About Vedere

We are a team that have worked together for a number of years and are focused on helping customers succeed. We specialise in delivering Training Courses and Consulting services for IBM Cognos products and, over 10 years, we've never had any negative feedback across the 1,600+ customers we've trained and consulted with.

We have training centres throughout the UK - London, Weybridge, Belfast, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham and Southampton. We can also offer an IBM online self paced learning course if you are outside of the UK.

You can find out more about what drives us and our methodology behind training below. 

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Who we areVedere ethos

Are you looking to move beyond spreadsheets to get better insights from data?

Do you want to genuinely validate big data, conduct vigorous data discovery and execute collaborative employment?

Reap the benefits of integrating customer insights in real time across channels.

We can provide you with the tools to visualise data intelligence, to derive fast insights and drive smarter decisions.

We focus on moving organisations away from today's reporting environment of monitoring and detecting current state, to Predicting and Acting on future and new opportunities. With extensive industry and product experience, we offer a range of services to support your journey to data driven decision making.

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As well as our classroom based training, we can also offer online courses. These are self paced IBM courses which are accessed for 30 days. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book or if you have any questions regarding these courses:

Code Course Title Type Cost Days
J1221 IBM Cognos Controller: Develop Application 10.2 Self paced virtual course £1,140.00 5
J1222 IBM Cognos Controller: Author Reports 10.2 Self paced virtual course £228.00 1

 As well as our classroom based training, we can also offer an online solution. These are self paced IBM courses which are accessed for 30 days. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book or if you have any questions regarding these courses:

 

Cognos Analytics (formerly BI)
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
K01015 Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics    Web based training £90.00 0.9
K01002 Add Business Logic to Reports using IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting    Web based training £47.50 0.1
K01003 Extend Report Functionality in IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting    Web based training £90.00 0.9
K01004 Create Advanced Reports using IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting    Web based training £90.00 0.9
K01006 Create Active Reports using IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting    Web based training £90.00 0.9
K01007 Create Basic Reports with Multidimensional Data using IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting    Web based training £90.00 0.9
K01008 Create Advanced Reports with Multidimensional Data using IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting    Web based training £90.00 0.9
J4008 Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0  Self paced virtual course £230.00 1
J2A08 IBM Cognos BI Overview 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £230.00 1
B6088 IBM Cognos Analytics for Consumers 11.0 Web based training £47.50 0.2
B5A88 IBM Cognos BI for Consumers 10.2.2 Web based training £47.50 0.2
J2A05 Essentials for IBM Cognos BI: Supplement for Metadata Modelers 10.2 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
J4055 IBM Cognos Analytics - Enterprise Administration 11.0 Self paced virtual course £680.00 3
J2A55 IBM Cognos BI Administration 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £680.00 3
J4019 IBM Cognos Analytics: Architecture & Logging 11.0 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
J2A19 IBM Cognos Administration: Architecture & Logging 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
K01001 Create Reports using IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting    Web based training £90.00 0.8
K01009 Create Data Modules using IBM Cognos Analytics    Web based training £90.00 0.9
         
FrameWork Manager
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
K01010 Introduction to IBM Cognos Analytics Framework Manager    Web based training £90.00 0.9
K01011 Model for Predictable Results in IBM Cognos Framework Manager    Web based training £90.00 1
K01012 Model for Presentation in IBM Cognos Framework Manager    Web based training £90.00 1
J4052 IBM Cognos Framework Manager: Design Metadata Models 11.0 Self paced virtual course £1,140.00 5
J2A52 IBM Cognos Framework Manager: Design Metadata Models 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £1,140.00 5
J4005 Essentials for IBM Cognos Analytics: Supplement for Metadata Modelers 11.0 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
         
