IBM Cognos

A business analytics suite from IBM.

About IBM Cognos

IBM Cognos Analytics software provides personalized analytics driven by artificial intelligence (AI). It enables organizations to become top-performing and analytics-driven entities. From business intelligence to financial performance and strategy management, IBM Cognos Analytics software is designed to help everyone in your organization make the decisions that achieve better business outcomes–today and in the future.

IBM Cognos Analtyics includes flexible deployment options, either on cloud or on premises, enables you to easily scale your analytics to meet changing business needs. Machine learning helps find data not typically obvious to your staff through pattern detection.

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  • Multi tenant cloud
  • Cloud data sources
  • Augment data from multiple sources
  • Content sharing
  • Dashboard creation
  • Enhance data stories with media, images, shapes, and more
  • AI-infused data discovery
IBM Cognos Analytics Service Requests by Rainfall
Being able to create custom reports regarding service requests duing specific times of the day, days of the week, and even during certain types of weather is a strong capability found within IBM Cognos Analytics.


Benefit Definition
Rapid and Accurate Operational Decision Achieve goals for quick decisions requires that your analytics applications quickly turn your data into relevant insights
Augmented Analytics Uncover insights and patterns, engage data in new ways, make better decisions, ask better questions and explore unconsidered possibilities
Infused AI in BI New machine learning and natural-language elements augment the BI functions in Cognos Analytics
Self-service capabilities Every user can perform the data exploration and visualization appropriate to their role
Better than average Business Intelligence Delivers all the capabilities of traditional BI but improved upon with AI-driven content and elements


IBM Cognos Analytics will cost different depending on what version of the software you are running. The software is intended to be deployed in numerous environments by businesses of all sizes with any budget. Flexible financing terms are available for as low as 0% for 12 months.

Trial Version

  • Try the Premium version for free for 30 days
  • Full product capacity
  • Full spectrum of user capability

Premium Version

  • Starts at $70/user/month
  • On-demand, SaaS solution

Enterprise Version

  • Customized pricing (contact a vendor)
  • Cloud throughput capacity and additional user storage available for added cost
Starting Price
$70 /user/month
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Product Overview

  • Developer Vivisimo
  • Type BI Tools
  • Client OS Windows, Linux, iOS, Android
  • Deployment Cloud or On-Premises

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