Cognos or MSFT BI
Posted by decipherinfosys on February 25, 2010
Got a call from a friend yesterday evening. His company is looking to move away from Cognos and to the MSFT BI solution – primarily due to cost (licensing as well as consultants costs). Having never worked with Cognos, we cannot really do justice to a comparison between the two but did some research on the net to see what other folks have done when faced with a similar situation. We are posting some of the links here which might be of interest to you in case you are ever faced with the same scenario:
BI Monkey had a very good post on this topic: http://www.bimonkey.com/2010/02/migrating-from-cognos-to-microsoft-bi/
Other articles from the net:
Dundas is now fully integrated in SSRS 2008 (MSFT acquired their technology for integration in SQL Server 2008) – they are the premier company in data visualizations and dashboarding solutions:
If you have had experience moving from one of these platforms to the other, please share your experiences.