IBM Cognos Analytics

Query and Reporting

Query & Reporting

  • Professional report authors can design, build and securely distribute multilingual reports to the enterprise
  • Business users can easily create their own reports on the fly
  • The mobile workforce can access and interact with reports on mobile devices
  • Web-based, drag-and-drop content authoring interface designed for business users
    • Relational or dimensional data
    • Multiple data layouts and visualizations
    • Styles and formatting
    • Format, layout, and distribution
    • Incorporate external data
  • Users with little or no training can quickly design, create, and save ad-hoc queries and reports to meet reporting needs
  • Drill-down capabilities and exception management.
  • Business-defined alerts.
  • Robust self-service query, reporting and analysis.
  • Simplified administration.
  • Centralized security.


  • Access all the information—at all angles and perspectives—they need to drive informed decisions
  • Validate key information and drive business decisions by incorporating statistical evidence in reports
  • Perform complex analysis tasks quickly and easily to get to the “why” behind an event or action
  • Power of predictive analytics into the hands of business users


  • Access and interact with dashboards regardless of language or location with mobile applications
  • Distribute dashboards and integrate them with IBM® Connections for improved collaboration and alignment
  • Schedule, burst and distribute professionally authored dashboards to a broad audience of consumers including those who need disconnected access to their dashboards
  • Analyse information and share the results to follow a train of thought or generate a unique perspective


  • Align strategy with operations
  • Communicate strategy and track your progress
  • Ensure accountability for performance
  • Share with more user communities
  • Enjoy simple deployment and administration

Rich BI in Mobile applications

  • Support where users need to work with business intelligence capabilities for the office and desktop, on mobile devices, online and offline
  • Using IBM business intelligence mobile apps for Apple, BlackBerry and Android
  • Experience insight wherever you are through quick and simple access to business intelligence
  • Interact with information like never before in a rich, visual and interactive experience
  • Confidently and easily deploy relevant and reusable business intelligence to any device
  • IBM Cognos® Active Report provides an interactive analytics experience in a self-contained BI application for browsing and exploring data offline