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IT Today Addressing IT challenges worldwide Real Business Insight, in Real Time IBM Cognos Now! improves Linux on System z business analytics By Rebecca Wormleighton and Catherine Frye mitments, or if the sale of a particular product must be pulled before more customers purchase a malfunctioning product; and if your real-time data feeds for wind-tower energy are compliant with regional power-system operators (see Figure 1, page 26). When you enable frontline decision makers with this actionable intelligence in real time, you deliver the capability to divert potential issues before they affect the bottom line. With Cognos* Now! for Linux* on System z*, IBM delivers the capability to monitor the various transactional systems spread across your organization—those same systems that represent your business’ heartbeat. By bringing together data into one consolidated, real-time view, employees receive a view of the business that wouldn’t have otherwise been available until it was too late. I magine if at any moment in time, you could see how your current product inventory lines up against current sales volumes; if you’re on track to meet your service-level com- All-in-One Dashboard The dashboard simultaneously helps employees, such as a contact-center manager, monitor multiple systems for a complete 360-degree view and provide analysis of the current activity, including agent activity, dispatch status, customer issues and service-level agree- MARCH/APRIL 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2010

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2010
Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: More Than a Milestone
Dashboard: A Text Can Save a Life
Data Display: Transistors: Tiny, Mighty Drivers of Innovation
Insider: Three Tips for Optimizing IT Investments
IT Today: IBM Cognos Now! Improves Linux on System z Business Analytics
Focus on Storage: XE for Storage on z/OS Version 4.2 Introduces Enhanced Functionality
Case Study: Implementing an IBM System z10 Enterprise Linux Server Helps EFiS EDI Finance Service AG Save Money and The Environment
Cover Story: After a Decade, Linux on System z Still has Merit
Feature: IBM Encourages Easy ISV Application Porting To Linux on System z
Administrator: DCSS Technology Improves Linux Performance and Upgrade Management
Tips & Technniques: Using System z Can Help Optimize Both Internal and External Communications
Advertisers' Index
Stop Run: IBM's Hursley House Encourages Innovation

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2010