Gartner Research

Q&A for the IBM Cognos New Road Map

Published: 07 September 2010

ID: G00205183

Analyst(s): Neil Chandler, James Richardson


This research addresses some of the top questions that Gartner clients ask about the IBM Cognos road map. The answers will help IT managers to incorporate future versions of IBM Cognos into their business intelligence and performance management strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • What factors are driving IBM's strategic development direction in BI, PM and analytics?
  • Should SAP customers continue to evaluate IBM Cognos and how it is developing its offerings for them?
  • What is the development direction for IBM Cognos' BI products?
  • What is the postacquisition future for SPSS?
  • What is the development direction for IBM Cognos' CPM products?
  • What's happening with packaged analytic applications, and do its "blueprints" have a future?
  • Does BAO's focus on IBM Cognos software products undermine its objectivity?

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