Business Intelligence & Analytics Guide™ 2024

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The BI & Analytics Guide™ 2024 gives you instant access to a large amount of directly applicable knowledge about BI, analytics, big data and artificial intelligence (AI). Whether you want to select a BI tool or vendor, or learn all about the field itself, this guide will save you a lot of time (and money). In our guide 26 BI vendors and more than 150 BI products are covered like Power BI, Qlik Sense, Tableau, OBIEE, TIBCO Spotfire, etc. All the research has been done for you: we have “measured” the vendors and mapped the entire field. We do this from a 100% independent perspective. This unique guide has recently been completely updated. Download the BI & Analytics Guide 2024 now.

Why buy the BI & Analytics Guide?

The interactive Business Intelligence & Analytics Guide is compiled by experts with over 20 years of experience in the field and is designed for the broad community of employees, consultants and managers who are (or will be) involved in BI, AI & Analytics. The applications of this guide are large but the two most common uses of our BI & Analytics Guide are:

1. Vendor selection: easily compose a long- and shortlist

Select and evaluate supplier(s) that best meet the requirements of your organization or project. Quickly create a shortlist of vendors that meet your (knock-out) selection criteria. Use up to 250 selection criteria with a layered structure and drill-down to three levels deep.

BI Guide insights per themeFigure 1: Initially you see the ranking of the various suppliers on 15 main categories but you can easily drill down and zoom in on detailed aspects.

See instantly what the stronger and less developed qualities of the suppliers and products are. Use the self-service analysis module (can be ordered as an extra option) with which you can determine yourself which suppliers to keep in scope and which topics and selection criteria you consider important. You can use the BI & Analytics Guide for an objective supplier assessment, in the run-up to an RFP process, a tool selection or in preparation for a presentation. You can use all the charts in our guide in your presentation, tweet or post in no time and free of charge.

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2. Online training: broaden, refine and deepen your knowledge

Broaden and deepen your knowledge in an accessible way with the help of hundreds of (shorter) training courses, tech talks, lectures, demos, tutorials, and so on.

Stay up to date with the daily news within the BI, AI & Analytics field and the market. Become proficient in all relevant definitions and concepts and use the valuable insights from the extensive video library. For example, follow a deep learning crash course from the global expert in the field.

BI guideFigure 2: The training module contains more than 500 videos and helps you deepen and broaden your knowledge of the field.

Understand the fundamentals and finer aspects of analytics, reporting, dashboarding, analytics, auto-machine learning (AutoML), AI bots, self-service data discovery, Google Bigquery, Tensorflow, contextual data mining, DAX, data warehousing and cloud computing. Learn how to create a good data visualization.

BI GuideFigure 3: Multiple videos on Big Data illustrate in an educational way what the possibilities are and what to look out for to achieve success with Big Data analytics.

We’ve brought all these applications together in one easy-to-use, cleanly designed interface so you can do your job faster and advise your colleagues or clients more precisely and effectively.

The topics in this unique guide: over 250 selection criteria

The following main topics are included in the online BI & Analytics Guide. Each main topic also contains a large number of sub-topics. In total more than 1,000 criteria can be used for selection, analysis and learning.

Advanced analytics
How algorithms work
Artificial Intelligence
Audio-, video- & text analytics
Big data analytics
Business Intelligence
Connectivity
Dashboarding & KPI’s
Data discovery
Data governance
Data integration (ETL)
Data lakes (data marts)
Data storytelling
Data virtualization
Deep learning
Infrastructure & cloud
In-memory BI
Internet of Things (IoT)
Machine learning
Mobile BI
Reporting & analysis
Multidimensional models
Neural networks
Performance optimization
Performance management
Real-time capabilities
Root cause analysis
Self-service functionality
Statistical analysis
Star and snowflake schemes

This is just a few of the great learning potentials of our BI & Analytics Guide: you won’t run out of things to learn. You will also experience how the market works, which suppliers have a strong and steady focus on BI & Analytics and what their strengths and weaknesses are. Get the most out of the BI & Analytics Guide and download it now.

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The vendors and their product portfolio

The BI & Analytics Guide 2024 contains (at this time) material from all major BI tool vendors with all their relevant products. For example, Microsoft alone has more than thirty BI products and some other vendors don’t disappoint.

BI Guide insightsFigure 4: Radar charts flawlessly expose the strengths and weaknesses of various vendors.

