IBM offers a myriad of solutions, services, products and support to businesses worldwide. IBM acquired Cognos in January, 2008, and is now the world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions. It provides world-class enterprise planning and BI software and services to help companies plan, understand and manage financial and operational performance.
IBM Cognos is the world leader in business intelligence (BI) and performance planning software for the enterprise. Our solutions let companies improve and direct corporate performance by enabling all of the key steps in the management cyclefrom planning and budgeting, to measuring and monitoring performance, to reporting and analysis. IBM Cognos is the only company to support all of these key management activities with a complete solution that spans all of the essential components of CPM enterprise planning, scorecarding, and business intelligence.
Founded in 1969, IBM Cognos serves more than 23,000 customers in over 135 countries. Whether they choose to apply IBM Cognos software strategically on an enterprise scale, or leverage it as a point solution to address key operational requirements, our customers use IBM Cognos to better monitor, understand, and drive the successful performance of their business. IBM Cognos customers are involved in every industry sector including automotive, banking and insurance, energy and natural resources, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals.
IBM Cognos solutions are sold directly and are also available from more than 3,000 worldwide partners and resellers. These solutions are supported by an experienced and award-winning field force of more than 2,000 customer-facing personnel.