Welcome to Justin Thomas Consulting!

Hi, thanks for visiting my site, my name is Justin Thomas, I am an IT consultant with twenty years experience working at various levels within the IT industry. I started at age 16 on a YTS scheme and gained my first full-time job as a Junior Systems Programmer shortly after my 17th birthday.

I’ve worked my way through a variety of roles, always looking for the next challenge, mostly teaching myself and learning through experience and experimentation. Technology geekdom is something that is in my nature.

Back in 2001 I joined a company called Adaytum, this was my first role supporting external customers which put a different spin on the traditional IT support role and opened the door to consultancy.

Since I started I’ve done everything from building computers, supporting networks, email server, database servers to web design and programming.

These days it’s my goal to put my wide ranging experience to use to help others to get the most out of their IT infrastructure. I pride myself on being able to see the bigger picture, consider multiple possibilities and to be able to clearly explain highly technical concepts to audiences of any experience level.

Whether you’re a small or medium sized business looking for help or a large multinational company looking for technical expertise within the IBM Cognos product suite, please get in touch – I am confident I’ll be able to help.

IBM Cognos Services

With over 15 years experience working with IBM's Business Analytics products, my goal is to help you get more from your Cognos software.

  • Installing IBM Cognos Software
    The majority of IBM Cognos Business Partners and Clients need the services of an experienced technical architect and consultant at some point, whether it be to assist with the initial installation of the software, migration to a new server platform or troubleshooting a long-standing technical issue. I…
  • Help with IBM Cognos
    Over the years I've come to understand that there is often a knowledge gap between "The Business" and "The IT department", particularly when it comes to supporting the IBM Cognos products. The business users have a great deal of knowledge of the day-to-day functionality of the software…
  • Cloud for IBM Analytics
    IBM are already offering their own Cloud based solutions for IBM Cognos BI and IBM Cognos TM1, but if you already have your own license entitlements and would like to take advantage of the benefits of Cloud hosting, get in touch so we can discuss the best…
  • IBM Cognos Health Checks
    When you suspect your IBM Cognos software is not performing at it's best or you're suffering from repeated process failures, I can review your entire platform right up from the server's Operating System, the Cognos software installation and configuration through to the database server. I'll compile a…

How I help

Read some examples of how I've helped my clients in the past.

IT for Small and Medium sized businesses

My IT career started over 20 years ago, since then I've worked in the Public Sector and Private Businesses from small companies to multinational corporations, allow me to help you with your business computing challenges.

Office Networks

Whether you have existing servers or need to get some new infrastructure. PC's, Tablets, Servers, Networks and more. I can help.

Cloud Hosting

If you like the idea of paying monthly for your servers and letting somebody else manage them, cloud could be for you!

Computer Support

When you're suffering from computer downtime, I can work remotely or on-site to resolve the problem.

Software as a Service

Looking for a SaaS solution to replace your aging on-premise software? I can help you review your requirements and advise on the best product for you.

Latest from the blog

I'll try and update the blog on a regular basis, some of my articles can be read here.

  • IBM Cognos Express version 10.2.2

    I'm pretty late to the party with this news, though I did hear about it several months ago in a newsletter from IBM - it seems though that many don't…

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  • Let’s start with an apology!

    For my first post I'll start with an apology.  This is to those of you who are finding my website during it's early days.  There's a lot of latin on…

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Get in touch

If you'd like to have a chat or find out more about how we can help you, please get in touch using the form or one of the methods listed below.