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IBM Cognos Solutions

When people have the right information, when it is consistent and accessible across all the functions of a business or organisation, it can have a measurable and profound impact on your financial outcomes.

Whether it be for planning, reporting or analysis, IBM Cognos solutions have the capability to deliver what you need.  The products are available for individuals, workgroups, departments, midsize businesses and large enterprises.

Start with either the business intelligence or performance management product that meets your immediate requirements, confident that it can grow seamlessly as your needs expand.  The business intelligence solution allows you to freely explore information, analyse key facts and collaborate with key stakeholders to make decisions that drive your business forwards.  The performance management tools will transform all your planning, budgeting, forecasting and management information processes into dynamic, efficient and connected experiences.

Built on a proven technology platform, available on cloud or on premise, the IBM Cognos family packages and delivers the right sized combinations of business intelligence and performance management solutions which can upgrade seamlessly from small user numbers and scale cost effectively for the broadest of deployments.

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Part of the IBM Business Analytics portfolio, Cognos software solutions are designed to answer business questions that lead to better performance management such as:

How are we doing?  - stay on track to meet targets with visibility into any aspect of your business performance.

Why? - put results and decisions into context by analysing trends and patterns.

What should we be doing? - allocate human and financial resources more effectively using driver based plans and rolling forecasts.

The key components of the IBM Cognos solution are as follows:

Budgeting, Forecasting, Planning & Reporting 

IBM Planning Analytics 

IBM Planning Analytics strength lies in its ability to handle very large volumes of multi-dimensional data for planning, management reporting and analysis using either an Excel or Web interface.

Business Intelligence, Dashboards & Visualisations

IBM Cognos Analytics

This is a single product with one architecture that delivers business reporting, analysis, dashboards and scorecards through one user interface.

SME & Mid-Size Organisations 

IBM Cognos Express

Part of the Cognos Family, Express is an integrated solution powered by Planning Analytics and Cognos Analytics for smaller deployments up to 100 users


IBM Cognos Controller 

This is a web based consolidation and financial reporting application with all its functionality available out of the box without the need for programming, previously known as Frango Controller. 

'Legacy' Cognos Products

IBM Cognos Planning

IBM Cognos TM1

IBM Business Intelligence


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