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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms, 2008


The market for business intelligence platforms is moving away from a position of being dominated by pure-play vendors. This is being driven by a trend for consolidation, with several large application and software infrastructure vendors initiating major BI acquisitions in 2007.

Published: 01 February 2008

ID: G00154227

Analyst(s): James Richardson , Kurt Schlegel , Bill Hostmann, Neil McMurchy

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Forecast
    • Market Definition/Description
    • Integration
    • Information Delivery
    • Analysis
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • arcplan
    • Actuate
    • Board International
    • Business Objects
    • Cognos
    • Information Builders
    • Microsoft
    • MicroStrategy
    • Oracle
    • Panorama Software
    • QlikTech
    • SAP
    • SAS
    • Tibco Spotfire
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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