Performance management solutions – Cognos

Performance management solutions – Cognos ranked as a leader
Ventana Research in its report conducted independently has ranked Cognos as a top vendor of performance management solutions. Cognos has already earned the reputation as world leader in business intelligence and corporate performance management (CPM).
According to the leading performance management research and advisory firm Ventana Research’s 2005 Performance Management Scorecard, Cognos scored 89.7 per cent overall for Cognos 8 BI which includes newly released capabilities for query, reporting, analysis, scorecarding and dashboarding, and event management. Each participating company’s products are scored for functional requirements and capabilities to determine the level of compliance against Ventana Research’s PerformanceCycle across three categories – Align, Optimize and Understand. ‘The latest offering from Cognos, the Cognos 8 BI, includes core technology capabilities to help align and connect people and processes across the organisation for more effective decision-making.

The product provides a proven technology foundation to help organisations standardise on a common, easy-to-use business intelligence platform to drive key performance management initiatives.’

‘This research assesses the maturity of software vendors and packages designed specifically for enabling Performance Management,’ said Mark Smith, president and CEO, Ventana Research. As a single product that easily integrates into existing infrastructures with multiple systems and data sources, Cognos 8 BI is a robust technology foundation for business intelligence standardisation and corporate performance management.

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