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Cognos

(Cognos Inc., Ottawa, Ontario) A business intelligence software company that specialized in application development and 4GL tools. Founded in 1969 as a consulting firm, its PowerHouse 4GL was introduced in the late 1970s for midrange systems. Numerous products included the PowerPlay OLAP analysis tool, Impromptu report and query language and Axiant client/server development system. In 2008, Cognos was acquired by IBM, and the PowerHouse line was acquired by Unicom Global in 2013. See PowerHouse and Axiant.
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The Cognos solution delivers information from Primark's comprehensive Disclosure database to a mass Web-based audience in a way that is highly useful to investors," adds Bill O'Conor, executive vice president at Primark's Financial Information Div.