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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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Earlier, he was a marketing executive at software company Cognos Inc. and marketing communications director at Adaytum.
IBM has made great recent strides in the business analytics market through a number of acquisitions, the largest being the US$5 billion buy of Cognos Inc. in 2007.
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Earlier, Yaeger was a marketing executive at software company Cognos Inc. and marketing communications director at Adaytum.
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Tom Manley, senior vice president and CFO of Cognos Inc., one of the BPM software market leaders, told an investor conference recently that "market opportunity" penetration appears to be no more than 20 to 25 percent.
Cognos Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, sold a Web-based enterprise reporting solution to Florida's Orlando Sentinel Communications for managers to track and analyze business performance.