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Wyn Enterprise provides BI reporting, interactive dashboards, scheduling, and distribution tools within any internal or commercial app. Learn more about Wyn Enterprise
Wyn Enterprise is a seamless embedded business intelligence platform that provides BI reporting, interactive dashboards, data monitoring, localization support, scheduling, and distribution tools within any internal or commercial app. With easy-to-use designers, designed for self-service BI, Wyn offers limitless visual data exploration, allowing the everyday user to become data-driven while revealing trends and telling the story behind the data. And no user fees, means limitless growth. Learn more about Wyn Enterprise

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Grow makes it simple for companies to connect their data and surface insights so everyone can make data-driven decisions. Learn more about Grow
Grow is a no-code, full-stack business intelligence (BI) platform that empowers everyone in your organization to make data-driven decisions. By combining ETL, data warehousing and visualization in one easy-to-use platform, any organization can connect and explore its data to surface insights. Our unlimited-user license model provides a single source of truth for your company, giving everyone access to the answers they need. Learn more about Grow

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Data from 500+ platforms automatically made business-ready. Fully harmonized, always accessible, and can be sent to any destination. Learn more about Funnel
Funnel is the marketing data platform that helps you understand how your marketing is performing. It gives you data that is clean, accurate, and always up to date – business-ready data that makes sense. Our mission is to help marketers like you to become more data-driven. Funnel has helped more than 1000 customers to grow their business – including digital leaders like Home Depot, Havas Media, and Samsung. Learn more about Funnel

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An online reporting and business intelligence service that helps you get new insights on your business information. Learn more about Zoho Analytics
A self-service business intelligence and analytics platform that helps you get new insights on your business information. It allows you to easily create and share powerful, ad hoc reports in minutes with no IT help. Data can be imported from applications and databases, even behind firewalls. Zoho Analytics also includes Zoho DataPrep which connect, model, cleanse, transform, and enrich data for analytics. Learn more about Zoho Analytics

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Toucan is a cloud-based, guided analytics platform built to reduce the complexity of bringing insights from data to business users. Learn more about Toucan
Toucan is a cloud-based, guided analytics platform with one goal in mind: reduce the complexity of bringing insights from data to business users. The Toucan team has worked from day one to make every experience on the platform simple, fast, and understandable even for complex tasks. As a result, Toucan sees the highest user adoption in the industry at 90%. Toucan is designed for business leaders and business analysts who need to make decisions quickly and on any device. Learn more about Toucan

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Cluvio is a modern powerful SQL and R-based cloud BI platform that allows creating and sharing beautiful interactive dashboards. Learn more about Cluvio
Cluvio is a modern BI platform that lets you run SQL queries against your database, process data in R, visualize the results, and create beautiful, interactive dashboards in minutes. With pricing optimized for startups and small companies, it is easy and cost-effective to share insights with everyone in your company or your customers. Cluvio also supports powerful embedding that allows you to add analytical features easily to any website or web application. Learn more about Cluvio

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Web-based BI application for dashboards, visual analytics, production reporting and data mashups Learn more about Style Intelligence
Web-based BI application for dashboards, visual analytics, production reporting and data mashups. The application is easy to install and use. It is flexible in its data access options and ability to adapt to changing requirements. A powerful and flexible data mashup engine permits data combination and transformations that otherwise would require additional data warehouse investment. Learn more about Style Intelligence

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Qrvey is an all-in-one business analytics platform for embedded and distributed use cases that moves beyond visualizations using AWS. Learn more about Qrvey
Qrvey simplifies analytics on AWS with an all-in-one platform that lets companies move beyond just visualizations and include your entire data pipeline. It integrates data collection, transformation, analysis, automation and machine learning using a serverless, microservices-based architecture that's highly flexible, scalable and cost-efficient. Qrvey was built for modern data needs and accepts semi- and unstructured dark data sources. It's perfect for embedded and distributed use cases. Learn more about Qrvey

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Bitrix24 #1 free total business management and BI suite used by 8 million companies. CRM, tasks, projects, documents, email, more. Learn more about Bitrix24
Bitrix24 is total business management and business intelligence software that's 100% free. You get over 35 free tools, like CRM, tasks, document management, project management, time management, business process automation, invoicing, collaboration, absence management, email marketing, virtual PBX, shared calendars, company directory, HRMS and much more. Available in cloud and as software that you can install on your own server, it's ready to be used in less than 30 seconds. Learn more about Bitrix24

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Workforce Analytics for the Modern Workplace Understand how your team works – from everywhere! Empower your people, hone healthy work Learn more about ActivTrak
ActivTrak’s workforce analytics provide predictive insights that help leaders, managers, and employees build trust, deepen engagement and boost productivity in the modern, hybrid workplace. This work is supported by the ActivTrak Productivity Lab, a global center for ground-breaking research and expertise that leverages data sourced from more than 9,000 customers and over 550,000 users. Learn more about ActivTrak

