Know the Lingo: 7 BI Buzzwords Explained

By Nicole Hitner, Exago Finding the right business intelligence solution is hard enough without also having to decrypt industry jargon. When different software vendors use the same word to describe different (or worse, slightly different) things, it can get even trickier to find what you’re looking for. To help you get your search off on […]

Pentaho vs. Tableau: Features, Support and Pricing Comparison of Business Intelligence Software

Pentaho and Tableau are two self-service business intelligence (BI) products that help companies better visualize and understand their data to maker better data-driven decisions. Product Overviews To summarize each product, here’s some information from our reviews of Pentaho and Tableau: Pentaho: Pentaho, now part of Hitachi Vantara Corp., distinguishes itself in its unique ability to […]

7 Business Intelligence Software Market Trends for 2Q 2018

With remarkable advancements, business intelligence software solutions continue to gain momentum in the marketplace. Choices are many. Features are myriad. Prices vary. Selection … challenging? So, consider the following three business intelligence trends identified by Gartner, along with four other items of market currency to help you make sound buying decisions when it comes to […]

Why Use Business Intelligence Tools? 10 Strategic Benefits

Business Intelligence (BI) software is a significant investment. You may be thinking: “Why do we need Business Intelligence?” To justify this expense, decision makers need to look at big picture advantages. BI compiles a company’s most essential data so employees can focus on answering crucial questions. Access to data allows for fast decision making and […]