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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms


Data discovery capabilities are dominating new purchasing requirements, even for larger deployments, as alternatives to traditional BI tools. But "governed data discovery" — the ability to meet the dual demands of enterprise IT and business users — remains a challenge unmet by any one vendor.

Published: 20 February 2014

ID: G00257740

Analyst(s): Rita Sallam , Joao Tapadinhas , Josh Parenteau, Daniel Yuen, Bill Hostmann

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • BI and Analytics Platform Capabilities Definition
    • The 17 Categories
  • Summary of this Magic Quadrant

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Actuate
    • Alteryx
    • arcplan
    • Birst
    • Bitam
    • Board International
    • GoodData
    • IBM
    • Infor
    • Information Builders
    • Jaspersoft
    • Logi Analytics
    • Microsoft
    • MicroStrategy
    • Oracle
    • Panorama Software
    • Pentaho
    • Prognoz
    • Pyramid Analytics
    • Qlik
    • Salient Management Company
    • SAP
    • SAS
    • Tableau
    • Targit
    • Tibco Software
    • Yellowfin
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Interesting Vendors That Did Not Qualify for Inclusion
    • Real-Time Process and Operations Intelligence
    • Hadoop-Based Data Discovery
    • Collaborative Decision Making, Collaborative BI and Collaborative Performance Management
    • Integrated BI and Corporate Performance Management
    • Cloud BI
    • New Approaches to Big Data
    • Search-Based Data Discovery
    • Link/Graph-Based Data Discovery
    • Data Discovery
    • Other BI Platform Vendors Worth Considering

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

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


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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