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.