IBM Cognos vs Microsoft BI

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Based on 64 reviews.
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Based on 16 reviews.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsCognos, Cognos AnalyticsSSRS, SSAS, MSBI, MS BI, MS Reporting Services, Power BI, Microsoft BI Tools, Microsoft Big Data
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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.

Microsoft BI is a business intelligence solution that turns data into insightful and useful business information that is relevant to all levels of the business.

Microsoft BI combines familiar Microsoft tools - Office, SharePoint, and SQL server, with extra features for end-users, such as Power View and Power Pivot. This powerful product gives businesses a competitive advantage by allowing end-users to better analyze their data, collaborate and better present their data.

Sample Customers
Sample Customers 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. Konica Minolta, Klout, Mahindra Satyam, The Weather Channel, Argus, Credit Suisse, NCR, and Sysmex.
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Quotes From Members Comparing IBM Cognos vs Microsoft BI
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Top Industries
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University
11%
Software R&D Company
9%
Insurance Company
9%
Financial Services Firm
7%
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Financial Services Firm
30%
Energy/Utilities Company
6%
University
6%
Media Company
5%
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Energy/Utilities Company
21%
Transportation Company
14%
Manufacturing Company
14%
Financial Services Firm
7%
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Financial Services Firm
19%
University
7%
Healthcare Company
7%
Manufacturing Company
6%
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Company Size
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Small Business
26%
Midsize Enterprise
21%
Large Enterprise
53%
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Small Business
13%
Midsize Enterprise
21%
Large Enterprise
66%
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Small Business
49%
Midsize Enterprise
12%
Large Enterprise
39%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
29%
Large Enterprise
56%
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