Business intelligence technology and platforms
- August 02, 2019
From Qlik's acquisition of Podium Data in July 2018 through Salesforce's purchase of Tableau Software in June 2019, the last year in BI has been characterized by a wave of consolidation.
- July 29, 2019
Overshadowed at the time by Salesforce's acquisition of Tableau, a few months later, Google's acquisition of Looker is still seen as a major positive for Looker's users.
- July 25, 2019
In a Q&A, Wayne Eckerson looks at the state of the business intelligence industry, and self-service analytics, and discusses what new innovations excite him about the future.
- July 16, 2019
Through its partnership strategy, ThoughtSpot is adding to its capabilities as a BI software vendor the same way others are improving theirs by mergers and acquisitions.
- July 11, 2019
While some see IBM's BI suite as being too complicated and expensive for citizen data scientists, the company is adding updates to try and attract the modern user.
- July 11, 2019
In this Q&A, analyst Howard Dresner talks about trends in the business intelligence software market, industry consolidation and what excites him about analytics.
- July 02, 2019
Independent business intelligence and analytics vendors Qlik and MicroStrategy update their platforms in a move to stay ahead of their competition.
- June 27, 2019
With its new collection of visualizations about music, Tableau demonstrates how users are using its platform to understand the information behind the music.
- June 24, 2019
With its latest update to Power BI, Microsoft showed its commitment to its business intelligence platform and maintained its position as an industry leader.
- June 21, 2019
Analytics and BI vendor MicroStrategy sells the Voice.com domain name and moves forward with product R&D in a competitive market that is consolidating quickly.
- June 17, 2019
In the wake of Salesforce's acquisition of Tableau, it remains to be seen whether Tableau users will be pushed to the cloud and how Tableau's pace of innovation might be affected.
- June 06, 2019
By acquiring Looker, Google will enhance its analytics and BI capabilities available through Google Cloud, while becoming a formidable force in the enterprise-level BI space.
- May 15, 2019
The Sisense merger with Periscope Data is expected to create a new, combined BI product that will cater to casual business users and advanced data scientists alike.
- January 25, 2019
Qlik's acquisition of CrunchBot, an AI chatbot, aims to help users of its BI software get data easier and underscores a growing enterprise trend: conversational analytics.
- October 30, 2018
Tableau announced a basic certification training exam, adding to its roster of online data literacy courses. Self-service BI rival Qlik also has a big focus on data literacy.