Barry MorrisBI Cognos Expert at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Pricing should be improved."
"The pricing of this product is meant for medium to large-scale enterprises."
"It is my understanding that the cost is very low. It's not very expensive."
"Cognos is super expensive compared to Tableau ($70/month) and Power BI ($20/month) — I think Cognos is roughly $200 a month."
"It is quite pricy. I think Microsoft BI is cheaper. Tableau might also be cheaper, but it also depends on the usage. If you have very many users, Cognos can be a problem. It could be cheaper than Tableau but not for so many users. If you have a few thousand users, Tableau, which is generally quite expensive, can be cheaper than Cognos."
"It's more expensive than similar solutions like Tableau and Power BI."
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Cognos Software is IBM's Business Intelligence and Performance Management solution, offering BI, strategy management, financial performance, and data analytics applications. Cognos caters to all levels in an organization with products designed for individuals, workgroups, departments, mid-size companies, and big enterprises.
Adaptive Insights is ranked 18th in Reporting Tools while IBM Cognos is ranked 6th in Reporting Tools with 9 reviews. Adaptive Insights is rated 0.0, while IBM Cognos is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Cognos writes "View all the numbers through one single platform to make business decisions, but pay for the privilege". Adaptive Insights is most compared with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud, Tableau, Oracle Hyperion, Anaplan and Centage Budget Maestro, whereas IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and Oracle OBIEE.
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