Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms

Published: 06 February 2012

ID: G00225500

Analyst(s): John Hagerty , James Richardson , Rita Sallam

Summary

In 2011, business users continued to exert significant influence over BI decisions, often choosing data discovery products in addition to/as alternatives to traditional BI tools. An avalanche of new use cases, content types and interaction models expands the scope for tomorrow's BI platforms.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Integration
  • Information Delivery
  • Analysis

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • arcplan
    • Actuate
    • Alteryx
    • Board International
    • IBM
    • Information Builders
    • Jaspersoft
    • LogiXML
    • Microsoft
    • MicroStrategy
    • Oracle
    • Panorama Software
    • Pentaho
    • Prognoz
    • QlikTech
    • Salient Management Company
    • SAP
    • SAS
    • Tableau
    • Targit
    • Tibco Software (Spotfire)
  • Vendors Added or Dropped
    • Vendors Added
    • Vendors Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • 1. Differences Between Business Users and IT Drive Product Preferences
  • 2. Data Discovery Momentum Continues to Accelerate
  • 3. The Rise of Mobile Computing Changes the Face of BI
  • 4. Putting the Focus on Decision Support
  • 5. An Avalanche of New Use Cases and Content Types
  • 6. Removing Complexity From the BI Equation
  • Where Is Innovation Coming From in Today's BI Platform Market?

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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