IBM Cognos Pros and Cons

IBM Cognos Pros

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Senior Technical Coordinator - IM and BI at a healthcare company with 11-50 employees
A drag-and-drop interface for selecting creating ad hoc reports makes this product very easy to use.
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Barry Morris
BI Cognos Expert at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
IBM Cognos improves the effectiveness of the sales team.
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FranciscoSosa Garcia
RPA Architect & RPA Product Owner at Francisco Sosa
This solution allows you to input a wide range of file formats.
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Prasad Babu
Senior Software Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
The product is a very good reporting tool and is very flexible. It allows for the users to get a scheduled report.
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Susheel A
Manager - Metrics & Analytics at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The initial setup is quite straightforward.
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Partha-DWBI Analytics Expert
Principal Co-founder at Enterprise BIDI Solutions
IBM Cognos offers tools so that you can design and develop your own test queries and reporting solutions.
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IBM Cognos Cons

HP
reviewer1418973
Senior Technical Coordinator - IM and BI at a healthcare company with 11-50 employees
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.
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Barry Morris
BI Cognos Expert at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
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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FranciscoSosa Garcia
RPA Architect & RPA Product Owner at Francisco Sosa
It would be nice to offer free online training on the tool for end-users.
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Prasad Babu
Senior Software Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
The solution seems to slow down the servers.
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Susheel A
Manager - Metrics & Analytics at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The AI-based features could be further enhanced by the solution.
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Partha-DWBI Analytics Expert
Principal Co-founder at Enterprise BIDI Solutions
The performance is a bottleneck and something that can be improved.
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Learn what your peers think about IBM Cognos. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: May 2021.
502,856 professionals have used our research since 2012.