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Market Share Analysis: Business Intelligence and Analytics Software, 2015

Published: 06 July 2016

ID: G00293192

Analyst(s): Alys Woodward , Bhavish Sood, Jim Hare


The BI and analytics software market grew 10.6% in constant currency in 2015 to $17.6 billion, a slightly lower growth rate than the 10.8% achieved by the worldwide software market. The modest growth belies the forceful dynamics within the market — mainly a swing toward more agile modern BI.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

  • Defining the BI and Analytics Software Market

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Currency Fluctuations Reduced BI and Analytics Software Market Growth by 8.5% in 2015
  • Traditional and Modern BI Platforms — Legacy and Growth Markets
    • Advanced Analytics Platforms — A Mature Market Becoming Pervasive
    • Analytic Applications and Performance Management — Analytics Integrated Into Business Applications and Processes
    • CPM Suites — A Market Dividing

Vendor Performance by Segment

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Profiles of Top 10 Vendors by Revenue
    • SAP
    • Oracle
    • SAS
    • IBM
    • Microsoft
    • MathWorks
    • Tableau
    • Qlik
    • FICO
    • MicroStrategy
  • Vendor Market Share Data — All Vendors

Mergers and Acquisitions

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