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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

July 17, 2012


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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 Forrester's 29-criteria evaluation of ADV vendors, we found that Tableau Software, IBM, Information Builders, SAS, SAP, Tibco Software, and Oracle led the pack due to the breadth of their ADV business intelligence (BI) functionality offerings. Microsoft, MicroStrategy, Actuate, QlikTech, Panorama Software, SpagoBI, Jaspersoft, and Pentaho were close on the heels of the Leaders, also offering solid functionality to enable business users to effectively visualize and analyze their enterprise data.

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Table of Contents

  • ADV Is A Critical Component Of Business Intelligence
  • How Is ADV Different From Earlier Generations Of Data Visualization?
  • Evaluate ADV Platforms' Functional And Technical Capabilities
  • ADV Platforms Evaluation Overview
  • The World Is No Longer Flat — ADV Options Are Broad And Deep
  • Vendor Profiles
  • Supplemental Material

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