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Predictive Analytics & Watson: 2020 Industry Trends

In 2020, the consequences of the pandemic-generated recession have dealt a blow clean to the bones of industry. From...

How IBM Watson is Changing the Insurance Industry

The insurance industry has always been competitive and fast changing consumer demands are making it even harder for...

Planning Analytics in SMB: Getting Your Data out of Excel

Excel spreadsheets aren’t databases, nor are they analytics tools—and the fact that SMBs treat them as such may be...

How to Fully Utilize Master Data for Your Business

Every business has its own set of data that’s central to maintaining operations and improving processes. This is...


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Four Ways IBM Watson is Changing the Insurance Industry

The insurance industry has always been competitive and fast changing.  IBM Watson can help: Decreases...

9 Tips to Building Better Customer Experiences with IBM Watson

Customers expect more year over year. Just one bad experience turn s away your most loyal ...

The Benefits of IBM Planning Analytics For Small Business & How to Implement

Did you know that 88% of all spreadsheets aren’t completely accurate and even the most carefully crafted ones...

The CIO’s Guide to Data Science: Moving from Big Data to Data-Driven

For decades now, businesses have used whatever data they could get for data-driven business decision-making. ...

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Jupyter Notebooks work with virtual server as well? or only physical server?

Answer: Jupyter Notebooks work equally well on a VM as it does on a physical machine.

my understanding, 11.1.5 made Jupyter Notebook available on windows, however windows 10 only

Yes, that is correct.  I’m currently working on that installation on a Windows 10 PC to understand both the install...

Is python the only language supported in the Cognos version of Jupyter Notebook?­


How reliable and stable would Windows 10 be when hosting Jupyter Server for the Cognos Environment?

Unfortunately the new Windows 10 version of Jupyter is just too new for me to have a definitive answer for how stable...



VUG Training: What's New in Cognos Analytics v11.7.1

Watch the What's New in Cognos Analytics v11.1.7 session from our Virtual User Group given by Rich Chester, the...

VUG Training: Advanced Planning and Forecasting

Watch an overview of the latest enhancements in Planning Analytics (Tm1 Server version 11.8.0) followed by a...

VUG Training: Data & Analytics Modernization

Digital Transformation has become a real proposition for many companies and organizations. Watch the session...

VUG Training: Starting Your AI Journey

AI does not have to be a mystery or a Blackbox process! Download the playback and watch as Liz Herrera, the Director...


Planning + Analytics Resiliency Assessment

We know how tough 2020 has been for your business because we've also experience great change in our industry. That's...

How to Ensure Greater User Adoption of Analytics and AI

At LPA, we know how to ensure greater user adoption of analytics and AI because we’ve been steeped in it for nearly...

Data & Analytics Modernization

At LPA, we know the ins and outs of Data & Analytics Modernization because we’ve been steeped in it for nearly two...

How to Do Data Science Differently in the New World Paradigm

At LPA, we know the ins and outs of data science because we’ve been steeped in it for nearly two decades. More...


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