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"The most valuable features are Report Development (Functionality) and Information Distribution (Flexibility).""A drag-and-drop interface for selecting creating ad hoc reports makes this product very easy to use.""The initial setup is quite straightforward.""IBM Cognos offers tools so that you can design and develop your own test queries and reporting solutions.""IBM Cognos improves the effectiveness of the sales team."

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"One can see that it's a mature product because it addresses all the requirements that you must need for financial consolidation and for budgeting and planning. It's really easy to use."

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Cons
"This product could use improvement in terms of usability for those with less technical know how.""They were lacking in the initial phases of development in the area of big data, and they still need to improve that aspect of the product.""The AI-based features could be further enhanced by the solution.""The performance is a bottleneck and something that can be improved.""In terms of what could be improved, I would say, monitoring, monitoring, monitoring. Some improvements in monitoring would be helpful. I'd like to see more monitoring of specific reports and fields. The way the auditing is now is very limited, so I'd like to see more of that - of the monitoring."

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"The solution is about to cease to exist, so it doesn't really matter if they add anything to it. It's at end-of-life."

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"Pricing should be improved.""The pricing of this product is meant for medium to large-scale enterprises."

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Cognos, Cognos Analytics, IBM Cognos AnalyticsHyperion
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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.

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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.ITNL, Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd., Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polpharma S.A., Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd., Barco N.V., SITA, McGregor Fashion Group B.V., PCCW Ltd.
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Computer Software Company11%
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Financial Services Firm7%
Government6%
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Healthcare Company20%
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Computer Software Company38%
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Small Business27%
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Large Enterprise54%
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IBM Cognos is ranked 8th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 5 reviews while Oracle Hyperion is ranked 2nd in Business Performance Management with 2 reviews. IBM Cognos is rated 7.8, while Oracle Hyperion 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 Oracle Hyperion writes "A mature, extensive solution that scales very effectively". IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and SAS Visual Analytics, whereas Oracle Hyperion is most compared with Anaplan, Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud, CCH Tagetik, Adaptive Insights and Tableau.

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