Business Intelligence

Forrester defines the business intelligence (BI) market as a set of methodologies, processes, architectures, and technologies that leverage the output of information management processes for analysis, reporting, performance management, and information delivery. Research coverage includes executive dashboards as well as query and reporting tools.

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  • Business Intelligence
  • Forrester Wave
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2013

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 72-criteria evaluation of enterprise business intelligence (BI) platform vendors, we identified the 11 most significant software providers — Actuate, IBM, Information Builders,...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Business Intelligence Service Providers In Asia Pacific, Q4 2013

    The Eight Global Market Leaders With Strong Regional Delivery Capabilities

    Business decision-makers in Asia Pacific (AP) are increasingly aware of the importance of business intelligence (BI) and broader analytics to business strategy and execution. However, lack of...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Smart Process Applications, Q2 2013

    The 12 Smart Process App Vendors That Matter Most Today And How They Stack Up

    Smart process applications are a new and emerging category of applications designed to help CIOs and their firms improve the effectiveness of their human-centric business activities. But finding the...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions, Q1 2013

    Predictive analytics enables firms to reduce risks, make intelligent decisions, and create differentiated, more personal customer experiences. But predictive analytics is hard to do without the right...

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  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Customer Analytics Solutions, Q4 2012

    How Six Vendors Stack Up In A Mature Yet Changing Market

    In Forrester's 70-criteria evaluation of customer analytics vendors, we identified the six most significant software providers — Angoss Software, FICO, IBM, KXEN, Pitney Bowes, and SAS —...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Business Intelligence Services Providers, Q4 2012

    The 12 Market Leaders That Deserve To Be On Most Shortlists

    In the past few years, the business intelligence (BI) services market has evolved significantly: advisory and management consulting firms have beefed up their implementation capabilities, while...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Advanced Data Visualization (ADV) Platforms, Q3 2012

    Seven Leaders, Six Strong Performers, And Two Contenders Compete For Share Of The ADV Market

    Enterprises find advanced data visualization (ADV) platforms to be essential tools that enable them to monitor business, find patterns, and take action to avoid threats and snatch opportunities. In...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Self-Service Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2012

    Six Leaders And Six Strong Performers Compete For A Share Of The End User BI Market

    In Forrester's 31-criteria evaluation of self-service business intelligence (BI) vendors, we found that IBM, Microsoft, SAP, SAS, Tibco Software, and MicroStrategy led the pack due to the breadth of...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehousing Platforms, Q1 2011

    Teradata, Oracle, Sybase (SAP), IBM, SAP, EMC Greenplum, Netezza (IBM), and Microsoft Lead, With Vertica Systems As A Strong Performer

    In Forrester's 56-criteria evaluation of enterprise data warehousing (EDW) platform vendors, we found the EDW market increasingly competitive, as illustrated by tighter clustering of top vendors....

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2010

    IBM Cognos, SAP BusinessObjects, and Oracle Lead, With Information Builders, SAS, Microsoft, and MicroStrategy Close Behind

    In Forrester's 145-criteria evaluation of enterprise business intelligence (BI) platform vendors, we found that IBM Cognos, SAP BusinessObjects, Oracle, Information Builders , SAS, Microsoft, and...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Open Source Business Intelligence (BI), Q3 2010

    Actuate BIRT Leads, With Jaspersoft Enterprise, SpagoBI, Pentaho Enterprise, And Pentaho Community Close Behind

    Comparing open source BI technologies is often an apples-to-oranges comparison: 1) not all vendors include the same functionality in the free community versions of the software versus commercial open...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Predictive Analytics And Data Mining Solutions, Q1 2010

    SAS, SPSS/IBM, KXEN, Oracle, And Portrait Software Lead, With Others Innovating

    In Forrester's 53-criteria evaluation of predictive analytics and data mining (PA/DM) vendors, we found that SAS Institute, SPSS (evaluated separately from new parent IBM's other PA/DM offerings),...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2008

    In Forrester's 151-criteria evaluation of enterprise business intelligence (BI) platform vendors, we found that IBM Cognos and SAP Business Objects maintain their leadership positions, while Oracle...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: BI Reporting And Analysis Platforms, Q1 2006

    Business Objects And Cognos Lead In Our Product Evaluation

    Forrester evaluated 10 leading business intelligence (BI), database, and application vendors across 92 criteria and found Business Objects has established early BI platform leadership, followed by...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Information Quality Software, Q1 2006

    Trillium Software, Firstlogic, And IBM Lead In Our Product Evaluation

    In this Forrester Wave™, we evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of top information quality software vendors across 53 criteria. Dirty data is both common and costly, but it is also...

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