The 100% vendor-independent BI Tools survey is conducted by Passionned Group, a research company and consultancy, specializing in Business Intelligence and data integration. Our survey (first established in 2007) will give you true insight into the strengths and weaknesses of business intelligence tools, as well as their vendors.
✓ No vendor bias
The Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2018 does not contain any vendor bias and business intelligence vendors do not pay to be included. We have been monitoring the business intelligence market 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.
✓ Find out the vendor’s ‘secrets’
Vendors will often only tell you about the strengths of their product(s). Our survey reveals all of their features, including the weak points.
✓ Negotiate better with vendors
Using the survey, you will be in a better position to negotiate 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 show you in seconds how the different Business Intelligence tools scored on different categories and subcategories, making for easy comparisons. A few examples:
✓ Compact report with clear expert opinions
Our 100% independent report contains clear opinions and recommendations, no redundant information, and focuses 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 refused to fill out the questionnaire and we need the vendor’s cooperation to include them in our survey.
✓ Future prospects
The Business Intelligence tools are not only assessed by where they are now. The survey also attempts to measure their future prospects, unraveling the degree of innovation of the vendors one by one. We show you 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, while other products are also suitable for the business user.