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"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."

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Top Answer: It depends on the Data architecture and the complexity of your requirement. Some great tools in the market are Qlik Sense, Power BI, OBIEE, Tableau, etc. I have recently started using Cognos… more »
Top Answer: The product is a very good reporting tool and is very flexible. It allows for the users to get a scheduled report.
Top Answer: As we get new requirements, we need to see if they fit into Cognos. As of right now, it fits our needs, however, that can change. We've had issues in the past that the solution is still working to… more »
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Cognos, Cognos Analytics, IBM Cognos Analytics
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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.

Sisense is an end-to-end business analytics software that enables users to easily prepare and analyze large, complex datasets. Sisense’s Single-Stack BI software includes data preparation, data management, analysis, visualization and reporting capabilities.

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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.
Ebay, WIX, Wave Accounting, ESPN.com, Magellan Luxury Hotel, Paylogic, Sony, Merck, EDA, One Hour Translation, NASA, Plastic Jungle, Philips, Yahoo
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm11%
Computer Software Company11%
University9%
Healthcare Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government6%
REVIEWERS
Recruiting/Hr Firm11%
Marketing Services Firm11%
University11%
Manufacturing Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider17%
Media Company9%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
Company Size
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise55%
REVIEWERS
Small Business62%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise24%
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IBM Cognos is ranked 6th in Reporting Tools with 7 reviews while Sisense is ranked 17th in Reporting Tools. IBM Cognos is rated 8.4, while Sisense is rated 0.0. 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, IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and Oracle OBIEE, whereas Sisense is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau, Domo, QlikView and Dremio.

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