Now available: Cognos Analytics with Watson 11.2.2.

Enhanced AI. Deeper insights. The latest version builds on existing capabilities.

AI copilot for business

Try Cognos Analytics with Watson at no cost for 30 days


Web-based data modeling – Upload, connect to, join and model your data.
Interactive dashboards and enterprise reports – Up to five users can join the same trial instance.
Data exploration and prediction – Predictive forecasting, decision trees, AI assistant and more.

Why IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson?

Accelerate data prep with AI

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Accelerate data prep with AI

Use built-in AI to accelerate and improve blending data or finding the optimal tables for your model.

Automate data exploration

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Automate data exploration

Uncover hidden trends and drivers with the help of AI so you can get the facts behind your data and deliver insights in real time.

Visualize and report on data

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Visualize and report on data

Create powerful visualizations, tell the story of your data and share insights via email, Slack, or the mobile app.

Scale and integrate

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Scale and integrate

Bring together advanced analytics and data science into daily operations and seize new opportunities.

Protect your data

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Protect your data

Governed self-service analytics adapts to your requirements and protects data from misuse.

What's new

Enterprise BI and analytics platforms

IBM Cognos Analytics has been named a Market Leader in the 2022 BARC Score Enterprise BI & Analytics Platforms report. Download the report to learn more.

Total Economic Impact™ study

An IBM-commissioned Forrester Consulting study finds a potential 204% ROI that may be realized by deploying Cognos Analytics.

SOC2 Compliance for Cognos on Cloud

Expanding our compliance posture for SaaS offerings with the availability of Type 2 reports for both SOC1 and SOC2 for IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud.

What people are saying about Cognos Analytics

Kai Ming

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Kai Ming

Kai Ming makes more data-driven decisions with IBM Cognos Analytics to better serve low-income families by providing child educational services and family resources.

Analytics hero

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Analytics hero

Heather Gardner uses Cognos Analytics to create a cleaner future at Alliant Energy.

Elkjøp Norway

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Elkjøp Norway

Flexible scaling during Black Friday sales, increased need for real-time data on mobile phones during COVID-19 and customized dashboards for more applications.

L’Oreal

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L’Oreal

Automates validation for thousands of reports.

Mueller, Inc.

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Mueller, Inc.

Breathes new life into legacy data.