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ClicData is an end-to-end, 100% cloud-based BI platform offering native data integrations, data management, and visualization tools. Learn more about ClicData
ClicData is the first 100% cloud-based Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing software that responds to all data analytics requirements. With ClicData, any team can make smarter decisions faster based on up-to-date data. Connect, store, transform, merge, combine, automate, and visualize all your business data in a single place. A solution that's easy-to-use, easy-to-embed, accessible on any device, from anywhere. Learn more about ClicData

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Monitor the health of your business with visitor intelligence tools that help you uncover why website visitors aren’t converting. Learn more about Lucky Orange
Powerful visitor intelligence software for businesses that depend on their websites for revenue and lead generation. Lucky Orange’s conversion rate optimization software helps you discover barriers that keep people from making a purchase or requesting more information. Our customizable dashboards allow you to quickly assess the online health of your business and to dive deeper to study visitor behavior first hand. Learn more about Lucky Orange

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Reporting and monitoring platform for Online Marketers for customized and automated reporting. Learn more about Swydo
Reporting and monitoring platform for Online Marketers for customized and automated reporting. Use Swydo multiple integrations like Google Ads, Google Analytics, Facebook Ads and more, to build comprehensive reports and dashboards. Build your own custom integration with any third party data source, or upload your csv files to Google Sheets and pull that data into Swydo. Learn more about Swydo

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Heap is the only solution that shows you every action by every user on your product or site, then gives insight on what to fix and how. Learn more about Heap
Quickly improve conversion, retention, and customer delight with Heap, the only digital insights platform that gives you complete understanding of your customers’ full digital journeys. See every action by every user on your product or site, then receive direction on the improvements that will most impact your business. Unlock the full potential of your data with over 100 integrations to advance analysis. Don't rely on gut instinct—enable your team to become data-driven with Heap. Learn more about Heap

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ClearPoint automates business processes and OKR reporting, bringing data together from all sources to support strategic plan execution. Learn more about ClearPoint Strategy
Make your business performance management and OKR reporting easier, faster, and more visible across all your teams with ClearPoint, the world’s first integrated strategy reporting system. ClearPoint brings together data from all sources and makes it easy for you to manage objectives, measures, initiatives, and action items in one place. We make strategy reporting simple and efficient, saving you time and providing the clarity needed to focus on strategy execution. Learn more about ClearPoint Strategy

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Monitor all your competitors' marketing strategy in one place. Takes only 5 minutes a week to know your competitors' marketing moves Learn more about Competitors App
Monitor all your competitors' marketing strategy in one place. Takes only 5 minutes a week to know your competitors' marketing moves. You will read the emails we send you every time a competitor is taking a significant action. Competitors App monitors all marketing channels: - Trial Emails & Newsletter - Blog & Social Media - Website changes & SEO - Keywords & Ads Monitor competitors change on our website and in your email. Pricing: Flexible and affordable Learn more about Competitors App

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Dataddo is a data integration platform that lets users get data to wherever it needs to go - dashboards, warehouses, or business apps. Learn more about Dataddo
Dataddo is a no-code data integration platform that offers 3 main products: - Data to Dashboards: Send data from apps to dashboarding tools. (Free version available) - Data Anywhere: Send data from apps to warehouses and dashboards, between warehouses, and from warehouses into apps. - Headless Data Integration: Build your own data product on top of the unified Dataddo API. From first login to complete, automated pipelines, get your data flowing from sources to destinations in just a few clicks. Learn more about Dataddo

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Analytics Built Simple and Fast Learn more about Reveal
Reveal embedded analytics enables organizations to make quicker and data-driven decisions. Built with the end-user in mind first, Reveal includes robust dashboards, interactive data visualizations, self-service and white label capabilities, advanced and predictive analytics, including machine learning, forecasting, statistical functions, drill down, dashboard linking, dashboard blending, data blending, in-context editing, and native SDK. Learn more about Reveal

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A platform to monitor and control your paid advertising from 600+ ad channels under a single dashboard. Learn more about Adriel
Adriel is the Ad Operations (AdOps) platform of choice for leading brands and agencies around the world. We help businesses make effective decisions faster without manually collecting, processing, and managing data. To date, we’ve assisted over 6,000 enterprises automate data aggregation, mitigate marketing campaign risks, and discover insights. Adriel helps you make more time for what truly matters - whether that’s productivity, strategy, or simply life. Learn more about Adriel

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KNOWAGE is the open source analytics and business intelligence suite. Learn more about Knowage
KNOWAGE is the open source analytics and business intelligence suite that allows to combine traditional data and big/cloud data sources into valuable and meaningful information. KNOWAGE allows advanced analysis and customized views on data in complete autonomy. KNOWAGE is a solution that can be leveraged by different types of users: from decision-makers who need clear, precise and timely information, to data scientists who work for incremental cycles of hypothesis and verification. Learn more about Knowage

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Visualize your data on and across your different data sources with Easy Insight's SaaS business intelligence. Learn more about Easy Insight
Easy insight helps you visualize your business's data through beautiful dashboards. Connect to a wide range of SaaS services and get immediate results. Create custom reports and dashboards with easy drag and drop. Clean dirty data right from your reports to ensure accurate information. Combine your different connections into a dashboard with a single view of your business. Create, update, integrate, and delete data right from reports. Learn more about Easy Insight

