ProwessIQ, or Prowess for Interactive Querying, is a powerful internet-based application for querying CMIE's database on performances of listed and unlisted companies. It is simple and easy to use. ProwessIQ provides charting tools and well-formatted reports on performances of companies. The reports provide financial information including analytical ratios and benchmark comparisons. Downloads of source documents interim results, ratings rationales and annual report extracts are part of the service.