Cognos, a business intelliÂgence (BI) and corporate
performance management vendor, announced the worldwide launch of CogÂnos 8
Business IntelligeÂnce, which provides the comÂplete range of BI functioÂnality
on a single Web services-based architecture. Cognos 8 BI is based on the Web
services-based, service-oriented architecture (SOA). It delivers a simplified,
zero-footprint interface for all users, authors and adminiÂstrators, driving
high user adoption, enabling better decision-making.