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 business intelligence solution, IBM Cognos Analytics, lets you:

  • Reduce the number of tools with an all-in-one platform for managed and self-service needs
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Connect directly to the data for answers you can trust
  • Get better answers with AI assistance that reveals hidden insights
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Unleash your creativity with simple drag-and-drop functions within automated visualization
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Scale insights on demand with your team, group, or entire organization at the click of a button

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?

Base Edition


Upload data and build dashboards

Advanced Edition


Base edition + Smart Data Discovery capabilities

Premium Edition


Standard edition + Reporting and scheduling capabilities

Enterprise Edition


Powered to meet critical enterprise needs

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