A wide range of BI tools are used at Purdue.  These include Cognos and Tableau.  Cognos is a web-based suite of tools from IBM that offers a full range of business intelligence capabilities including reports, analysis, dashboards, scorecards, mobile BI and more.  Tableau is a tool that translates data into optimized visual images to see patterns, identify trends, and quickly discover visual insights.  Tableau is offered as a PC and a server based tool.