Business intelligence

Analytics capabilities to drive better business outcomes

Make better, smarter business decisions more quickly and confidently with solutions designed to drive business value across your entire organization. IBM business intelligence solutions include self-service capabilities to provide agility for the business with an enterprise platform approach, available on premises or on cloud, to help clients accelerate growth and success.

A range of analytic capabilities are designed to integrate with one another and with third-party solutions, so you can address your most pressing business intelligence (BI) needs with the confidence that you can seamlessly grow your solution over time to meet future requirements.


Related solutions

  • Reports

    Reports

    Understand and communicate business results and insights using a range of reporting options.

  • Dashboards

    Dashboards

    Monitor, measure and manage performance at a glance with dashboards.

  • Data visualization

    Data visualization

    Bring your data to life in the best format for interpretation and analysis.

  • Analysis

    Analysis

    Explore your BI data with trend analysis, "what-if" scenarios, modeling and more.

  • Mobile

    Mobile

    Experience insight wherever you are, at the office or on the road.

  • Collaboration

    Collaboration

    Fuel the exchange of insights with collaborative BI.

Business intelligence (BI) capabilities are foundational to successfully running and growing a business. IBM offers BI products to meet the analytics needs of the individual user, workgroups and large organizations. Extending BI solutions with advanced analytics expands our understanding of the past and the present with a forward-looking view to shape decisions. When planning, forecasting and scorecarding capabilities are combined with BI, organizations can improve the management and achievement of their performance objectives.


Featured products

  • IBM Cognos Express

    IBM Cognos Express®

    Provides enterprise-class reporting, analysis, visualization, scorecards and dashboards, planning, budgeting and forecasting capabilities for workgroups, business units and midsize businesses.

  • Cognos TM1

    IBM Cognos TM1®

    Helps transform your entire planning cycle, from target setting and budgeting to reporting, scorecarding, analysis and forecasting.

Business intelligence customer resources

IBM offers a full range of customer support, training and certification, and services for Cognos and other Business Analytics customers.


Support

Get world-class support for all your Cognos and Business Analytics products. Whether you're looking for supported product and software environments, product downloads or fixpack schedules, you’ll find everything you need.


Training and Certification

IBM offers a wide range of software education options to suit your role, your preferred learning format—and your schedule. Cognos courses are offered through public or onsite classroom training, computer based training, or instructor-led online courses. Standard and customized training programs are designed to match your unique requirements.


Services

Put your organization on the road to business analytics success with the Customer Success Lifecycle. Customer Success Lifecycle outlines a recurring set of high-level phases and activities, spread over a typical strategic timeframe that supports your journey to analytics and solution success. Learn more about Business Intelligence services.


Success Stories

More than 23,000 leading companies and organizations around the world choose Cognos software. Learn how Cognos software is helping organization drive better results. Search by product, customer, industry and date in the customer success database.

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