The old name for this exam was COG-112, but was changed to the present name since April, 2009. It was a part of the re-structuring strategy of IBM, after the acquisition of Cognos in 2008 CompTIA Security+. The company was formed in the year 1969, and was based in Canada. They developed the highly acclaimed Business Intelligence software which was used widely in many businesses all over the globe.
Cognos 8 BI was launched in September 2005, and comprises of the several products such as ReportNet, PowerPlay, Metrics Manager, Noticecast, and Decision Stream. It delivers the complete range of capabilities on a single Service -Oriented Architecture (SOA).
This exam is all about demonstrating the expertise and proficiency in implementing the IBM Cognos Solutions in the enterprise level. Increased client satisfaction and its confidence in your business decisions, by proper differentiation of your company’s ability in the competitive market place are the main objectives of this certification.
This exam is most suitable for the professionals who are working in this domain and are using the relational model for creating various types of reports. If your job includes the designing, enhancing, and customizing the professional reports, this certification will certainly benefit your future career goals and ambitions.