Increased sales and improved operating efficiencies helped business-intelligence software supplier Cognos nearly double net income in its second quarter ended Aug. 31 to $13.7 million, compared with $7.1 million in the same quarter a year ago. Revenue was $129.1 million, up 11% from $116.3 million for the same quarter last year. Product license revenue was up almost 9% to $55.0 million at a time when many software vendors reported declining sales.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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