Some organizations running Cognos have hesitated to widely deploy Tableau – with understandable reason. Because Tableau can’t connect to the Cognos environment, Tableau users bypass the secure, governed and business-friendly data that lives there. Instead, they work directly with raw source data, going through a labor intensive process of re-remodeling data. Aside from wasting valuable time, this method compromises data integrity, security and reporting accuracy.

Join us for a live show-and-tell of the Senturus Analytics Connector, our simple, elegant solution that ties Cognos to Tableau as a data source. You’ll also hear from one of our customers, Ixia, and learn how they are you using the Connector. At Ixia, the Connector has replaced rerunning calculations in Excel for their weekly, monthly and quarterly reports saving many hours of labor per month. The biggest benefit they appreciate is knowing the data is trustworthy and not subject to human errors associated with Excel manipulations. 

Designed to help both IT and Tableau users, this demo will show how the Analytics Connector enables:

  • Faster report building in Tableau
  • Reduced change management
  • Improved security with appropriate guardrails around data access
  • Increased data accuracy
  • Better overall Tableau performance

Don’t miss this webinar to learn how your organization can enjoy the self-service visualizations of Tableau while preserving the benefits of your Cognos model.


Michael Weinhauer
Practice Area Director and Solutions Architect
Senturus, Inc.

Michael Weinhauer heads up the Tableau Practice at Senturus. Michael comes to us from Oracle, IBM and SAP, where he spent over 20 years in different roles acquiring a wealth of hands-on, practical BI and Big Data experience. Michael’s team is also responsible for the development of the Senturus Business Analytics Connector for Tableau to Cognos, which lets Tableau use Cognos as a data source.

Rajat Sharma
BI Manager

Steven Kiser
Senior Manager, Financial Systems