Hover your mouse over a vendor and you will see all the BI products of that particular vendor. You will get to know them all. Is a vendor not listed? On request we will add a relevant vendor for you without any charge.

Alteryx
The following products were included in our study:

Alteryx Designer - Alteryx Server - Alteryx Analytics - Alteryx Connect - Alteryx Intelligence Suite - Alteryx Promote - Alteryx APA Platform - Alteryx AiDIN

datapine
This vendor has an integral platform without a clear product portfolio.

DataRobot
The following products were included in our study:

DataRobot Artificial Intelligence - DataRobot Core - DataRobot platform - DataRobot AutoML - DataRobot MLOps

Domo
The following products were included in our study:

Domo Platform - Domo Data Science - Domo Business Intelligence - Domo Data Visualization - Domo Business Automation - Domo Mobile - Domo Business Optimization

Dundas
The following products were included in our study:

Dundas BI - Dundas Data Visualization - Dundas Dashboard - Dundas BI Data Flow

GoodData
This vendor has an integral platform without a clear product portfolio.

Hitachi Vantara
The following products were included in our study:

Pentaho Data Integration - Pentaho Business Analytics - Hitachi Content Platform - Pentaho Data Mining - Pentaho Report Designer - Pentaho Big Data - Hitachi Video Analytics - Pentaho Kettle - Hitachi Data Center Analytics - Lumada Edge Intelligence - Pentaho Analytics - Pentaho BI Server - Pentaho CDE - Lumada Data Services - Pentaho Dashboard Designer - Pentaho Data Science Pack - PDI Community Edition - Pentaho Business Analytics Server - Pentaho Sever - Pentaho Design Studio - Lumada Data Optimizer

IBM
The following products were included in our study:

Cognos Analytics - IBM SPSS - IBM Watson - IBM Infosphere - Netezza - IBM Cloud Pak - IBM Planning Analytics - IBM SPSS Modeler - IBM SPSS Statistics - IBM Cognos TM1 - IBM Business Analytics - IBM Infosphere Information Server - Netezza Performance Server - IBM Cognos Real - time - IBM BigInsights - IBM Cognos Real - time Monitoring - IBM Cognos Analysis - DB2 OLAP Server - Cognos Cube Designer - IBM Cognos Analysis Studio - IBM Banking Data Warehouse - IBM Infosphere Information Analyzer - IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics - IBM SPSS Text Analytics - Watson Natural Language Processing - IBM Video Analytics - IBM Cognos TM1 Server - IBM SPSS Modeler Server

Incorta
The following products were included in our study:

Incorta Analytics - Incorta analyzer

InetSoft
The following products were included in our study:

InetSoft Style Intelligence - InetSoft Business Intelligence - InetSoft Data Intelligence - InetSoft Style Studio - InetSoft Data Cleansing

Infor
The following products were included in our study:

Infor Birst - Infor Coleman - Infor BI - Infor Landmark - Infor Coleman AI - Infor Data Lake - Infor Landmark Reporting - Infor BI Dashboards - Birst Analytics - Infor Business Vault - Infor IoT - Birst Sales Analytics - Infor Corporate Performance Management - Infor Business Analytics - Infor Lawson Analytics

insightssoftware
The following products were included in our study:

Logi Info - Logi Composer - Logi Report Server - Logi Predict - Logi Report Designer - Logi Analytics Platform

Looker
The following products were included in our study:

LookML - Looker Studio - Looker API - LookML Dashboards - Looker Blocks - Looker Server - Looker mobile - Looker Data Analytics - Looker Embedded Analytics - Looker Retail - Looker Data Modeling - Looker Marketing Analytics - Looker Web Analytics - Looker Digital Marketing

Microsoft
The following products were included in our study:

Power BI - Microsoft Azure - Microsoft SQL Server - Azure Synapse Analytics - Azure Stream Analytics - Power BI Desktop - Azure Databricks - Azure Machine Learning - Azure Data Lake - SSAS - SSIS - Azure Cognitive Services - Azure Data Factory - Power BI Report Server - Power BI Premium - Azure Data Studio - SQL Server Management Studio - SQL Server Reporting Services - Microsoft AI - Azure IoT Hub - Azure Machine Learning Studio - Microsoft Power Query - Microsoft Business Intelligence - Power BI Report Builder - SQL Server Machine Learning - Microsoft Machine Learning - Microsoft R Server - Azure Storage Explorer - Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics - Microsoft Machine Learning Server - Azure Data Warehouse - Microsoft AI Platform - SQL Server Data Mining - Microsoft Data Platform - Microsoft Flow Analytics - Databricks Delta Lake - Azure Advanced Analytics - Microsoft Power BI Pro - Microsoft Power BI Enterprise

