IBM Cognos Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Cognos competitors are
  • Tableau
  • Microsoft BI
  • Oracle OBIEE
  • Qlik Sense
  • QlikView
  • Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud
  • MicroStrategy
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
Read reviews of IBM Cognos competitors and alternatives
Roshan Hajare
Real User
Lead Business Intelligence Analyst at Jade Global
Jan 22 2017

What is most valuable?

The solution is robust and it's so easy to understand, use, and visualize the data. Even a newbie can understand reporting. However, when it comes to coding in the back-end, you... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It definitely improves all organizations that use it for reporting their analytics. However, it’s not just about reporting. It provides analytics based upon different fields, such... more»

What needs improvement?

The big data visualization can be improved.

What other advice do I have?

I like this solution. It is a robust product and it was suitable for the needs of the industry that I work in. My advice to others depends on the data volume and what kind of data... more»
Joe Easley
Real User
Strategy & Solutions Manager at a logistics company with 501-1,000 employees
Apr 30 2018

What is most valuable?

The flexibility of a non-IT developed solution allows for fast to market solutions. We also have had an easy time supplying content to our... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have been able to create quick, accurate consolidated dashboards in all operational BUs and client-facing teams.

What needs improvement?

It needs continued improvement on its visualizations and content customization. I would also like to more easily themed environments.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Know your needs when going into the purchasing decision.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Our previous solution was too difficult to use when obtaining new content.
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MicroStrategy
Federico Blezio
Real User
Director at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Mar 12 2017

What is most valuable?

I really value that MicroStrategy is a complete suite built to enable organizations to quickly deploy sophisticated analytical and security... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It enables you to build decision support systems. MicroStrategy has improved the decision-making process through Enterprise Reports with... more»

What needs improvement?

Analysis self-service could be improved.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

If you really need these features, it is an excellent product with a very good price. Sometimes you do not need much functionality and then... more»

What other advice do I have?

Keep in mind your global and corporate design. It is best to start with a specific, small, and well-defined area.

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