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IBM Cognos Analytics Alternatives & Competitors

(301)3.9 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to IBM Cognos Analytics? Tons of people want Analytics Platforms Software to help with data discovery, search, and predictive analytics. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Analytics Platforms Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to IBM Cognos Analytics. Based on reviewer data you can see how IBM Cognos Analytics stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Looker, Domo, Sisense, and MicroStrategy are the most popular alternatives and competitors to IBM Cognos Analytics.

Top Alternatives to IBM Cognos Analytics

  • Looker
  • Domo
  • Sisense
  • MicroStrategy
  • Qlik Sense

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to IBM Cognos Analytics

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  1. Looker

    (834)4.4 out of 5

    Looker supports a discovery-driven culture throughout the organization; its web-based data discovery platform provides the power and finesse required by data analysts while empowering business users throughout the organization to find their own answers.

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  2. Looker supports a discovery-driven culture throughout the organization; its web-based data discovery platform provides the power and finesse required by data analysts while empowering business users throughout the organization to find their own answers.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    Ihsan T.
    IT
    I find their markup language LookML to be very intuitive. Lots of documentation available on the website or Youtube. It's very flexible and once you set it up once, you can just forget because it...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Looker is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    #2
    #2
  3. Domo

    (597)4.4 out of 5
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    Domo Business Intelligence (BI) combines a powerful backend that sits on top of and connects into any existing system where data lives, including those for customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning, human resources and financials, as well as any data repository or current reporting system.

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  4. Domo Business Intelligence (BI) combines a powerful backend that sits on top of and connects into any existing system where data lives, including those for customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning, human resources and financials, as well as any data repository or current reporting system.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    AH
    The flexibility of the application allows for a variety of use cases for our business. It's more visually appealing than a lot of BI tools out there but I think the biggest factor in selecting DOMO...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Domo is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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    #3
    #3
  5. Sisense

    (526)4.3 out of 5
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    Sisense is an end-to-end business analytics software that enables users to easily prepare and analyze complex data, covering the full scope of analysis from data integration to visualization.

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  6. Sisense is an end-to-end business analytics software that enables users to easily prepare and analyze complex data, covering the full scope of analysis from data integration to visualization.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    AG
    Query performance, data import capabilities, user friendliness, cube as concept and in-chip technology.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Sisense is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #4
    #4
  7. MicroStrategy

    (518)4.2 out of 5
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    MicroStrategy provides a high performance, scalable Business Intelligence platform delivering insight with interactive dashboards and superior analytics.

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  8. MicroStrategy provides a high performance, scalable Business Intelligence platform delivering insight with interactive dashboards and superior analytics.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    AR
    It provides our company with the BI necessary to obtain comprehensive analysis and mobility solutions, with these functions we make better decisions in search of transforming the way we do business...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, MicroStrategy is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #5
    #5
  9. Qlik Sense

    (411)4.4 out of 5

    Qlik Sense is a revolutionary self-service data visualization and discovery application designed for individuals, groups and organizations.

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  10. Qlik Sense is a revolutionary self-service data visualization and discovery application designed for individuals, groups and organizations.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    Gabriella C.
    GC
    Great streaming analytical solution and it provides the users with wide data analytics and extensions customization ability. Qlik Sense deployment on Windows its more functional and also Web-based...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Qlik Sense is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #6
    #6
  11. GoodData

    (263)4.0 out of 5
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    GoodData is a cloud-based platform for business intelligence. GoodData is intuitive, secure and fast. It converts big data into profitable insights.

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  12. GoodData is a cloud-based platform for business intelligence. GoodData is intuitive, secure and fast. It converts big data into profitable insights.

