a secure, collaborative, enterprise-scalable financial reporting and process automation solution that enables users to merge enterprise data with focused narrative analysis in a controlled, auditable environment.

It automates the collection of any and all data in a single, dynamic reporting and analysis solution. Multiple participants in different departments can collaborate in the assembly of complex reports, working independently while ensuring that proper controls and approvals are in place.

Cognos Disclosure Management provides integrated tagging to use on various regulatory filings and can create extension taxonomies with pivot based navigation for easy review.

  • Reduce risk
  • Improve productivity
  • Produce all complex documents in the most appropriate output technology in a single environment, be they ASIC, ASX, Board or Management Reports.
  • Comply with Regulatory Authority’s mandates (eg XBRL)
  • Offer a platform for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to International Financial Reporting Standards

SPSS Predictive Analytics Software

With SPSS predictive analytics software, you can predict with confidence what will happen

next so that you can make smarter decisions, solve problems and improve outcomes.

With IBM SPSS predictive analytics software you can perform statistical analysis, data and

text mining, predictive modeling and decision optimization to help you anticipate change and

take action to improve outcomes.

  • Customer Analytics – Uncover hidden insights in your customer data so you can create personalized experiences that win more business while reducing costs and increasing customer loyalty
  • Operational Analytics – Ensure your people, processes and assets are aligned and optimized to maximize productivity and profitability.
  • Predictive Analytics for Big Data – Capitalize on the promise of big data with predictive analytics solutions based on an integrated and open architecture that supports popular Hadoop distributions.
  • Threat and Fraud Analytics – Monitor your business environment, detect suspicious activity, and control outcomes to minimize exposure and loss.