Smarter self-service you can trust

For the business user who needs to easily create compelling visualizations and dashboards. For the business leader who needs a proven, self-service analytics solution they can trust. For the enterprise that needs the scalability and analytics governance the business demands -- whether on-prem or on cloud -- only IBM Cognos Analytics delivers it all.

Our AI-infused business intelligence solution, IBM Cognos Analytics lets you:

  • Find answers others cannot using AI and machine learning
  • Unearth information that may not be obvious or expected using pattern detection
  • Create and easily share stunning, system-recommended visualizations in diverse formats
  • Pose questions about your data and receive intelligent responses with natural language-powered AI assistant
  • Reduce the time needed for data preparation through automation and built-in intelligence

Bring your data to life

Prepare your data

  • Access corporate and uploaded files, such as spreadsheets and .CSV files
  • Quickly find the data sources you need using Natural Language
  • Verify and combine data sources with automated modeling

Explore your data

  • Visual data exploration and ​​​​​​professional reporting in a unified environment
  • Smart visualizations -- the system recommends the best chart type based on the data selected
  • Embedded geospatial-mapping capabilities in the dashboarding and reporting function

Share your data

  • Single interface, cloud-based or on-premises, over desktop, laptops or mobile devices
  • Schedule reports, burst to thousands of users, or enable users to subscribe to reports
  • Combine charts into a story with overlays, voiceovers and interactive elements to share

Which option is right for you?

Trial Edition


Free trial of Premium edition for Cognos Analytics

Premium Edition


Full Cognos Analytics Capabilities

Enterprise Edition


Powered to meet critical enterprise needs in a dedicated environment

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