Table of contents of the Business Intelligence Tools Survey

1.Survey participants & positioning6
2.Study background and set-up11
2.1Is Business Intelligence still relevant?12
2.1.1What’s in a name?13
2.1.2Is it worth the investment?13
2.1.3The four phases of Business Intelligence14
2.2Enterprise Business Intelligence products15
2.3Database and packaged products15
2.4Data discovery & visualization products15
2.5Innovative, new, and niche products16
3.Motivation for the Business Intelligence Tools Survey17
3.1How the survey was carried out19
4.Ranking by criteria26
4.1Infrastructure and Architecture26
4.2Cloud architecture26
4.3Core Functionality30
4.4Usability and Visualization32
4.5Mobile Business Intelligence34
4.6Hardware and servers35
4.7Performance Issues & Big Data37
4.8Predictive Analysis (Data Mining)40
4.9Search and Alerting42
4.10Performance Management44
4.11Security and Connectivity46
4.12Self-service Business Intelligence48
4.13Collaborative & Social BI48
4.14All Categories50
5.Expert opinion per category52
5.1Enterprise Business Intelligence products52
5.1.1IBM Business Analytics54
5.1.2SAP BusinessObjects BI58
5.1.3– WebFOCUS60
5.1.4SAS Business Analytics63
5.1.6Infor Birst70
5.1.7Pentaho Business Analytics (HGC)72
5.2Database and Packaged Products75
5.2.1Oracle BI (OBIEE)76
5.2.2SAP BW + HANA + Lumira79
5.2.3Microsoft BI (Power BI included)83
5.2.4Oracle Hyperion86
5.3Data Discovery & Visualization 87
5.3.1Qlikview & Qlik Sense88
5.3.2Tableau Software91
5.3.3Sisense 95
5.4Innovative, new, and niche products97
5.4.1Bizzscore Suite99
5.4.2Style Intelligence101
5.4.3TIBCO Jaspersoft103
6.Conclusions and Recommendations109
6.1Who do you want to use the product?109
6.2What is my existing infrastructure?109
6.3What are the volumes involved?109
6.4What is my budget?110
6.5What is most important for your organization?110
6.6Who do I want to do business with?110
7.About the Passionned Group112
8.1Infrastructure and architecture115
8.2Cloud Architecture120
8.3Core Functionality122
8.4Usability and visualization128
8.5Mobile Business Intelligence132
8.6Performance Issues & Big Data137
8.7Predictive Analysis (Data Mining)141
8.8Search and alerting143
8.9Performance Management & Planning145
8.10Security and connectivity149
8.11Self-service Business Intelligence153
8.12Collaborative & Social BI155
9Appendix B1: Explanation of Terms & the RFI questionnaire158-182

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