Business intelligence and performance management in your comfort zone
Many business users in your organization rely on Microsoft Office and other Microsoft solutions to help them with their work. IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence software integrates into your Microsoft environment, so you can use data from SQL Server and Analysis Services to build reports, analysis, scorecards and financial plans. Users can then work with this business intelligence (BI) content in a familiar format. In addition, Cognos Business Intelligence supports Microsoft data warehousing technologies, Integration Services packages, Active Directory, IIS Server and SharePoint Web Parts, and its web-based interface can be accessed with Internet Explorer.
When you integrate Cognos software and your Microsoft applications and environment, you can: