The best Business Intelligence platform

Before starting a Business Intelligence project, or if we have doubts about the tools we are using, we can take a look at Magic Quadrant For Business Intelligence Platforms from Gartner.

In this quadrant Gartner positions the best-known platforms in the market in terms of Ability to execute and Completeness of vision

These are the four resulting portions and providers that fall within each:

+ Ability to execute + Completeness of vision (Leaders)

Business Objects, Cognos, Hyperion, Oracle y SAS

+ Ability to execute - Completeness of vision (Challengers)

SAP, Microsoft e Information Builders

- Ability to execute + Completeness of vision (Visionaires)

Microstrategy y Qlicktech

- Ability to execute - Completeness of vision (Niche players)

Actuate, Applix, Spotfire, Panorama Software y Arcplan


In Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms can see the picture and more details about each vendor and products position.

The Quadrant was published in early 2007, so data provided are from 2006.