From professional report authors responsible for designing one-to-many reports for the enterprise, to business users who need the ability to create their own ad-hoc queries or customise existing reports, Cognos® Business Intelligence query and reporting capabilities fit the needs of users across the organisation.
Cognos Business Intelligence query and reporting capabilities include professional report authoring capabilities that are easy to use and minimise the effort for report authors.
Cognos Business Intelligence query and reporting capabilities offer these collaborative reporting features to help business users communicate with others in order to drive decisions and gain additional insight.
Author once, consume anywhere
Cognos Business Intelligence query and reporting capabilities enable users to create a single report that users can access on multiple devices, in multiple formats, and in other applications and processes.
Architecture and data sources
Designed for enterprise-level deployment, Cognos Business Intelligence offers proven scalability to hundreds of thousands of users through an N-tiered, multi-server, multithreaded architecture. This design provides full failover recovery and dynamic load balancing. Cognos Business Intelligence gives you access to a wide range of heterogeneous data sources, reducing the complexity of your reporting environment and giving you an opportunity to gain a complete and consistent view of the business.
Single metadata layer for all reporting
Regardless of the variety of reporting your organisation performs, all reporting data passes through a single metadata layer common to Cognos Business Intelligence. The metadata layer manages translation from the data you need to the information you see. With Cognos Business Intelligence you can report, analyse, scorecard and monitor your performance with a single view of all data sources.