Report Studio
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
J4058 IBM Cognos Analytics - Author Reports Fundamentals 11.0 Self paced virtual course £680.00 3
J2A58 IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Prof. Reports Fund. 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £680.00 3
J4059 IBM Cognos Analytics - Author Reports Advanced 11.0 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
J2A59 IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Professional Reports Advanced 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
J4061 IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Professional Reports Advanced 10.1 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
J2A61 IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Reports with Multidimensional Data 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
J4098 IBM Cognos Analytics - Author Active Reports 11.0 Self paced virtual course £230.00 1
J2A98 IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Active Reports 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £230.00 1
         
Cube Designer
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
B4063 IBM Cognos Cube Designer - Design Dynamic Cubes 11.0  Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
J2A63 IBM Cognos Cube Designer: Design Dynamic Cubes 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
         
Workspace & Business Insight
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
B5A17 IBM Cognos Workspace: Create Workspaces 10.2.2 Web based training £47.50 0.5
B5A83 IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced: Introduction 10.2.2 Web based training £90.00 0.8
B5A84 IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced: Intermediate 10.2.2 Web based training £90.00 0.7
J2A81 IBM Cognos Workspace Adv: Author Self-Service Reports 10.2.2 & Bus Insight Advanced 10.1 Self paced virtual course £455.00 2
B6089 IBM Cognos Analytics - Create Dashboards 11.0  Web based training £47.50 0.3
         
Transformer
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
J2A82 IBM Cognos Transformer: Design OLAP Models 10.2.2 Self paced virtual course £910.00 4
         
Express
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
A3502 IBM Cognos Express: What's New 9.5  Web based training £47.50 0.5
J0021 IBM Cognos Express: Manage Cognos Express 9.0  Self paced virtual course £230.00 1
A3001 Overview of IBM Cognos Express 9.0   Web based training £47.50 0.5
A3024 IBM Cognos Express Advisor: Navigating Data Fundamentals 9.0  Web based training £47.50 0.5
A3030 IBM Cognos Express Xcelerator: Navigating Data 9.0 Web based training £47.50 1
         
Data Manager
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
J2280 IBM Cognos Data Manager: Build Data Marts with Enterprise Data 10.1 Self paced virtual course £1,140.00 5
         
Cognos Other
Code Course Title Type Cost Days
P8218 IBM Cognos Integration Server: Extract Data from Oracle Essbase 10.2 Web based training £47.50 0.2
P8219 IBM Cognos Integration Server: Extract Data from Oracle HFM 10.2 Web based training £47.50 0.1

IBM Cognos Consultancy Services

As IBM Cognos specialists we are available to offer a range of consultancy services. Whether this be ad-hoc pieces of work, short term or longer term engagements, we can provide you with an experienced, honest and dedicated approach to your requirements.

 

MODEL REVIEWS

Typically this is a short term engagement to review and sense check existing models and user skills and capability.  Each review is completed with the deliverable of comprehensive documentation identifying ways to drive efficiencies through the system and how to get more.

For more information on how we do this, please feel free to contact us

REPORT WRITING SERVICES

We are able to provide experienced resource for help with short or long term reporting requirements IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (across all software versions 8 or 10) or Cognos Analytics 11 as business needs arise.

With years of experience, both consulting and in line of business, we can not only deliver to requirements, but can also add value and provide insight into additional, or more enhanced ways of reporting.

To talk to us in more detail about our experience, please contact us here.

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

For the times where a full training course is not appropriate, we can provide knowledge transfer sessions, which are not classroom based and typically on your data. These sessions are particularly ideal for users who would like additional experience, one-to-one, or assistance with building end user documentation when delivering the solution to the business.  

These sessions can be wide ranging in terms of content and approach, so if you are not sure what you need, we will be more than happy to discuss your current requirements and recommend the most appropriate way forward.

DATA VISUALISATION

Our Data Visualisation service, focuses on the front end design for your reports and dashboards. We find that an engaging, interactive experience is favoured by end users, and key for real adoption of the technology.

We work with the latest and greatest capabilities within the IBM Cognos toolset, such as Active Reports, Insight and Workspace, to ensure that your users can engage with the solution in the way they want, in the most effective manner.

For more information on this, please contact us.