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Top 10 Business Intelligence Software Tools

Top 10 Business Intelligence Software Tools

Top 10 Business Intelligence Tools for 2015

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The Business Intelligence Tool Box

The trending of Data Analytics, BI and Data Discovery has created a plethora of data visualisation vendors each with their own specialisations. We have started the process of providing a list of power vendors in the marketplace with the top 10 business intelligence tools and software. We won’t be stopping there, our next blog will be the “Top 101 Business Intelligence Tools”. It will be a progressive list of as many vendors we can identify. If you would like to know when a new one is added please use our RSS feed and you will be notified.

tableau

1. Tableau

Tableau offers an intuitive visualisation app for data discovery that existing customers continue to rate highly. Tableau continues to be the leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.

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Qlik Logo

2. Qlik

Qlik has established itself as the market leader in Data Discovery which it has pioneered in the marketplace. It has recently released QlikView that provides true self service abilities.

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3. Microsoft

Microsoft provides it’s BI Cloud in the form of PowerBI. It uses it’s cloud offering to leverage the BI enhancements in MS Excel bringing the BI marketplace to everyone that has access to MS Excel.

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The Birst BI Logo

4. Birst

Birst is essentially a cloud service, it includes data integration, federation and modeling, a data warehouse with a semantic layer, reporting, dashboards, mobile BI and a recently announced an interactive visualization tool.

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ibm

5. IBM

IBM provides enterprise grade business intelligence in the data analytics, BI and Performance Management arena. Their most recent offering is labelled ‘Smart Data Discovery.

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sap

6. SAP

Best suited for large IT managed deployments SAP’s Lumira platform has a personal edition that can be downloaded for free.

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sas

7. SAS

The SAS Advanced Data Analytics portfolio spans BI, performance management, data warehousing, in-memory databases, data integration, data quality, decision management, and content and social analytics.

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Tibco Spotfire

8. Tibco Spotfire

Tibco Software were one of the pioneers in the Data Discovery field and have continued to dominate the marketplace with a flexible, easy to use platform.

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logi-anlaytics

9. LogiAnalytics

We saw Logi Analytics display their easy to use platform that has reporting, analysis and dashboards for both IT and business users, plus data integration at the HP Big Data Conference 2014.

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MicroStrategy

10. MicroStrategy

Suited to large complex requirements, MicroStrategy are the benchmark for large BI deployments running on top of large enterprise data warehouses.

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The Top 101 Business Intelligence Tools and Software

We hope you found our top 10 list useful. It is however a list of the power venders in the marketplace and generally aimed at enterprise and the large data users.

Our next blog will cover as many vendors as is possible to provide a definitive list for all to share. We will start with our top 10 above and then add the others as we discover them.

If you have come across or are a vendor of Business Intelligence Visualisation tools and software then make your suggestions below and we will appraise your suggestion and add to our list.

The list will not be in any particular order, so let us know and your favourite application could be next on our list.

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By | 2015-01-06T16:44:06+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Business Intelligence|0 Comments

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