IBM Cognos Review

The Report Studio has customized functionalities to create reports and analysis. Quicker technical support response time is needed.


What is most valuable?

The Report Studio feature has more customized functionalities to create reports and analysis.

How has it helped my organization?

Cube reporting functionality has been simplified for analyzing daily productivity.

What needs improvement?

This product needs to be improvised by:

  • Clearly pointing out the issues/errors in the description to simplify the debugging process.
  • Enabling more GUI based functionality so that creation of dynamic report and dashboards by using Excel/flat file data is easier.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used this product for eight years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The overall stability of the product meets expectations.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Scalability is good. We did not encounter any issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

There is need for a faster resolution and expected time frame to resolve production issues. Whilst working on site and when support is needed for emergency issues, a quicker response time is required.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We have not used any other solutions.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was simple and straightforward.

What other advice do I have?

If your organization requires features like more stability and customization of reports, then the IBM Cognos Suite is your one stop choice as a good BI tool.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

10.2.2
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarCarlos Mardinotto Junior (Business Intelligence | DW Consultant)
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IBM Cognos Report Studio, its a complete tool suite to build a fast consult and you get access many numerous Database and ERP, complete analytic and tactical tier.