Originally a Canadian-based business intelligence and performance management software solutions provider, Cognos was acquired by IBM in 2007 and has since had its software renamed as Cognos Business Intelligence and Financial Performance Management, or Cognos BI and FPM for short.
Cognos software is currently used to help businesses gain a better understanding of their financial performance strengths and weaknesses as well as help set targets and effectively allocate the resources necessary to achieve those goals.
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