New & Notable
Selecting business intelligence vendors News
October 24, 2018
Tableau unveiled AI and NLP tools intended to improve users' experience with its BI platform by adding smart capabilities to Tableau 2019, now out in a public beta.
October 12, 2018
With Looker 6, users of the BI platform can now access packaged applications that are designed for uses such as web analytics and digital marketing analytics.
August 30, 2018
The latest version of Alteryx's data preparation and analytics software adds new visualization capabilities -- something that beta user Voxx Analytics says was needed.
June 13, 2018
Tableau acquires AI startup Empirical Systems in a plan to provide users with automated data modeling capabilities and enable broader BI and analytics applications.
Selecting business intelligence vendors Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
Elastic is a software company that provides products and services related to Elasticsearch, its distributed enterprise search engine. Continue Reading
Data visualization tools can present information to business users in easy-to-grasp formats. But it isn't a pretty picture if you buy the wrong one. Continue Reading
Co-operative Allegiance Retail Services is deploying a cloud-based big data stack to replace a homegrown system that fell short on analytics power. Continue Reading
Evaluate Selecting business intelligence vendors Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Tableau's new Hyper data engine is designed to boost processing speeds in its BI and data visualization software. Making it work was a complicated process. Continue Reading
Self-service BI software opens the door to wider analytics uses in organizations. This handbook compares top self-service tools and details user deployments. Continue Reading
Tableau, Power BI and Qlik Sense offer similar self-service BI functionality, consultant Rick Sherman says. But he points to some of their strengths and weaknesses. Continue Reading
Manage Selecting business intelligence vendors
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
As self-service BI tools become commonplace, look for subscription pricing models to change according to the cloud, group data usage pricing and how people share their data. Continue Reading
Mike Capone, Qlik's new CEO, discusses recent layoffs and says the company needs to be more aggressive about touting its successes to avoid falling behind in the self-service BI market. Continue Reading
The core products of Tableau and Qlik are starting to resemble each other more as the need for strong data visualization and scalability crystalizes. But differences remain. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Selecting business intelligence vendors Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
BI mobile apps are no longer the next big thing. They should be a key factor in any business's overall information strategy. Continue Reading
Learn about some business intelligence trends that are affecting the BI market and BI industry. Learn about packaged analytics software and agile BI. Continue Reading
Thinking about adding mobile business intelligence (BI) tools to your BI and analytics strategy? Find out where the real value of mobile BI resides and get real-world examples. Continue Reading