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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Solution

We focus on transforming data into meaningful insights through AI-powered business intelligence, automation, next-generation embedded and self-service analytics.

IBM Cognos Consulting Solutions

Professional advisory to assess BI maturity and establish IBM Cognos practice including data management, analytics, reporting, and visualization.

IBM Cognos Dashboard

Implementation of IBM Cognos Dashboard Embedded, to embed data visualizations directly into apps. Cognos Dashboards service for sophisticated visualizations.

IBM Cognos Migration

Migration to cloud, new BI platform, or a hybrid solution. IBM Cognos Analytics upgrade, migration of Cognos BI reports to IBM Cognos Analytics, etc.

Cognos Integration Support

Solutions to move data from Oracle Hyperion cubes, Cognos TM1, and SAP BW for use in Cognos TM1 cubes and IBM Planning Analytics.

IBM Cognos Analytics Implementation

Custom implementation in multicloud environments– public, private, on-premise, and on IBM Cloud Pak. AI-assisted data preparation, self-serve analytics, and more.

IBM Cognos Developers

Team of data analysts with experience in dashboard development, machine learning-powered automation, superior visualizations, and more for diverse industry needs.

Our IBM Cognos Capabilities

As a leading Cognos consulting company, we can help you deploy cutting-edge AI-powered reporting and analytics, process-wise or across the organization. Our demonstrable expertise in delivering business outcomes through IBM Cognos has helped clients capitalize on their data assets.

  • Cognos Product Ecosystem

    Deep experience in deploying BI solutions based on Cognos ReportNet ™, Cognos PowerPlay ®, Cognos DecisionStream™, Cognos NoticeCast™, Cognos® Performance Applications, and Cognos ReportNet.

  • Cognos Data Management Services

    Certified resources with experience in full data lifecycle–requirement gathering, dashboard design, data sourcing/preparation, ingestion, integration, etc. Faster implementation of complete analytics pipeline–data lake, DWH, ETL/ELT, OLAP cubes, reports and dashboards.

  • BI Reporting Expertise

    Full-fledged PoCs for niche reporting requirements–business performance analysis, resource optimization, market research, trend analysis, strategy & forecasting, customer analysis, budgeting & planning, cost & spend analytics, financial reporting, risk modeling, predictive analytics, and more.

Why Choose Damco for IBM Cognos Consulting?

We are one of the leading business intelligence partners with an advanced data analytics practice, serving clients across industries and business sizes.

Holistic Approach

Deep audit of existing data warehouse/hygiene/dependencies, IT framework, and BI goals for hassle-free implementation and optimized TCO.

Advanced Analytics

AI and machine learning-powered solutions for big data, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. Next-gen solutions for analytics automation.

100% Compliance

Complete adherence to compliance for regulatory reporting and analytics. Solid SOP for handling sensitive data, especially for finance and insurance.

Flexible Client Support

Custom support services– SLA-based, blended offshore/onshore teams, fractional or ad-hoc support, architecture, knowledge transfer, and consulting services.

Domain Competency

Expertise in leading BI platforms coupled with a deep understanding of several industry-specific processes for comprehensive implementation.

Data Expertise

Prowess in streamlining data pipeline through skilled resources and automation solutions–cleansing, reconciliation, metric formulation, etc.

Our Roadmap for BI Tool Implementation

We have the prowess to help you adapt and grow a modern analytics approach for business operations. Our expertise in aligning data strength with business strategy has helped numerous clients to gain an unparalleled competitive advantage.

  • Requirement Gathering

    Our BI consultants work with stakeholders to identify business objectives and strategize for development of the best-fit analytics framework.

  • Vendor Selection

    Evaluation of tools/platforms as per business requirements, visualization/analysis needs, technical resource/IT support availability, cost, and data governance strategy.

  • Data Integration

    Setting up of ETL framework– data cleansing, ETL mapping, and transformation. Testing multiple data sources to produce consistent information for analytics and BI.

  • Warehouse and Architecture

    Legacy/data migration and warehouse configuration for an automated BI framework.

