What Makes IBM Cognos Analytics Award-Winning Software?

Posted on Monday 14th May 2018 9:00

Award-winning IBM Cognos Analytics proved itself again by being named Business Analytics winner in Computer Reseller News (CRN) magazine’s Annual Report Card. CRN has allowed solution providers across North America to grade their vendors for 32 years as part of their Annual Report Card. Solution providers can score vendors in 22 technology categories, and those scores come in three categories: product innovation, support, and partnership quality with the vendor.

Award Winning IBM Cognos Analytics

IBM Cognos Analytics ranked highest in the following categories:

  • Richness of functionality and product features
  • Quality and reliability
  • Technical innovation
  • Product potential and revenue
  • Ease of integration and compatibility

Why Did IBM Cognos Analytics Do So Well?

The majority of enterprises are well-versed in collecting the huge amounts of data on offer, but they need assistance in turning this data into insights and leads to be acted upon and distributed across the organisation for superior business value. This is where IBM Cognos Analytics enters the field.

The software’s self-service solution gives people great tools to work with complex data and make discoveries about what is actually happening within their businesses. This can lead to the development of more strategic decision-making, driven by data. This has enabled thousands of enterprises worldwide to swiftly transform data into relevant insights. Within minutes, you have all you need to produce compelling reports that can be distributed securely and measurably, in accordance with corporate policies.

IBM Cognos Analytics Trophy Cabinet

This isn’t the first time Cognos Analytics has won a major award. Earlier in 2017, the software ranked highly in a BARC Score Business Intelligence report. This report analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the most prominent enterprise BI platforms, and is a leading think tank in the industry.

The bottom line is that IBM Cognos Analytics is recommended by some of the most trusted and highly regarded authorities in the business world.

Award-Winning IBM Cognos Analytics

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