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 be 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

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Bring your data to life

Prepare your data

  • Access corporate and uploaded files, such as spreadsheets and comma-separated values (CSV) files.
  • Quickly find the data sources you need, using natural language.
  • Verify and combine data sources, with automated modeling.

Explore your data

  • Get visual data exploration and ​​​​​​professional reporting in a unified environment.
  • Receive smart visualizations — the system recommends the best chart type based on the data selected.
  • Leverage embedded geospatial-mapping capabilities in the dashboarding and reporting function.

Share your data

  • Get a 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, voice-overs and interactive elements to share.
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Decision tree

Key insights visually explain the relationship between the predictors and the driver

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Related visualization

Automatically recommends visualization based on the data and past behavior

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Presents related statistical information as succinct, natural language statements that reveal new insights from your data

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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