Cognos Analytics with Watson is a new generation business analytics tool powered by cognitive technologies that provides sophisticated data exploration capabilities, dashboarding and storytelling, professional report authoring, and automated data preparation.
Among the many impressive features that make Cognos so popular is its ability to create powerful visualizations using a wide variety of graphic options that allow you to clearly communicate your story or present your dashboard.
The partnership between IBM and MapBox brought more visualization possibilities, allowing the user to deliver modern mapping capabilities and unleashes the possibility of powerful new geospatial analytics in Cognos.
How to use Cognos with Mapbox?
Cognos Analytics with Watson offers out of the box mapping features, available as a visualization option, without requiring any additional configuration.
When you use a map in a dashboard or a report, you can show data and do geographic analysis by using locations such as states, regions, postal codes., latitude and longitude. Cognos supports over 235,000 administrative boundaries and over 220,000 zip and postal codes in over 245 countries.