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    Pavel S.
    PS
    Ease of use....it is quite easy for a person using GD for the very first time to navigate the platform to create reports without so much effort.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, GoodData is:

    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    #7
    #7
  13. QlikView

    (229)4.1 out of 5

    The modern analytics era truly began with the launch of QlikView, our classic analytics solution, and the game-changing Associative engine it is built on. It revolutionized the way organizations use data with intuitive visual discovery that put business intelligence in the hands of more people than ever. And we continue to lead the way with Qlik Sense, our next-generation analytics platform. With the Associative Engine, powerful augmented intelligence and a governed multi-cloud architecture, it supports the full range of analytics use cases at enterprise scale.

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  14. The modern analytics era truly began with the launch of QlikView, our classic analytics solution, and the game-changing Associative engine it is built on. It revolutionized the way organizations use data with intuitive visual discovery that put business intelligence in the hands of more people than ever. And we continue to lead the way with Qlik Sense, our next-generation analytics platform. With the Associative Engine, powerful augmented intelligence and a governed multi-cloud architecture, it supports the full range of analytics use cases at enterprise scale.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    Grace W.
    GW
    The most powerful system on Qlik family. Qlik View can effectively connect to all types of data sources, excellent for Automated reports. Building of the custom objects, financial reporting and the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, QlikView is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #8
    #8
  15. Board

    (220)4.4 out of 5

    Board International is a global leading provider of unified BI and CPM solutions.

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  16. Board International is a global leading provider of unified BI and CPM solutions.

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    Aravindh R.
    AR
    I like the friendly user interface first, I like the planning management and excellent dashboard. It is powerful business intelligence software which combines sales,reporting, financial growth...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Board is:

    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
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    #9
  17. Oracle Analytics Cloud

    (219)3.9 out of 5
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    Comprehensive suite of enterprise BI products, delivering the full range of BI capabilities including interactive dashboards.

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  18. Comprehensive suite of enterprise BI products, delivering the full range of BI capabilities including interactive dashboards.

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    Ashley L.
    AL
    I do like the feature of being able to add multiple items to a report from the home page. It is also nice to get emails that reports have been reviewed and approved.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Oracle Analytics Cloud is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #10
    #10
  19. Zoho Analytics

    (110)4.2 out of 5

    Zoho Analytics (previously, Zoho Reports) is a self-service BI and data analytics software that lets you create visually appealing data visualizations and insightful dashboards in minutes.

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  20. Zoho Analytics (previously, Zoho Reports) is a self-service BI and data analytics software that lets you create visually appealing data visualizations and insightful dashboards in minutes.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    AB
    1. Easy to get started with. Pull data from nearly any source automatically: your CRM, your accounting software, your CRM, vendor supplied data 2. Simple to build reports. Pivot tables, charts,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Zoho Analytics is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #11
    #11
  21. Pentaho Business Analytics

    (50)4.1 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Modern, integrated, embeddable business analytics and data integration platform built for the future of analytics.

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  22. Modern, integrated, embeddable business analytics and data integration platform built for the future of analytics.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    II
    Visualizations, Dashboards and flexible analytics

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Pentaho Business Analytics is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #12
    #12
  23. Tableau Desktop

    (886)4.4 out of 5

    Tableau Desktop lets you drag & drop to analyze data. You can connect to data in a few clicks, visualize and create interactive dashboards with a few more.

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  24. Tableau Desktop lets you drag & drop to analyze data. You can connect to data in a few clicks, visualize and create interactive dashboards with a few more.

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    Tushar G.
    TG
    I really loved the availability of variety of chart options that you can use to visualize your data. It is quiet easy to use as you can do most of the things by a simple Drag and Drop and User...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Tableau Desktop is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Better at support
    #13
    #13
  25. Dundas BI

    (123)4.4 out of 5

    Dundas BI is an enterprise-level, self-service, BI and analytics tool in one fully embeddable platform. It delivers powerful dashboard, reporting and visual data analytics, enabling users access to all of their data for better decisions and faster insights. Dundas BI allows you to easily connect, analyze, and visualize any data, on any device.

