Table of contents of the Business Intelligence Tools Survey

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1.Study participants6
2.Study background and set-up7
2.1Is Business Intelligence still relevant?8
2.1.1What’s in a name?8
2.1.2Is it worth the investment?9
2.1.3The four phases of Business Intelligence10
2.2Enterprise Buisness Intelligence products10
2.3Database and packaged products11
2.4Data discovery & visualization products11
2.5Innovative, new and niche products13
3.Motivation for the Business Intelligence study14
3.1How the study was carried out16
4.Graphs per category & ranking24
4.1Infrastructure and Architecture24
4.2Cloud architecture26
4.3Functionality and completeness28
4.4Usability and Visualization30
4.5Mobile Business Intelligence32
4.6Hardware and servers35
4.7Performance Issues & Big Data37
4.8Predictive Analysis (Data Mining)40
4.9Search and Alerting43
4.10Performance Management45
4.11Security and Connectivity47
4.12Self service Business Intelligence50
4.13Collaborative & Social BI51
4.14All Categories52
5.Expert opinion on each Business Intelligence tool54
5.1Enterprise Business Intelligence products55
5.1.1- IBM Cognos 10.2.256
5.1.2- SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1/SP660
5.1.3- Information Builders (IBI) – WebFOCUS 8.0163
5.1.4- SAS Business Analytics 9.4m367
5.1.5- MicroStrategy 1072
5.1.6- Birst 5.1976
5.1.7- Pentaho Business Analytics (HDS) 5.479
5.2Database and Packaged Products82
5.2.1- Oracle BI Enterprise Edition 11.1.1.6 (OBIEE)83
5.2.2- SAP BW 7.4 (powered by HANA)87
5.2.3- Microsoft BI 2015 (Power BI included)91
5.2.4- Oracle Hyperion – System 995
5.3Data Discovery & Visualization 96
5.3.1- Qlik 11.2097
5.3.2- Tableau Software 9100
5.3.3- Board 9.0102
5.4Innovative, new and niche products105
5.4.1- Bizzscore Suite 7.3105
5.4.2- Yellowfin 7.1106
5.4.3- Style Intelligence 12.1109
5.4.4- JasperSoft 6.1113
6.Some comments about Pricing117
7.User opinion & sentiment analysis119
7.1The overall sentiment121
7.2What’s in a name: Analytics or Business Intelligence?122
7.3Career opportunities124
7.4Big Data: buzz or booming?127
7.5Mobile BI sentiment analysis129
8.Conclusions and Recommendations131
8.1Who do you want to use the product?131
8.2What is my existing infrastructure?131
8.3What are the volumes involved?131
8.4What is my budget?132
8.5What is most important for your organization?132
8.6Who do I want to do business with?132
8.7Conclusion132
9.About Passionned Group134
10.Appendices – Only in the Enterprise Edition136
10.1Appendix A1: Infrastructure and architecture137
10.2Appendix A2: Cloud Architecture143
10.3Appendix A3: Core Functionality145
10.4Appendix A4: Usability and visualization152
10.5Appendix A5: Mobile Business Intelligence155
10.6Appendix A6: Performance Issues & Big Data161
10.7Appendix A7: Predictive Analysis (Data Mining)165
10.8Appendix A8: Search and alerting167
10.9Appendix A9: Performance Management169
10.10Appendix A10: Security and connectivity173
10.11Appendix A11: Self service Business Intelligence177
10.12Appendix A12: Collaborative & Social BI180
11Appendix B1: Explanation of Terms & the RFI questionnaire184-210

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