Cognos vs SAP S/4HANA for Finance

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Best For

A solution for any business that need to create dashboards and visualizations based on self service analytics.

SAP S/4HANA Financial is a complete finance management solution for large companies. It supports ERP Finance and FP&A.

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4.1 / 5
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3.9 / 5
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Ideal number of Users

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Ease of Use


3.8 / 5


  • "Good performance and feature sets, easy to use functionality and get the ground running quickly for BI and reporting needs."

  • "It is good software but requires a learning curve."


3.4 / 5


  • "It's not very user friendly - once there is an error only people with deep knowledge can fix the entry."

  • "It is really easy to use, and you can manage the hole company and processes in one system."

Customer Support


3.7 / 5



3.7 / 5


Features & Functionality


4.1 / 5


  • "Cognos is a great tool for reporting. The visuals are not awesome but there is a lot of customization you can do for reporting."

  • "Powerful tool for the good analysis of your data. Can get quick information for quick decisions."


4.1 / 5


  • "A suite of best practises are available with this core module. Easier to integrate with other SAP modules."

  • "This tool make a big difference for management efficiency. The biggest issue is the ease of use and definity the lack of being intuitive."

Value for Money


3.8 / 5


  • "Cognos has performed splendidly, met and went well past our expectations. We use it for modeling, budgets, and forecasts."

  • "There is a bit of upfront cost involved to get the reports created in Cognos but the efficiency achieved is almost unparalleled."


3.8 / 5


  • "Coming to cost, price is too high but valu for money as I mention I the title, it's recommended for large scale businesses."

  • "Very complex finance-accounting system. You can create various project and track the respective profitability as well as cost allocation."

Product Features

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  • close Asset Planning
  • close Balance Sheet
  • close Cash Management
  • check Consolidation/Roll-Up
  • check Forecasting
  • close General Ledger
  • check Multi-Company
  • close Multi-Department/Project
  • check Profit/Loss Statement
  • close Version Control

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Platform

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Mobile

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