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This developer has been acquired by IBM.

Cognos is a world leader in planning, consolidation, and business intelligence (BI) software for the enterprise.

Our solutions let companies direct and improve corporate performance by enabling all of the key steps in the management cycle-from planning and budgeting, to measuring and monitoring performance, to reporting and analysis. Cognos is the only company to support all of these activities with a complete solution that spans the essential components of performance management-enterprise planning, consolidation, scorecarding, and business intelligence.

Cognos employs over 3,500 people and serves more than 23,000 customers in 135 countries. Whether they choose to apply Cognos software strategically on an enterprise scale, or leverage it as a point solution to address key operational requirements, our customers use Cognos to better monitor, understand, and drive the successful performance of their business. Cognos solutions are sold to customers directly and are also available from more than 3,000 partners and resellers worldwide.

Recent Cognos Acquisitions

  • Acquired Celequest in 2007
  • Acquired Frango in 2004
  • Acquired Adaytum in 2003
  • Acquired NoticeCast Software in 2000

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