BI tools comparison matrix | 100% vendor-neutral | PDF
Passionned Group's Business Intelligence Tools Research, containing the Comparison Matrix, will save you valuable time and money in the BI tool selection process.

19 tools compared & reviewed
197 review criteria
Divided across 15 categories
Used in over 100 countries
Available in three editions

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What is the BI tools comparison matrix 2019?

The BI tools comparison matrix 2019 compares 19 Business Intelligence tools on 197 key selection criteria. It includes detailed expert reviews, many tips, and the study shows all the important features of the major Business Intelligence tools on the market, including their weaknesses. It will allow you to quickly select the BI tool that suits your needs. The matrix 100% vendor-independent, based on 3,349 facts, and updated regularly.

Which BI tools are included in the matrix?

Example of the BI Tools comparison matrix

Below, you’ll find an example of the BI Tools comparison matrix with the names of the vendors and solutions left out. This is merely a fraction of the criteria on which the various tools are scored.

BI tools comparison matrix example

How to download the matrix

The BI tools comparison matrix is one of the key ingredients of the Enterprise Edition of our Business Intelligence Tools Survey. This is a 100% vendor-independent, extensive comparison report and market analysis. Use it to select the optimal business intelligence tool or platform, based on your organization’s needs, very quickly. Order and download the survey in the area below.

Graphs comparing the BI tools on 15 categories
+ Big Data review & comparison
+ Predictive Analytics review & comparison
+ Mobile BI review & comparison
+ BI in the cloud review & comparison
+ Self service BI review & comparison
+ Collaborative BI review & comparison
Two-page Selection Guide
Expert review on each BI tool / vendor
List of 197 selection criteria with an explanation
Comparison matrix with all the details / answers
Free updates for 1 year
Total pages in the report
Price in dollars (approx.)
Compact Edition
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51
USD 524
295 EUR
Professional Edition
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113
USD 877
495 EUR
Enterprise Edition
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182
USD 1,407
595 EUR

Why should you download and use this matrix?

✓ Save time: create a long / short list of tools that matches your requirements, quickly.
✓ Save money: improve your negotiation position with the BI vendors.
✓ Learn more: get a better understanding of the market and the BI vendors.
✓ Decide right now: choose the most suitable BI tool for your company instantly.

Reviewed based on 197 key criteria

In total we reviewed 197 criteria for each BI tool which are crucial to be more successful with Business Analytics.

Used in more than 100 countries

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Customers in 100 countries benefit from our 100% vendor independent BI tools comparison matrix which is included in the Enterprise Edition of the BI Tools Survey.

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The categories for the comparison matrix

✓ Infrastructure
Data visualization
✓ Performance
✓ Security
✓ Collaborative & Social BI
✓ User functionality
✓ Mobile BI (native, HTML5)
✓ Cloud architecture
✓ Native connectivity
Self-service BI
✓ Usability & search
Big Data Analytics
Balanced Scorecard
Predictive analysis
✓ Platforms supported

We have more than 15 years of experience in Analytics

The matrix has been developed by the Passionned Group, an analyst and consulting company with more than 15 years of experience in business analytics. The tools are thoroughly reviewed and all the answers from the vendors are validated by live demonstrations, usage, and official manuals. The matrix is updated on a regular basis to reflect the latest product updates from the following business intelligence vendors.

What are the biggest benefits for you?

  • Save time: select the best business intelligence tool for your organization quickly.
  • High Quality: validated product information and thorough vendor analysis.
  • True Insight: you will know immediately what the strengths and weaknesses of the different business intelligence tools are.
  • Visualization: the graphs show the relative strengths of each Business Intelligence tool in each category.
  • Complete and up-to-date: the latest versions of all the important business intelligence tools in the market are included.

Customer testimonial

“The BI Tools comparison matrix of the Passionned Group has been immediately useful to me in selecting the right BI tool”

Richard Silverstein
Sweet & Maxwell Group


“The vendor independent comparison matrix from the Passionned Group was very interesting for our work.”

Lígia Maria Ribeiro PhD
Director IT
University of Porto

More information

If you have any questions about the comparison matrix and our survey, please send a message to Daan van Beek.

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