Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

Published: 12 May 2015

ID: G00270381

Analyst(s): Thomas Oestreich, Josh Parenteau, Cindi Howson, Kurt Schlegel , Rita Sallam , Joao Tapadinhas , Bill Hostmann


Business intelligence market leaders are being disrupted by self-service platforms that deliver expanded access to analytics and higher business value. BI leaders should track how traditionalists translate forward-looking product investments into more user adoption and improved customer experience.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Birst
    • IBM
    • Information Builders
    • Logi Analytics
    • Microsoft
    • MicroStrategy
    • Oracle
    • Qlik
    • SAP
    • SAS Institute
    • Tableau
    • Tibco
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Analytic Dashboards & Content
    • BI Platform Administration
    • Business User Data Mashup
    • Cloud Deployment
    • Collaboration & Social Integration
    • Customer Services
    • Development and Integration
    • Ease of Use
    • Embedded BI
    • Free Form Interactive Exploration
    • Internal Platform Integration
    • IT-Developed Reports and Dashboards
    • Metadata Management
    • Mobile
    • Traditional Styles of Analysis
  • Use Cases
    • Centralized BI Provisioning
    • Decentralized Analytics
    • Governed Data Discovery
    • OEM/Embedded BI
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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