Compare IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud vs SAP BusinessObjects BI

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comparison of IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud vs. SAP BusinessObjects BI
based on data from user reviews. IBM Cognos Analytics on Cloud rates 3.6/5 stars with 88 reviews. SAP BusinessObjects BI rates 3.8/5 stars with 182 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
Proof of Concept
1990.00 USD
 
Proof of concept
12,360.00 USD
 
Workgroup
23,880.00 USD
 
Workgroup
1990.00 USD
 
Standard
121,200.00 USD
 
Standard
10100.00 USD
 
Enterprise
239,400.00 USD
 
Enterprise
19950.00 USD
 
Hybrid Entitlement
 
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8.1
(Based on 83 reviews)
8.2
(Based on 168 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
6.8
(Based on 82 reviews)
7.4
(Based on 169 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
6.1
(Based on 31 reviews)
7.1
(Based on 63 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
7.0
(Based on 33 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 64 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
7.0
(Based on 65 reviews)
7.4
(Based on 144 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
7.4
(Based on 26 reviews)
7.8
(Based on 61 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
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5.9
(Based on 82 reviews)
6.4
(Based on 166 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
5.9%
8.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
23.5%
23.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
70.6%
68.2%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.9%
Information Technology and Services
9.2%
 
Computer Software
7.9%
Hospital & Health Care
6.6%
 
Retail
6.9%
Utilities
5.7%
 
Higher Education
6.9%
Retail
4.4%
 
Financial Services
6.9%
Consumer Goods
4.4%
 
Other
62.4%
Other
69.7%
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...

Victor M.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

What I like best is how robust BusinessObjects is. SAP brings together Dashboards (For dynamic reporting), Web Intelligence (For ad-hoc reporting), and Crystal Reports (For clean, formatted reporting) all in one package. This gives customers/clients a lot...

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?

Susie C.
User in Automotive

Acronyms are in German. I understand it's created by Germans but some of the acronyms in there do not make sense. It also takes a LONG time to load if you have a big data set. I've learned to break every pull piece by piece otherwise it'll clog the system.

 
 

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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