The 100% vendor independent survey has been conducted by Passionned Group, a research company and consultancy, specializing in Business Intelligence and data integration. Our survey (since 2007) will give you true insight in the strengths and weaknesses of the business intelligence tools as well as the vendors.
✓ No vendor bias
The Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2018 does not contain any vendor bias and business intelligence vendors do not have to pay to get included. We have been monitoring the business intelligence market space for many years.
✓ We have validated all the answers (197 questions)
Vendors were asked to demonstrate the product features in an environment with live data. PowerPoints were not accepted, and to leave no doubts, we validate all the answers by comparing it to the manuals and usage experiences from the user and developer community.
✓ Assessment based on 70,000 user opinions | NEW
Since 2014 the survey contains an assessment based on more than 70,000 user opinions. With our survey you’ll not only get a professional opinion about the capabilities of the tools (197 key criteria) but also the experiences of the users, analysts and prospects are taken into account.
✓ Find out the vendor’s ‘secrets’
Vendors will often tell you only the strengths of their product(s). In our survey, all the features are revealed, also the weak points.
✓ Negotiate better with vendors
Using the survey, you will be in a better position to negotiate with the vendors to get better pricing and conditions for the product. The vendor comparison is based on fifteen categories and 197 key evaluation criteria.
✓ All the detailed survey data available
The Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2018 (Enterprise Edition) comes with all the details. At the end of the report you will find a comparison matrix with all the products compared on all the criteria.
✓ Immediate insight into how the tools score
Graphs showing you in seconds how the different Business Intelligence tools have scored on different categories and subcategories. Comparison can be made very easily. A few examples:
✓ Compact report with clear expert opinions
Our 100% independent report contains clear opinions and recommendations, no redundant information and focuses only on the things that really matter.
✓ Full market coverage
With 19 business intelligence tools (list) covered, we cover all the major Business Intelligence tools and at least 90% of the market space. The niche players Arcplan, Spotfire, Talend, Actuate and Panorama software were not included, because they did not want to fill in the questionnaire and the comparison cannot be done without the vendor’s cooperation.
✓ Future prospects
The Business Intelligence tools are not only assessed by what they have now. The survey has also attempted to measure the future prospects, unravelling the degree of innovation of the vendor one by one. Knowing that, you can see which products are most likely to survive in the future, leaving you with sustainable Business Intelligence solutions.
✓ Clear ease-of-use opinions
Our experts evaluated the product usability, giving you a profound view of how easy-to-use (or not) the product really is. The report tells you that some products are better used by programmers, other products are also suitable for the business user.