IBM Cognos Express

IBM Cognos Express is an integrated Business Intelligence (BI) and planning solution, purpose-built for SMEs (Small, Medium Sized Companies). It delivers reporting, analysis, dashboarding and scorecarding, planning, budgeting and forecasting (P,B & F) capabilities for midsize companies at a price they can afford. The solution is pre-configured and easy to install and use so it can be deployed at customers where ICT resources are limited or none existing.

With the latest IBM Cognos Express version, IBM has completed the solution by adding a specific component for Planning and Budgeting which makes of IBM Cognos Express a complete Business Intelligence and Performance management solution. The solution now consists of:

  • Cognos Express Reporter : Self-service reporting and ad hoc query
  • Cognos Express Advisor : Freeform analysis and visualization
  • Cognos Express Xcelerator : Microsoft Excel-based reporting and business analysis
  • Cognos Express Planner: Planning and Budgeting tool

element61 can assist in comparing the IBM Cognos Express edition with the full fledged solutions of Cognos Business Intelligence and/or Cognos Planning/Cognos TM1 based on the specific needs, requirements, timeline and available budget of your company and organisation. 

Contact us to learn more about IBM Cognos Express!