Compare IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud vs MicroStrategy

See this comparison of IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud vs. MicroStrategy based on data from user reviews. IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud rates 3.6/5 stars with 85 reviews. MicroStrategy rates 4.0/5 stars with 212 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

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IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud
IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud
Based on 85 reviews
MicroStrategy
MicroStrategy
Based on 212 reviews
 
Proof of concept
12,360.00 USD
Architect
$5,000 per named user
 
Proof of Concept
1990.00 USD
Mobile
$600 per named user
 
Workgroup
1990.00 USD
Web
$600 per named user
 
Workgroup
23,880.00 USD
Desktop
FREE
 
Standard
10100.00 USD
 
Standard
121,200.00 USD
 
Enterprise
239,400.00 USD
 
Enterprise
19950.00 USD
 
Hybrid Entitlement
 
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8.0
(Based on 81 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 198 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
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6.7
(Based on 80 reviews)
7.4
(Based on 198 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
6.0
(Based on 31 reviews)
6.8
(Based on 145 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
6.9
(Based on 33 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 144 reviews)
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7.0
(Based on 62 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 180 reviews)
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7.2
(Based on 26 reviews)
7.6
(Based on 142 reviews)
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5.8
(Based on 80 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 198 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
6.1%
9.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
22.0%
29.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
72.0%
60.9%
 
Information Technology and Services
10.3%
Information Technology and Services
14.9%
 
Higher Education
7.2%
Computer Software
9.8%
 
Financial Services
7.2%
Retail
8.1%
 
Retail
6.2%
Financial Services
8.1%
 
Computer Software
6.2%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
 
Other
62.9%
Other
54.9%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Higher Education

Cognos is a powerful BI tool. It has been set up to be integrated with several of our existing databases to allow us one interface to pull data on demand, or send scheduled reports to university stakeholders. It has just enough needed to make the menus and...

Sathish Rao K.
Consultant in Staffing and Recruiting

Product Architecture - one of the most consistent (across versions) and scalable products in the market. Mobile - On the forefront of BI design and development on the mobile platform. Awesome Query Engine - Under the hoods, the query engine is to die for....

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
J Reese K.
User in Real Estate

If your turnover is high or if there is not enough specialists on hand to REALLY train it well, its a lost value. The learning curve is steep and it really depends on your base level item level data and input. Can you trust what it is telling you?

G2 Crowd User

Very buggy. Much functionality does not work as advertised or requires significant amount of work around Patching replaced by quarterly upgrade cycle Upgrades take 3-6 weeks. Prime does not live up to the marketing. Scalability of in-memory analytics...

 
 

Video 1: IBM Cognos Analytics: Overview with Customer Testimonials

Video 2: Cognos Analytics Overview - This video presents an introduction to Cognos capabilities and illustrates the User Interface for each.

Video 3: That's Right -- Cognos Analytics is on Cloud.
IBM Cognos Analytics has traditionally been an on-prem software, but recently, we've started to expand and allow you to use the same capabilities both on-prem and on Cloud

Video 4: Data to Dashboards

Video 5: Data Preparation and Modeling

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