Looker and Tableau Acquisitions: What It Means For the BI Industry

The business intelligence (BI) market is changing, including two major acquisitions announced recently. On June 6, 2019, Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. announced that it plans to acquire data visualization platform Looker for $2.6 billion. Then a week later, CRM software company Salesforce revealed that it bought data analytics provider Tableau for $15.7 billion. And […]

Sisense Pricing: Features, Costs and Top Business Intelligence Software Alternatives

Sisense is a robust business intelligence platform that takes credit for being the first app to offer its users a “full-stack” solution; which means, it’s comprised of an integrated database, extract/transform/load (ETL) modality, analytics and visualization tools. Whether through its intuitive drag-and-drop interface or open API, users have the ability to manipulate these tools to […]

Looker vs. Tableau: Pricing and Features Comparison

Looker and Tableau are two of the more popular self-service business intelligence (BI) products on the market that help companies better visualize and understand their data. Product Overviews To summarize each product, here’s some information from our reviews of Looker and Tableau: Looker: Looker Data Platform is a data-discovery platform that helps companies make better business decisions through real-time access to data. […]

BI Industry Monthly Roundup: May

Each month, BI Software Insight will report on the major developments in the business intelligence industry, highlighting the most important news from vendors across the field. This roundup will include purchases, partnerships, investments, and new and updated software releases. Microsoft and SAP Microsoft now has the capability to run SAP applications in their own programs, including […]