Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson is a lead consultant specializing in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing as part of the IBM Business Analytics group. He has extensive education in the area with a master of science in business intelligence and specialized training to accompany his many successful client engagements.

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IBM Information on Demand 2013: Business Analytics Forum Review

Simply put, IBM IOD 2013 was a flood of information with a little added Fun. Perficient also came away with the Worldwide Performance Management Business Partner Excellence Award and the Enterprise Content Management Achievement Award. See details here As a member of the Business Analytics practice at Perficient, I narrowed my focus to the Business Analytics Forum, […]

IBM Cognos Concepts: Choosing the Right Tool

A common point of frustration with business intelligence and analytics reporting users is the inability for one tool to do everything they imagine. This is often referred to as the ‘BI silver bullet’ myth. There is not one specific tool that will do everything you want, but most everything can be accomplished using a series […]

Cognos Concepts: Stitch Query in Cognos Reporting Explained

So what exactly does it mean when Cognos performs a stitch query? Let’s start with a business scenario and question:  A Manager asks a Report Developer to provide a report showing a comparison between Actual Sales and Forecast Sales for any years we have data. But these measures come from two completely separate facts: the […]