Cognos Express

IBM Cognos Express Reporter
IBM® Cognos® Express Reporter provides complete self-service reporting and ad hoc query capabilities for workgroups and midsize businesses. It empowers users to access, modify and create reports quickly and easily, no matter where or how they choose to work. With Cognos Express Reporter, you can make informed decisions while reducing the time and cost of sharing information throughout your organization.

  • Flexibility—create reports that combine information from different sources and meet the needs of various users.
  • Ease of use—any user, from novice to expert, can access this software using a web browser for self-service reporting.
  • Broader access to insights— equip all users with timely information to make informed decisions, regardless of location.

IBM Cognos Express Advisor
IBM® Cognos® Express Advisor translates data into sophisticated analysis with rich visual presentations. In minutes, analysts and business managers can create and share customized applications, dashboards and visualizations to help solve individual and workgroup challenges. Cognos Express Advisor provides the capabilities midsize organizations need to answer business questions at the speed they require.

  • Create high impact visual presentations—use simple and intuitive tools to communicate analytic results in the most meaningful way for decision making.
  • Analyze complex data—quickly spot emerging trends and answer essential business questions.
  • Deliver key insights throughout your company—use intuitive web-based dashboards and interactive reports to gain insight into the business.

IBM Cognos Express Xcelerator
IBM® Cognos® Express Xcelerator extends the familiar Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet with an in-memory analytics engine. It is designed to provide multidimensional business analysis and optimization to midsize companies. With Cognos Express Xcelerator, you gain better insight to make the most of your business opportunities.

  • Builds on your investment in Excel while overcoming the risks and limitations of spreadsheet processes. Centrally manages data, business hierarchies, rules and calculations to eliminate data silos.
  • Delivers what-if modeling for more accurate results when building and testing business scenarios.
  • Provides new levels of insight to optimize your business, improve accountability and increase profits.

IBM Cognos Express Planner
IBM® Cognos® Express Planner is planning, budgeting and forecasting software designed for midsize companies. It transforms planning processes, enabling users to react quickly to changing business conditions and to grow the business. Cognos Express Planner replaces manual planning processes with automated daily, weekly or monthly planning tools using the latest data.

  • Streamlines information gathering, aggregation and analysis for continuous planning, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Provides an intuitive planning environment that combines a managed workflow with analysis for improved business agility.
  • Delivers advanced features such as filtering, role-based security and audit trails.