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Top 101 Business Intelligence Tools and Software Vendors for 2015

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Top 101 Business Intelligence Tools and Software Vendors for 2015

Top 101 Business Intelligence Tools and Software Vendors for 2015

Top 101 Business Intelligence Tools & Software Companies for 2015

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So here is our attempt to add to our “Top 10 Business Intelligence Tools & Software” for 2015 article. We start with the Top 10 from this article and continue with the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics 2014.

Please note that this list will be gradually populated as we discover more and more vendors and businesses, if you have any suggestions, more importantly newcomers to the marketplace,please leave them in the comments section below and we will include them.

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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This the Microsoft Logo

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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Oracle

11. Oracle

Oracle BI Server is the primary resource for Business Intelligence, however although Oracle has been the leader for years in the Information Management sector, a recent survey from Gartner indicates that only 8% of user use it for Interactive Data Discovery and Exploration.

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information-builders-data-pathfinders

12. Information Builders

Information Builders based in the UK are particularly well suited to operational reporting and dashboards, and to building Web-based analytic applications that require low latency and multiple data sources with production-level scalability in environments without a data warehouse.

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13. Prognoz

Prognoz based in Russia was a spin off from a local University offers a comprehensive range of BI, analytics and performance management capabilities, including integrated predictive and prescriptive modeling features.

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GoodData

14. GoodData

GoodData is a cloud BI and analytics specialist. It provides a range of front-end BI capabilities and packaged analytic applications that complement its comprehensive cloud and on-premises source data integration and cloud-based data warehouse platform.

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Is your company on our list?

As we mentioned at the beginning please feel free to suggest any vendors that you think fits into the Business Intelligence Marketplace and of course please Tweet, Google+ and LinkedIn this article if you think it will be of use to others.

By | 2015-01-08T17:27:28+00:00 January 8th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

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