Performance Management System

Everything You Need For Great Performance Management

With easy to use tools like regular check-ins and time saving content such as the goals library, the Cognology performance management system has everything you need.

The software goes beyond a friendly user interface and a great user experience. Cognology excels in all of the areas needed to make a process successful:

  • Tailoring to your needs
  • Guiding your people through your process
  • Making it easy to participate
  • Automating tracking and reminders
  • Providing rich reporting and analytics to get more from your process

Whether you are looking to automate your existing process or make the transition to agile, Cognology can help you now and in the future.

Overall Performance Dashboard

Saves you time

Automate Your 360 Feedback

Supports managers

Supports managers

Boosts staff buy-in

Boosts staff buy-in

The Latest Agile Tools

Cognology includes a full set of performance management capabilities plus an innovative group of features called Agile Performance Management.

What is Agile Performance Management? It’s a flexible tool that lets you:

  • Create rich forms and processes for more meaningful and engaging experiences
  • Perform regular check-ins
  • Send out client satisfaction feedback requests
  • Performance improvement plan checklists
  • Wellness updates

Agile Performance Management encourages more continuous interactions throughout the year. It can be used by employees, managers, peers, customers and mentors.


Easy User Interface

Cognology is designed with user experience in mind. The interface adapts to the device it is being used on to provide a seamless experience.

  • Use it on mobiles, tablets, laptops and desktops.
  • Brand the system with your company logo, color scheme and pictures
  • Customise terminology

Goals Management

Effortlessly align people and strategy with Cognology’s robust goals management capabilities.

The software guides team leaders and their people to set goals aligned to strategic initiatives. It then encourages quality interactions by helping them to track and discuss their progress throughout the year.

Capabilities, Competencies and Values

Take performance management one step further by tracking employee capabilities. The Cognology performance management software allows for total customisation to match your organisation’s culture and strategy, with the option to evaluate skills, values, behaviours and more.

Get more engagement from your people with tools like:

  • Values Check-Ins and Capability Development Feedback
  • A library of behavioural competencies that you can tailor to your needs.
  • Total control over the library including adding your own capabilities, creating support information, rating scales and role templates.
  • Rich graphical reports for identifying individual and group wide skill gaps, common strengths, training needs and people who are highly skilled.
Capability Matrix

Personalised Development

The Cognology performance management system comes with a collaborative development feature that managers and their team members can use to:

  • Plan activities to support career development and upskilling needed to meet objectives
  • Access and update at any time throughout the year
  • Reflect on progress and achievements

To help people understand the ways they might develop different skills, the software comes with a library of learning resources. The content covers areas such as business operations, innovation, finance, leadership, marketing and technology.

For customers wanting to take development further, the Cognology learning management system offers a fully integrated option.

Real-Time Feedback

Encourage regular and meaningful feedback with Cognology’s extensive capabilities. The software promotes better leadership by ensuring team members receive regular feedback. It helps people to take ownership of their performance and development by capturing ongoing notes on achievements. Foster greater alignment with tools such as development needs feedback.

Reporting for Team Members

Reporting for Team Members

Get all encompassing records of performance, development, check-ins and more at the click of a button.

The Cognology performance management system gives you control over the type of information to include in reports, how it is displayed (charts, tables) and the order of items.

HR Analytics

Cognology offers comprehensive reporting for HR and managers to analyse teams and groups.

Dashboards and reports automatically populate with the latest data every time you log in. Extensive filtering capabilities enable you to pinpoint the type of people and data you want
to report on.

It’s easy to get big picture stats in a visual format or drill down into details for individual employees.

HR Analytics




Customisable reporting


Report on

Automated Tracking and reminders

Eliminate one of the most time consuming parts of the performance management process for HR. The Cognology software automatically tracks your process and sends targeted reminders. Everyone from HR to managers and team members can access a rich and colorful dashboard relevant to their role and level of access.

Automated Tracking and Reminders



Automated Reminders

Customisable reminders


Customisable reporting

Drill In

Choose Your Level of Detail


Total Configurability

The level of configurability within Cognology is extensive. At the same time we also recognise that for some organisations, less is more. That’s why we designed software flexible enough to suit a variety of organisations, from those simply wanting to move paperwork online to those aspiring to launch a comprehensive agile program.

Some of the many configuration capabilities in the software include:

  • Turn features on and off
  • Decide which fields to use
  • Stipulate who can see what
  • Specify cycle workflow
  • Modify libraries
  • Customise emails and SMS communications
  • Set administrator access
  • Configure and create reports

Cognology can even support multiple configurations for different groups in an organisation.

Change Management

With Cognology not only do you get great performance management capabilities, but you also get helpful tools for change management. Making it easy to understand what to do, why, when and how is critical to the success of your process. Cognology’s Adaptive Guide automatically pops up the first time a person uses the software or starts a new point in the cycle. It helps you communicate the right information to the right people at just the right time.

Change Management



Task Specific

Multi responses

Point-In-Cycle Specific

Trusted and relied on by these companies

Honda logo
City of Joondalup logo
Thyssen Krupp logo
Junction Australia

“I can’t speak highly enough about the product and the support received”.

Kathryn Keenihan
Manager People & Culture
Junction Australia

Book a Demo

The Cognology performance management system is supported in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. The software integrates with your existing HR systems and allows single sign-on for enhanced security. See if our product is right for your business with a no obligation demo with a friendly performance management specialist.

I’d like:

This contact form is deactivated because you refused to accept Google reCaptcha service which is necessary to validate any messages sent by the form.