MicroStrategy
The following products were included in our study:

MicroStrategy Web - MicroStrategy Intelligence Server - MicroStrategy Analytics - Hyperintelligence - MicroStrategy Desktop - MicroStrategy Office - MicroStrategy Cloud Platform - MicroStrategy Hadoop Gateway - MicroStrategy Report Services - MicroStrategy Dossier - MicroStrategy Rest APIs - MicroStrategy R Integration Pack - MicroStrategy Prime - MicroStrategy Embedded Analytics - MicroStrategy Data Mining - MicroStrategy ONE - MicroStrategy Web Report - MicroStrategy Web Report Editor - MicroStrategy Big Data - MicroStrategy Mobile Analytics - MicroStrategy In - Memory Analytics - MicroStrategy Data Integration - MicroStrategy Mobile Server

Oracle
The following products were included in our study:

Oracle Database - Oracle Analytics - OBIEE - Oracle Big Data - Oracle Data Integrator - Oracle Essbase - Oracle Fusion Middleware - Oracle Analytics Server - Oracle Hyperion - Oracle Big Data Appliance - Siebel Analytics - Oracle Exadata - Oracle Data Mining - Oracle Business Intelligence Applications - Oracle Stream Analytics - Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher - Oracle NoSQL Database - Oracle OLAP - Oracle Big Data Connectors - Oracle Exalytics - Oracle Data Miner - Oracle Warehouse Builder - Oracle Analytics Desktop - Oracle R Enterprise - Oracle Enterprise Data Quality - Oracle Endeca - Oracle Fusion Analytics - Oracle TimesTen - Oracle Big Data Discovery - Essbase Studio - Oracle Data Integration - Oracle Smart View - Oracle Flexcube Universal Banking - Oracle Big Data Lite - Oracle Retail Analytics - Oracle Financial Consolidation - Oracle Data Science - Oracle Financial Management Analytics - Oracle Insurance Insight - Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management - Oracle Data Hub - Oracle Data Profiling - Oracle Data Warehouse - Oracle Data Management - Ohi Data Marts - Oracle BDA - Oracle DRM - Oracle Supply Chain Analytics - Oracle AI Platform - Oracle Health Insurance Analytics - Oracle Data Visualisation - Oracle Endeca Studio - Oracle Data Quality Management - Obi Analytics - Oracle Data Modeling - Oracle Bis Discoverer - Siebel TimesTen

Pyramid Analytics
The following products were included in our study:

Pyramid Analytics - Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform - Pyramid Data Science Workbench - Pyramid Smart Insights

Qlik
The following products were included in our study:

Qlik Sense - QlikView - Qlik Sense Enterprise - Qlik Replicate - Qlik NPrinting - Qlik Geoanalytics - QlikView Server - Qlik Compose - Qlik Sense Desktop - Qlik Data Integration - Qlik Analytics - Qlik Data Catalyst - Qlik Sense Server - QlikView Desktop - Qlik Associative Engine - Qlik Analytics Platform - Qlik Enterprise Manager - Qlik Data Integration Platform - QlikView Expressor - Qlik Sense Engine - Qlik Datamarket - Qlik Sense Apps - Qlik Geoanalytics Connector - Qlik AutoML - Qlik Big Data - Qlik Geoanalytics Server - Qlik Reporting Service - Qlik Data Warehouse - Qlik SAP Analytics

SAP
The following products were included in our study:

