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2020-10-29T11:47:25Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for IBM Cognos?


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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Top 20Real User

There is a standard license required to use this solution. There are some additional tools but I am not sure if they are an extra cost.

2021-12-24T10:25:03Z
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Top 20Real User

It is quite pricy. I think Microsoft BI is cheaper. Tableau might also be cheaper, but it also depends on the usage. If you have very many users, Cognos can be a problem. It could be cheaper than Tableau but not for so many users. If you have a few thousand users, Tableau, which is generally quite expensive, can be cheaper than Cognos.

2021-09-13T21:24:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Cognos is super expensive compared to Tableau ($70/month) and Power BI ($20/month) — I think Cognos is roughly $200 a month.

2021-07-06T18:43:08Z
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Top 5Real User

I can't speak to the direct pricing, although it is my understanding that it is high. That said, the solution holds great value.

2021-04-24T08:56:01Z
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Top 5Real User

I don't have this information, it is handled by our finance department. It is my understanding that the cost is very low. It's not very expensive.

2021-04-20T11:50:59Z
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Top 5Real User

In terms of pricing, for what you get, it's a relatively good price. It's good value for what you pay for. But you always want things for cheaper, but the price for what you get is relatively good, because everything is included. Everything, all the extra features that with other products you have to pay for, here they are just included. It's in it. You don't have to pay for sending out emails, you don't need to have an extra mail server. It's in the product.

2020-12-21T15:36:00Z
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Top 5Reseller

The pricing of this product is meant for medium to large-scale enterprises. These higher licensing costs are why we recommend Pentaho or Talend for the SME segment. For them, they have to minimize the total cost of ownership. This segment is also interested in open-source enterprise solutions, which will reduce their costs to a large extent.

2020-11-18T11:20:10Z
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Top 5Real User

We'd like the pricing to be reduced, of course. We'd like to reduce the cost period.

2020-10-29T11:47:25Z
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