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Cognos, Cognos Analytics, IBM Cognos AnalyticsSpagoBI
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Overview

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.

Knowage (formerly SpagoBI) has a 14-years history. The actual release is the 6.3.

Knowage offers FULL ANALYTICAL CAPABILITIES, with a special focus on big data analytics and comprehensive support to rich and multi-source data analysis. Knowage provides different modules, each one focused on a specific domain but mutually combinable (Big Data, Smart Intelligence, Enterprise Reporting, Location Intelligence, Performance Management, Predictive Analysis). Moreover, Knowage is an OPEN SOURCE solution: the source code is freely accessible, everyone is allowed to join the community and build the own business solution to ensure strategic decision-making and improved productivity.

Knowage suite is supported by Engineering Group, the leading Italian software and services company, with about 10,000 people and more than 50 offices worldwide. Maintenance and support services (such as trainings, migration support, proof-of-concepts, etc) are provided by Engineering Group (KNOWAGE Labs) under subscription.

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More than 23,000 leading organizations across multiple industries use Cognos. Some examples of Cognos customers include BMW Financial Services, Quinte Health Care, Troy Corporation, Michigan State University, and GKN Land System.FIAT Group, Italian air navigation service provider, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Telecom Italia, ASL Genovese, San Giovanni Battista University Hospital
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Computer Software Company11%
University10%
Healthcare Company10%
Financial Services Firm8%
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Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government6%
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Computer Software Company29%
Media Company11%
Educational Organization8%
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise54%
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Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise36%
Large Enterprise29%
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IBM Cognos is ranked 8th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 5 reviews while Knowage is ranked 13th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 1 review. IBM Cognos is rated 7.8, while Knowage is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Cognos writes "View all the numbers through one single platform to make business decisions, but pay for the privilege". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Knowage writes "SpagoBI makes available a remarkable number of BI functionalities even if it adopts a free open source model. ". IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and Oracle OBIEE, whereas Knowage is most compared with Pentaho Business Analytics, Microsoft BI, Tableau, TIBCO Jaspersoft and QlikView.

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