SAP HANA - SAP BusinessObjects - SAP Analytics - SAP Analytics Cloud - SAP Lumira - SAP BW - SAP Businessobjects BI - SAP Cloud Platform - Sybase - SAP Conversational AI - SAP Data Warehouse - SAP Predictive Analytics - Xcelsius - SAP Data Services - SAP Data Hub - SAP Crystal Reports - SQL Anywhere - SAP IQ - Fiori Launchpad - SAP HANA Streaming Analytics - SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence - SAP BusinessObjects Analysis - SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards - SAP Analytics Hub - SAP Businessobjects BI Platform - S/4HANA Embedded Analytics - SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence - SAP Businessobjects Design Studio - SAP Crystal Server - SAP Web Analytics - SAP Leonardo Machine Learning - SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics - Lumira Cloud - SAP Lumira Designer - SAP Agile Data Preparation - SAP Leonardo IoT - SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse - SAP Big Data - SAP HANA Data Warehousing - SAP Mobile BI - SAP Lumira Server - Rapid Marts - SAP BI Platform - SAP Insurance Analyzer - SAP Data Quality Management - SAP BusinessObjects Data Services - Native Spark Modeling - SAP Businessobjects Financial Consolidation - SAP Sybase Replication Server - SAP HANA Enterprise - SAP BEx - SAP BI Mobile Server - SAP Sybase Adaptive Server - SAP Master Data Management - SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise BI - SAP Machine Learning - SAP BusinessObjects Analysis Office - SAP Analytics Designer - SAP Data Management - SAP HANA Advanced Analytics - SAP Businessobjects Dashboard Design - SAP Data Science - SAP Enterprise Analytics - SAP Enterprise Data Management - SAP BussinessObjects Edge - SAP HANA Text Analytics - Bpmon Analytics

SAS
The following products were included in our study:

SAS Viya - SAS Visual Analytics - Dataflux - SAS/ACCESS - SAS Enterprise Guide - SAS Enterprise Miner - SAS Data Integration - SAS Event Stream Processing - SAS Data Integration Studio - SAS Customer Intelligence - SAS Visual Data Mining - SAS Cloud Analytic Services - SAS Cloud Analytic - SAS Data Management - SAS Data Quality - SAS Forecast Server - SAS BI Dashboard - SAS Visual Text Analytics - Dataflux Data Management Studio - SAS Visual Statistics - SAS Customer Intelligence 360 - SAS Mobile BI - SAS Web Report Studio - Dataflux Data Management Server - SAS Field Quality Analytics - SAS Federation Server - SAS Enterprise BI - SAS Visual Forecasting - SAS Grid Manager - SAS Text Miner - SAS Data Loader - SAS OLAP Server - SAS Intelligent Decisioning - SAS Business Rules Manager - SAS LASR Analytic Server - SAS Web Analytics - SAS Forecast Studio - SAS Visual Investigator - SAS OLAP Cube Studio - SAS Real - time Decision Manager - SAS Enterprise BI Server - SAS Forecast Analyst Workbench - SAS Forecasting - SAS Visual Analytics App - SAS Marketing Automation - SAS Energy Forecasting - SAS Data Preparation - SAS OLAP Cubes - Information Map Studio - SAS Data Surveyor - SAS Information Delivery Portal - SAS Visual Analytics Designer - SAS Web Server - SAS Asset Performance Analytics - SAS Fraud Framework - SAS Deep Learning - SAS Office Analytics - SAS High - Performance Forecasting - SAS Business Analytics - SAS Risk Modeling - SAS Data Quality Server - Dataflux Authentication Server - SAS Data Explorer - SAS Analytics Platform - SAS Data Science - SAS Customer Analytics - SAS Text Analytics - SAS ETL Studio - SAS Data Governance - SAS Visual Data Discovery - SAS Sentiment Analysis Studio - SAS Visual Analytics Hub - SAS Advanced Analytics - SAS Production Quality Analytics - SAS Big Data - SAS Banking Analytics - SAS Master Data Management - SAS Business Intelligence Platform - SAS Data Integration Server - SAS Data Warehouse - SAS Machine Learning - SAS Predictive Analytics - SAS Artificial Intelligence - SAS Viya Visual Analytics - SAS Omnichannel Analytics - SAS Natural Language Processing - SAS Federal Data Management - SAS Data Surveyor SAP - SAS Visual Data Governance

Sisense
The following products were included in our study:

Elasticube - Elasticube Manager - Sisense Analytics - Sisense ElastiCube - Sisense Blox - Sisense BI - Sisense Pulse - Sisense Dashboards - Sisense REST API - Sisense Platform - Sisense AI - Sisense Mobile BI - Sisense Embedded Analytics - Sisense Forecast - Sisense Elastic Data Hub - Sisense Self - Service - Sisense Usage Analytics - Sisense Self - Service Analytics - Sisense Big Data - Sisense Healthcare Analytics - Sisense Predictive Analytics - Sisense Data Mining - Sisense Retail Analytics - Sisense Periscope - Sisense Data Engineering

Tableau
The following products were included in our study:

