IBM Cognos vs. XLCubed

As of June 2019, IBM Cognos is ranked 11th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 17 reviews vs XLCubed which is ranked 47th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools. The top reviewer of IBM Cognos writes "Framework Manager allows you to build relationships between physical database tables. Transformer works extremely well". IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and Oracle OBIEE. XLCubed is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and QlikView.
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40,744 views|11,890 comparisons
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1,992 views|797 comparisons
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IBM Cognos offers competitive pricing similar to other BI vendors in the market.The pricing and licensing policies are comparatively cheaper than other products in the market .There is need to assess the purchase license accordingly so as to avoid audit penalties.

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Cognos, 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.

XLCubed is an add-in tool for Microsoft Excel that allows you to point to analysis and services cubes or any other relational databases so that you can create ad-hoc analysis, reporting and even dashboards that can be published to the web with a single click. Once you put items on the web, the environments are the same, which is really cool because the user interactivity and use of the report on the web and in Microsoft Excel is the same.

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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.Marshalls Ltd, BP Exploration and Production, Thorntons, Ted Baker, Bristol-Myers, Rank Group, ING Bank GenĀve, Cargill Value Investment, Chloride Power, Auchan, Erste, UEFA, Novartis, Porsche Informatik, Raiffeisen Bank International
Top Industries
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University11%
Healthcare Company9%
Software R&D Company9%
Financial Services Firm9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Pharma/Biotech Company23%
Financial Services Firm20%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise53%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise58%
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