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Cognos Executive To Keynote Computerworld Business Intelligence Perspectives Event On September 26


– Vice President, Platform Strategy and Technology, Don Campbell, will discuss technology trends that will broaden reach of BI throughout the enterprise –

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 19, 2006—Cognos (Nasdaq: COGN; TSX: CSN), the world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions, today announced that Don Campbell, vice president, platform strategy and technology, will speak at the Computerworld Business Intelligence Perspectives event on Sept. 26, 2006 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in Las Vegas, Nev.

During the session, Mr. Campbell will discuss the challenge of delivering the value of BI to everyone in an organization, not just knowledge workers and executives. He will explain how technology trends such as enterprise search and wireless applications are changing the playing field by making BI information more accessible by its current users, and for the first time, easily accessible by anyone in the extended organization. This presentation will also cover the technology trends which support broad user reach, and the impact they are having on the business community. The presentation will begin at 2:15 p.m. Pacific Time.

Mr. Campbell will also participate in the CTO Insights panel taking place on Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. Cognos will be demonstrating its solutions for bringing BI to a wider audience, including Cognos 8 Go! Search and Cognos 8 Go! Office Connection at the Networking Lounge. Additional details about the Computerworld Business Intelligence Perspectives conference can be found at

About Cognos:
Cognos, the world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions, provides world-class enterprise planning and BI software and services to help companies plan, understand and manage financial and operational performance.

Cognos brings together technology, analytical applications, best practices, and a broad network of partners to give customers a complete performance system. The Cognos performance system is an open and adaptive solution that leverages an organization’s ERP, packaged applications, and database investments. It gives customers the ability to answer the questions -- How are we doing? Why are we on or off track? What should we do about it? – and enables them to understand and monitor current performance while planning future business strategies.

Cognos serves more than 23,000 customers in more than 135 countries, and its top 100 enterprise customers consistently outperform market indexes. Cognos performance management solutions and services are also available from more than 3,000 worldwide partners and resellers. For more information, visit the Cognos Web site at
Cognos and the Cognos logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cognos Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. All other names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.


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