IBM Cognos

IBM Cognos

Business Intelligence

What is IBM Cognos?.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence is an integrated business intelligence suite that provides a wide range of functionality to help you understand your organization’s data. IBM Cognos BI help users to view or create business reports, analyse data, and monitor events, metrics so that they can make effective business decisions.

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  • Strong at pulling data from a single package.
  • Allows for some data analysis and changing of field names.
  • Provides tools to summarize data and extract into other formats.
  • Limited ability to do advanced analysis.
  • Often crashes when querying more than 500 records on a single filter.
  • Does not easily allow for connections between multiple data sources.
  • Documentation is unclear / unavailable to power users.