ISW Ignition for IBM Cognos Express


ISW Ignition for Cognos Express

ISW Ignition is a series of programs that are allowing businesses to implement key IBM software into their operations faster, limiting the often large up-front infrastructure investment.


IBM Cognos Express was chosen for an Ignition Program because of the importance of Business Analytics to organisations of all sizes. IBM Cognos Express delivers an integrated reporting and planning solution aimed at small to medium eneterprises for up to 100 users.


With Cognos Express you can:

  • Achieve better business outcomes
  • Promote evidence based decision making
  • Optimise planning and reporting cycles
  • Reduce complexity
  • Maximise use of limited time and resources
  • Deliver a “single source of the truth”
  • Empower users with self service capabilities
  • Integrate with all of your data sources (i.e. ERP, HR and CRM)


Key features of IBM Cognos Express are:

  • Reporter for adhoc and pixel perfect reporting
  • Advisor for high impact visualisations including dashboards and scorecards
  • Planner for web based collaboration
  • Xcelerator for integration with Microsoft Excel
  • Self service capabilities supporting all browsers including mobile devices
  • Flexible licensing models for up to 100 users


What's included in this Ignition?

  • Fully featured hosted or on premise solution in 4 weeks
  • 60 days to evaluate Cognos Express software
  • Implementation methodology provides clear process from start to finish
  • Offering includes ability to integrate with your key systems i.e. ERP
  • System and processes fully documented and key users trained
  • Includes pilot to showcase solution to key stakeholders and maximise user engagement



There are no license fees associated with the ISW Ignition for Cognos Express. Effectively you are conducting an evaluation under the IBM International License Agreement for Evaluation of Programs. We will provide you with a copy of this agreement for your acceptance.

At the completion of the 60 day Ignition program, continued use of IBM Cognos Express will require software licensing. ISW will work with you to ensure you get the best pricing available.