Why Cognos software?

Cognos software enables organizations to become top-performing and analytics-driven entities. From business intelligence to financial performance and strategy management, Cognos software is designed to help everyone in your organization make the decisions that achieve better business outcomes—today and in the future. Flexible deployment options, either on cloud or on premises, enables you to easily scale your analytics to meet changing business needs.

Customer resources

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


Get world-class support for all your Cognos 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.

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.


Develop a plan and roadmap for your business analytics environment based on specific needs and requirements.

For selected IBM Cognos products, we provide end-to-end implementation services from planning through analysis, design, development, delivery and operation of your solution.

Improve the performance of analytics for administration, infrastructure, and applications.

Cognos downloads

Access analyst reports, data sheets, white papers and more.