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IBM Cognos Analytics

   An AI-infused business intelligence solution that accelerates data prep, analysis, and reporting for smarter business
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All the answers you need in one place

   Drive certainty in your decision-making with AI-powered analytics. IBM offers an industry-leading BI solution that empowers users to execute smarter data discovery and tell the story of their data with stunning visualizations.

   The release of IBM Cognos® 11.1.7 delivers new innovations. Now users can access analytics anywhere at any time with a new mobile app and higher performance, delivering reliable insights in real time.
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   Why IBM Cognos Analytics?

Accelerate actionable results

   Prepare, analyze, visualize, and derive actionable insights in a singular unified and secure environment.

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Automate data exploration

   AI helps uncover hidden trends and drivers so you can get the facts behind your data and deliver insights in real time.

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Scale without the price tag

   Mix and match capabilities while staying on budget with no minimum user count.

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Access insights anywhere

   Full capabilities are available across on-premises, cloud, and IBM Cloud Pak® for Data versions.

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What sets Cognos Analytics apart?

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Accelerate data prep

   Use AI recommendations to clean and connect data from multiple sources.

Explore and analyze

   Find reliable, unbiased answers quickly with advanced data analytics.

Visualize and share

   Transcend spreadsheets with dynamic visualizations and sharable results.

   Market landscape

BARC names IBM “Market Leader”

   In the 2020 BARC Score report, the Business Application Research Center named IBM a Market Leader in Integrated Planning and Analytics Portfolios for planning, reporting and analysis.

   BARC noted that the scalability, flexibility, and integration capabilities set IBM apart from competitors.
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   Case studies

Analytics Hero

   Heather Gardner uses Cognos Analytics to create a cleaner future at Alliant Energy.


Mohegan Sun

   Improves customer service with user-friendly BI


University of Florida

   Increases graduation rates with predictive modeling (02:42)



   Automates validation for thousands of reports


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Live COVID-19 dashboard

   Gain real-time insights into the ongoing pandemic with deep analysis and filtering of regional COVID-19 data.

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Cognos ranked in the Ventana Value Index

   See why leaders who need proven self-service analytics use Cognos Analytics.

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Self-service BI interactive demo

   Walk through a sample scenario to see how easy it is to use Cognos to inform better decisions.

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   IBM Cloud Pak for Data is a flexible multicloud data platform that integrates all your data — on premises or from any cloud.

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   Go beyond spreadsheet planning to improve efficiency and help eliminate manual tasks. Leverage deep insights in planning, budgeting and forecasting.

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   Build and train models at scale in an all-in-one environment. Operationalize data science with enhanced visual modeling and automated deep learning.

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   Discover how to visualize data and share actionable insights across your organization to foster more data-driven decisions.


Explore which cloud is right for you

   IBM Cognos Analytics offers multiple deployment options. Learn more about the details and pricing for each option


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