Tableau Server - Tableau Desktop - Tableau Online - Tableau Public - Tableau Prep Builder - Hyper API - Tableau Cloud - Tableau Prep Conductor - Tableau Bridge - Tableau Data Management - Tableau Reader - Tableau Hyper - Tableau Server Management Add - on - Tableau Server REST API - Tableau Embedded Analytics - Tableau Data Management Add - on - Tableau Mobile - Ask Data - Tableau Advanced Analytics - Tableau In - memory Data Engine - Tableau Business Intelligence - Tableau Predictive Analytics - Tableau GPT - Tableau Pulse

ThoughtSpot
The following products were included in our study:

SpotIQ - ThoughtSpot Embrace - ThoughtSpot DataFlow - ThoughtSpot mobile - ThoughtSpot Business Intelligence

TIBCO
The following products were included in our study:

TIBCO Spotfire - TIBCO Data Science - TIBCO Data Virtualization - Jasperreports - TIBCO Analytics - TIBCO Businessworks - TIBCO Streaming - TIBCO Streambase - TIBCO Jaspersoft - TIBCO Spotfire Server - TIBCO MDM - TIBCO Jasperreports Server - TIBCO Messaging - TIBCO Mashery - TIBCO Live Datamart - TIBCO Businessworks Container Edition - TIBCO Enterprise Message Service - TIBCO Loglogic - TIBCO Business Studio - TIBCO Administrator - TIBCO Hawk - TIBCO Spotfire Analyst - TIBCO Data Quality - TIBCO Geoanalytics - TIBCO Openspirit - TIBCO Cloud Mashery - TIBCO MFT - TIBCO Liveview - TIBCO Cloud Spotfire - TIBCO Datasynapse Gridserver - TIBCO Gridserver - TIBCO Spotfire Desktop - Spotfire Data Catalog - TIBCO Spotfire Clinical Graphics - TIBCO Spotfire Lead Discovery - TIBCO Spotfire Miner - TIBCO Spotfire Network Analytics - TIBCO Spotfire Operations Analytics - TIBCO Data Discovery - IoT Drilling Accelerator - TIBCO Data Management - Businessevents Data Modeling - TIBCO Data Integration - TIBCO Datagrid Cache

Wyn Enterprise
This vendor has an integral platform without a clear product portfolio.

Yellowfin
The following products were included in our study:

Yellowfin Signals - Yellowfin Suite - Yellowfin Dashboards - Yellowfin SAML Bridge - Yellowfin Mobile BI - Yellowfin Data Discovery - Yellowfin Data Transformation - Yellowfin Data Preparation - Yellowfin Business Analytics - Yellowfin Data Science - Yellowfin Web Server - Yellowfin Data Analysis

Zoho
The following products were included in our study:

Zoho Analytics - Zia - Zoho Databridge - Zoho Analytics Server - Zoho DataPrep - Zoho Analytics Mobile BI app

Radar charts allow you to compare a BI vendor with all other vendors at a glance, giving you a balanced view of a vendor’s functionality and their strengths and weaknesses.

With the self-service module, you determine which suppliers and criteria are in scope
Figure 5: With the self-service module, you determine which suppliers and criteria are in scope.

In addition, the BI & Analytics Guide also contains line graphs that visualize the performance of vendors over time. This gives you direct insight into how quickly or slowly a vendor is innovating. The BI & Analytics Guide can be accessed on any device and is divided into four practical chapters (modules). With each purchase you get access on three different devices. If you want to use this guide with more users, you can contact us to adjust this.

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  • it contains updates renewed quarterly that provide you with the latest trends
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About the author Daan van Beek MSc

Daan van Beek (author of the BI & Analytics Guide)Daan van Beek, CEO of Passionned Group, has compiled this comprehensive BI guide based on more than 20 years of experience as a BI consultant, lecturer and manager. He has been following and researching the BI market since 2007, gauging vendors and comparing their tools objectively. He conveys his groundbreaking ideas on BI, Big Data and Data Science during (guest) lectures, among other things. He also regularly gives master classes in BI & AI in Malaysia, Singapore, Paramaribo, New York and South Africa. At the renowned business schools TIAS and EUR, he teaches the subjects Artificial Intelligence & Data Science.

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The BI & Analytics Guide is a journey, meaning tons of detailed information. In my work, I was able to compare ratings for multiple solutions across the same attribute against over 350 attributes. Also included are links to other material on the internet that allow you to go deeper than your favorite search engine results will find. All in a simple web interface. The research capabilies of this guide are many and matched what I needed. The value I got from using the guide is that it brought me to a conclusion I was not expecting.

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