Table of contents of the Business Intelligence Tools Survey

1.Study participants4
2.Study background and set-up5
2.1Is Business Intelligence still relevant?5
2.1.1What’s in a name?5
2.1.2Is it worth the investment?6
2.1.3The four phases of Business Intelligence6
2.2Enterprise Buisness Intelligence products7
2.3Database and packaged products7
2.4Data discovery & visualization products7
2.5Innovative, new and niche products7
3.Motivation for the Business Intelligence study8
3.1How the study was carried out8
4.Graphs per category & ranking13
4.1Infrastructure and Architecture13
4.2Cloud architecture14
4.3Functionality and completeness15
4.4Usability and Visualization16
4.5Mobile Business Intelligence17
4.6Hardware and servers18
4.7Performance Issues & Big Data19
4.8Predictive Analysis (Data Mining)20
4.9Search and Alerting21
4.10Performance Management22
4.11Security and Connectivity23
4.12All Categories24
5.Expert opinion on each Business Intelligence tool25
5.1Enterprise Business Intelligence products25
5.1.1- IBM Cognos 10.2.125
5.1.2- SAP BusinessObjects – Enterprise XI 4.0/FP326
5.1.3- Information Builders (IBI) – WebFOCUS 8.0128
5.1.4- SAS Institute – Enterprise BI Server 9.429
5.1.5- MicroStrategy 9.4.131
5.1.6- Pentaho 5.033
5.2Database and Packaged Products34
5.2.1- Oracle BI Enterprise Edition (OBIEE)34
5.2.2- SAP NetWeaver BI 7.3 (powered by HANA)35
5.2.3- Microsoft Business Intelligence 2013 (Power BI included)37
5.2.4- Oracle Hyperion – System 939
5.3Data Discovery & Visualization 40
5.3.1- QlikView 11.240
5.3.2- Tableau Software 8.1.541
5.3.3- Board Management Intelligence Toolkit 8.142
5.4Innovative, new and niche products43
5.4.1- Bizzscore Suite 7.443
5.4.2- Yellowfin 7.043
5.4.3- Style Intelligence 11.544
5.4.4- JasperSoft 5.544
6.Some comments about Pricing46
7.Conclusions and Recommendations47
7.1Who do you want to use the product?47
7.2What is my existing infrastructure?47
7.3What are the volumes involved?47
7.4What is my budget?47
7.5What is most important for your organisation?47
7.6Who do I want to do business with?47
8.About Passionned Group49
9.Appendices – Only in the Full Edition50
9.1Appendix A1: Infrastructure and architecture50
9.1Appendix A2: Cloud Architecture52
9.2Appendix A3: Core Functionality53
9.3Appendix A4: Usability and visualization56
9.3Appendix A5: Mobile Business Intelligence57
9.4Appendix A6: Performance Issues & Big Data59
9.5Appendix A7: Predictive Analysis (Data Mining)61
9.6Appendix A8: Search and alerting62
9.7Appendix A9: Performance Management63
9.8Appendix A10: Security and connectivity65
10Appendix B1: Explanation of Terms66-79

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