Microsoft Power BI Pricing: Licensing and Ownership Costs

Microsoft Power BI is a cloud-based business intelligence and analytics service that provides a full overview of your most critical data. Connecting to all of your data sources, Power BI simplifies data evaluation and sharing with scalable dashboards, interactive reports, embedded visuals and more. We’ve reviewed Power BI in the past, but this post will […]

QlikView Pricing: Understanding the Costs of Ownership

There’s no question that Qlik is one of the most notable business intelligence (BI) solutions in the market. However, many users have mentioned that deciphering its pricing model can be a bit of a headache. We tried our hand at clearing up the confusion. How Much Does It Cost? As an analytics and data visualization […]

What’s Damming Data Lakes? The State of Data Warehousing and Top Challenges

A data lake is a way of storing a vast amount of data in its natural format. While data warehouses store data in hierarchies, data lakes have a flat architecture. In some ways, data lakes replace data warehouses but are most often used in addition to governed data storage. This 2016 trend has many experts conflicted while others […]

Gartner’s 2016 BI Magic Quadrant: Insights from Tableau, Qlik and Logi

Every year, Gartner assesses the market for business intelligence software. Its annual analysis has become a valuable go-to source for anyone researching this buying space, especially outsiders. With the release of Gartner’s 2016 BI & Analytics Magic Quadrant report, it seems the market is resetting itself in order to reach a common goal: Empower the […]