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  26. Dundas BI is an enterprise-level, self-service, BI and analytics tool in one fully embeddable platform. It delivers powerful dashboard, reporting and visual data analytics, enabling users access to all of their data for better decisions and faster insights. Dundas BI allows you to easily connect, analyze, and visualize any data, on any device.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    CF
    Data visualization features are great to have, reporting and Analytics made simple

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Dundas BI is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin
    #14
    #14
  27. InsightSquared

    (685)4.4 out of 5
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    InsightSquared helps sales operations professionals break the cycle of spreadsheets by equipping them with actionable, real-time intelligence on virtually all sales KPIs. Fast growing technology companies rely on the company's solutions to forecast more accurately, better manage pipeline, tailor rep coaching based on individual performance, and conduct data-backed planning and analysis.

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  28. InsightSquared helps sales operations professionals break the cycle of spreadsheets by equipping them with actionable, real-time intelligence on virtually all sales KPIs. Fast growing technology companies rely on the company's solutions to forecast more accurately, better manage pipeline, tailor rep coaching based on individual performance, and conduct data-backed planning and analysis.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    AK
    InsightSquared's support team is excellent. Their response times are prompt and detailed and they are always open to having a call to discuss any concerns. The software itself is visually...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, InsightSquared is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    #15
    #15
  29. Tableau Server

    (380)4.1 out of 5

    Tableau Server is a business intelligence application that provides browser-based analytics anyone can learn and use.

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  30. Tableau Server is a business intelligence application that provides browser-based analytics anyone can learn and use.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    EB
    Tableau is one of the most functional, user-friendly platforms with a professional and concise interface. Much more capable of handling comprehensive datasets than MIS platforms.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Tableau Server is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #16
    #16
  31. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)

    (231)3.8 out of 5

    SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) offers data-rich business intelligence. Drive more intelligent processes and decisions _ with business intelligence software.

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  32. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) offers data-rich business intelligence. Drive more intelligent processes and decisions _ with business intelligence software.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    UC
    I am a fan of business warehouse. This add on puts master data to great use and given it’s excel based the data becomes very easy to slide and dice for analytics

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #17
    #17
  33. TIBCO Spotfire

    (196)4.2 out of 5
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    Self-service data discovery. Fastest to actionable insight. Collaborative, predictive, event-driven data analysis - free from IT.

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  34. Self-service data discovery. Fastest to actionable insight. Collaborative, predictive, event-driven data analysis - free from IT.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    UO
    I like the multiple visualizations that are available to me and that I have lots of control over every graph.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, TIBCO Spotfire is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    #18
    #18
  35. Infor Birst

    (73)3.9 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Infor Birst provides an integrated Business Intelligence platform, designed for both Cloud delivery and on-premise deployment as a software appliance.

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  36. Infor Birst provides an integrated Business Intelligence platform, designed for both Cloud delivery and on-premise deployment as a software appliance.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    IE
    INFOR BIRST is a good analytical and BI tool, this tool makes it easier for the IT department and very helpful for analytics.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, Infor Birst is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin
    #19
    #19
  37. TIBCO Jaspersoft

    (48)3.8 out of 5
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    TICBO Jaspersoft provides a flexible set of tools to enable better decisions through highly interactive, web-based reports and dashboards. The platform can run in the cloud or on-premises to meet the architectural and economic demands for large scale deployments.

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  38. TICBO Jaspersoft provides a flexible set of tools to enable better decisions through highly interactive, web-based reports and dashboards. The platform can run in the cloud or on-premises to meet the architectural and economic demands for large scale deployments.

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    UI
    I love that I can search for a report and the software has a fast response rate.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, TIBCO Jaspersoft is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #20
    #20
  39. SAS Business Intelligence

    (48)4.2 out of 5

    SAS offers an integrated, robust and flexible presentation layer for the full breadth of SAS Analytics capabilities

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  40. SAS offers an integrated, robust and flexible presentation layer for the full breadth of SAS Analytics capabilities

    Categories in common with IBM Cognos Analytics:

    UI
    The tool has a lot of functionalities and provides an interactive interface which makes the task fun to do.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Cognos Analytics, SAS Business Intelligence is:

    Better at support
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with