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WEBINAR: Use Forrester's 10-Step Methodology For Shortlisting BI Vendors

February 24, 2016

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Business intelligence (BI) is a runaway locomotive that keeps picking up speed in terms of enterprise interest, adoption, and spending levels. The result: There are now more than 50 vendors that position themselves as enterprise BI platforms. Their architectures and user interfaces vary, but they support similar use cases. This Webinar walks professionals involved in BI initiatives through the process of deciding which vendors belong on their shortlists of enterprise BI platforms.


  • Discover the various reasons for having multiple enterprise BI platforms.
  • Forrester’s BI vendor shortlisting methodology explained.
  • Don't reinvent the wheel; use Forrester Waves™ to further down-select BI platforms.
  • Living “happily ever after” with multiple BI tools.

Key takeaways:

  • Demystify BI vendor categories.
  • Understand applicable use cases.

Vendors mentioned: 1010data, Adaptive Insights, Advizor Solutions, Alteryx, Antivia, Arcadia Data, arcplan, Attivio, Bime, Birst, Bitam, Board International, BPM-Conseil (Vanilla), Chartio, DataHero, Datawatch, Decisyon, Dell, Dimensional Insight, Domo, Dundas Data Visualization, Exago, GoodData, Hicare, IBM, Incorta, InetSoft Technology, Infor, Information Builders, JReport (Jinfonet Software), Klipfolio, Kofax, Kyvos Insights, Lavastorm Analtyics, Logi Analytics, Looker Data Sciences, Matillion, Microsoft, MicroStrategy, OpenText (formerly Actuate), Oracle, Panorama, Pentaho, Phocas, Platfora, Prognoz, Pyramid Analytics, Qlik, Rocket Software, Rosslyn Analytics, Salesforce, Salient Management, SAP, SAS, Sisense, SpagoBI Labs, Tableau Software, Targit, TIBCO Software, and Yellowfin International.

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