Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Business Intelligence Reporting

Published: 18 February 2009

ID: G00162662

Analyst(s): James Richardson , Rita Sallam , Kurt Schlegel

Summary

This note sets out and rates the reporting capabilities of nine business intelligence platforms across three common use cases. As such it will be of use to firms evaluating BI platform reporting options.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Product Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Evaluation Methodology Used
  • Use Cases
  • Inclusion Criteria
  • Critical Capabilities Rating
  • Vendors
    • Actuate
    • IBM Cognos
    • SAP BusinessObjects
    • Information Builders
    • Microsoft
    • MicroStrategy
    • Jaspersoft
    • SAS
  • The Bottom Line

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