Cognos (Cognos Incorporated) was an Ottawa, Ontario-based company making business intelligence (BI) and performance management (PM) software. Founded in 1969, at its peak Cognos employed almost 3,500 people and served more than 23,000 customers in over 135 countries until being acquired by IBM on January 31, 2008. While no longer an independent company, the Cognos name continues to be applied to IBM's line of business intelligence and performance management products.
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  • How Jeff Ogden grew GE revenue by 242% worldwide in 1990

    … is why I left the company. Before I left, I got a call from my friend Chirag. He said “Jeff, did you know that global GE revenue grew by 242% in the short 12 months you ran it?” Wow! What did Business Objects do when I left? They did what 99% of companies do today. They turned to their top competitor, Cognos, and hired the rep who managed GE…

    Jeff Ogden/ Fearless Competitorin How To's- 10 readers -