Cognos Software Review

Who they are

Cognos, an IBM company, is a world leader in business intelligence and corporate performance management (CPM) software for the enterprise. IBM Cognos solutions let companies improve and direct corporate performance by enabling all of the key steps in the management cycle, including planning and budgeting; measuring and monitoring performance; and reporting and analysis.

What Cognos does

Whether customers choose to apply Cognos software strategically on an enterprise scale, or leverage it as a point solution to address key operational requirements, Cognos allows customers to better monitor, understand, and drive the successful performance of their business.

Satisfied Customers

Ingenix Healthcare, China Zheshang Bank, Jebsen & Jessen SEA, evu zählwerk, Mentor
Graphics, Miller Paint, NYPD, Oxxio, Austrian Railways, Bundeswher.

Cognos Business Intelligence Product(s)

IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence Solution Suite

Cognos Software Key Features

  • The new IBM Cognos 8 BI MidMarket Reporting Packages offer midsize organizations an affordable, single, Web-based solution for all components of the reporting lifecycle: managed reports, ad-hoc reports, and transactional, operational, production, and statement-style reports. These reports can be authored once and consumed anywhere, and are adaptable to any data source.
  • IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence delivers the complete range of BI capabilities on a single, service-oriented architecture (SOA). Customers can author, share, and use reports that draw on data across all enterprise sources for better business decisions.
  • IBM Cognos 8 Analysis enables the guided exploration of information that pertains to all dimensions of a business, regardless of where the data is stored. The solution gives businesses the power to analyze and report against online analytical processing (OLAP) and dimensionally aware relational sources.

Cognos Software Technology

The IBM Cognos BI/Analytics solution resides on an IBM DB2 balanced data warehouse running on an IBM System platform provides a flexible and scalable business intelligence infrastructure to support the delivery of information as a service. Built with modern, service-oriented architecture, IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence integrates with technology standards today, and can adapt as companies evolve.

Bottom Line

Cognos Business Intelligence software is scalable, easy to use and high functioning, allowing for optimal decision making. Decisions can be made rapidly as data sources are streamlined and robust in detail. No more fishing for key elements to make better decisions. The information is tailored and available immediately.

Cognos Business Intelligence brings information to connect people when and where they need it operating with the highest standards in the industry, empowering faster, efficient decision making processes that lead to greater profit and revenue for your enterprise.