  • User Interface

    Development of BI platform front-end for desktop and mobile reporting –rich, interactive data visualizations for applications, websites, portals, etc.

  • Onboarding and Documentation

    Personalized handholding program for seamless user onboarding and solid documentation for scaling-up, troubleshooting, and solution walkthrough for new users.

Technologies We Work On

Industry Use Cases


Developed an interactive Sales Performance Dashboard that combines complex data from disparate sources, automates the data analysis process, and facilitates real-time analytics with visualizations using graphs and charts for improved sales functions.


Development of custom manager diagnostic analytical dashboard to optimize portfolio management with deeper market insights. Extended professional advisory, product development services, and resources–data analyst, BI analyst, developer, and tester.


Implemented a data science-powered solution for fault predictions, preventive maintenance, demand forecasting, and price optimization. State-of-the-art data analytics solution improved productivity, reduced risk, and optimized supply chain.


Developed a KPI dashboard with rich visuals to gain insights in patient care quality, clinical data, diagnosis, and business management. It facilitated the stakeholders to streamline patient engagement and improve existing procedures for costs and claims.


Implemented a custom designed BI solution to support data-driven decisions in supply chain– minimizing late shipments, enhancing visibility of shipment status, reducing loss due to late/off-schedule shipments, and identifying new business opportunities.


Deployed a cutting-edge recommendation engine that improves customer experience and profitability by analyzing relevant KPIs such as purchase behavior, customer churn, cross-selling opportunities missed/won, cart abandonment, CLV, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do you provide professional Cognos consulting services?

Yes, we do. Beginning with requirement gathering, solution design, development, deployment, and maintenance–we provide a complete ecosystem to adopt, grow, and sustain Cognos business intelligence solutions.

How does outsourcing for IBM Cognos consulting work?

Our BI consultant will get in touch to understand your requirements and assess the project scope. We will offer you our project proposal along with suitable engagement models to choose from. We begin immediately after the signing of the contract.

How much does it cost to outsource the project to an IBM Cognos consulting company?

The cost of the business intelligence project depends on multiple factors— project scope, technology stack, man-hours required, engagement model, business objective, data volume/complexity, and more. Having said that, we aim to strike a balance between cost and quality for maximum satisfaction.

Do professional IBM Cognos consulting services offer ad-hoc support?

We do. Our pool of certified IBM Cognos developers, data engineers, and analysts have a notable experience in redeeming sub-optimal implementations, customizing UI, troubleshooting, etc. We can help you achieve almost all your analytics goals, on time and within budget. Contact us for a ballpark estimate of Cognos consulting solutions.

I want to deploy a custom dashboard. How to go for it?

Our consultant will understand your requirements for dashboard development along with data, process, and IT dependencies. We will thereafter chalk out the PoC development strategy–cost-efficient, future-ready, fits the best in your existing IT ecosystem, and meets the business objectives.

How long does it take for an IBM Cognos dashboard to go live?

Depending on the scope, the project duration can be anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. We follow the agile development approach to deliver the project on time with the highest quality standards.

Can I avail of your services for the PoC development of a custom BI solution?

Sure, you can. Besides IBM Cognos consulting we also offer our services for custom BI solutions with features such as on-premise/cloud deployment, multi-tenant and role-level security, open-architecture, and no user/distribution fee. Contact our team for an estimate.

Can I hire Cognos developers on a full-time basis?

Yes, you can. We provide certified resources that are highly experienced in data analytics platforms such as Tableau, Power BI, Pentaho, IBM Cognos, Informatica, SQL Server BI, and more–on a full-time basis.

I want to hire IBM Cognos developers to scale-up my ongoing project. Can you help?

Sure, we can. In cases where a different team has worked/is working on the data analytics project, our SME will understand project requirements and existing documentation to assess the scope and man-hours required. After this, we will offer suitable engagement models.

Can I hire IBM Cognos developers as an extension to my in-house data analytics team?

Yes, you can. We offer team augmentation engagement on a flexible pricing model where our experienced resources support your in-house team as and when required.

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