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Retail Choreography Software Suite with solutions for Appointment Scheduling, Queue management, task management and event bookings. Learn more about Qudini Suite
Retail Choreography Software Suite with solutions that help retail banks, retailers and telecoms brands to increase profitability and brand relevance through solutions for: Appointment Scheduling Software Waitline/Queue Management System Event Management Software Click and Collect Order Pickup Task Management Software Learn more about Qudini Suite

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Subscription Billing, usage rating, mediation, and billing solutions for M2M/IoT, Telecom, and Enterprise service providers globally. Learn more about LogiSense Billing
LogiSense is a cloud-based billing platform, built to allow businesses to offer customers myriad usage and subscription options. This subscription-based billing and real-time usage rating solution allows companies to modify products and services and improve operational efficiency, as well as to adjust and capitalize on changes within their industry. LogiSense is an API-first platform based on a microservices architecture at scale, exposed via a transactional RESTful API interface. Learn more about LogiSense Billing

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Voiro builds monetisation infrastructure for advertising and subscription-based businesses. Learn more about Voiro
Voiro builds the technology you need to drive your business, so that you don’t have to. We simplify work for media sales, operations and finance teams, making them more efficient and productive. We enable faster and better decisions across your teams, with a razor sharp focus on data. And we draw sharp insights from your revenue data, empowering teams to manage their risk, find new revenue opportunities and build stronger, higher-performing businesses. Learn more about Voiro

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Collective[i]'s business intelligence tools use AI and neural network technology to help enterprise sales teams perform their best. Learn more about Collective[i]
Collective[i] is the world's first network designed to superpower sales.Our neural network leverages AI to automate CRM data entry and forecasting, produce data-driven insights, and connect the right people to accelerate revenue growth, ensuring that seller and buyer activities are aligned. Learn more about Collective[i]

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With Subscript, finance leaders can strategically guide their businesses by uncovering insights hidden in their subscription metrics. Learn more about Subscript
With Subscript, finance leaders can strategically guide their businesses by uncovering insights hidden in their subscription metrics. You'll have all of your B2B SaaS metrics available instantly and accurately in a robust platform, and you'll be able to slice and dice those metrics by any attribute you can imagine. Want to see NDR by customer segment? 3 clicks. Want to know which customer segments are most likely to upsell? 3 clicks. You can finally wave goodbye to your ARR spreadsheet. Learn more about Subscript

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Business analytics and intelligence platform that gives enterprise users access to any data, anywhere and anytime. Learn more about Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform
Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform helps businesses make better decisions faster with less effort. It's a complete data preparation and analytics platform built for enterprise environments that delivers instant access to any data without the need to move it before users can analyze it. Learn more about Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform

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Cascade is a no-code data transformation platform that enables users to develop interactive apps in order to process live data. Learn more about Cascade
Cascade is a no-code data transformation platform that enables users to develop interactive apps in order to process live data. Learn more about Cascade

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Connect your Tableau and Power BI to Subject Areas and Reports in minutes. Learn more about BI Connector
Connect your Tableau and Power BI to Subject Areas and Reports in minutes. Learn more about BI Connector

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Semrush is a leading online visibility management software-as-a-service platform.
With over 55 products, tools and add-ons across online visibility management, including tools for search, content, social media and market research, data for more than 142 countries, seamless integration with Google and task management platforms, Semrush is a critical solution for all companies who are serious about online presence. Semrush in numbers: over 800 million unique domains monitored for 142 geo databases; over 43 trillion backlinks; 21 billion keywords; over 10 million users. Learn more about Semrush

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Tableau helps people and organizations become more data-driven as the trusted leader in analytics. Learn More!
Tableau helps people transform data into actionable insights that make an impact. Easily connect to data stored anywhere, in any format. Quickly perform ad hoc analyses that reveal hidden opportunitie s. Drag and drop to create interactive dashboards with advanced visual analytics. Then share your work with anyone and make an impact on your business. From global enterprises to early-stage startups and small businesses, people everywhere use Tableau to see and understand their data. Learn More! Learn more about Tableau

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Database and analysis offering for rapidly delivering the next generation of scalable e-commerce & line-of-business solutions.
Database and analysis offering for rapidly delivering the next generation of scalable e-commerce & line-of-business solutions. Learn more about Microsoft SQL Server

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A suite of business intelligence and analytics with reporting, data preparation, visualization, and analytics tools.
A suite of business intelligence and analytics with reporting, data preparation, visualization, and analytics tools. Learn more about Microsoft Power BI

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NetSuite analytics and business intelligence capabilities provide the data and insights businesses need to make better decisions.
NetSuite cloud business management solution centralizes all financial and operational data across a company to provide the business intelligence and reporting needed to improve decision-making. SuiteAnalytics pre-built, customizable reports and workbooks, role-based dashboards, and KPIs deliver the data needed to help run your business while, NetSuite Analytics Warehouse consolidates NetSuite and non-NetSuite data to help gain even deeper insights into issues, trends and opportunities. Learn more about NetSuite

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Project-based solution for PS firms that combines project accounting, resource management, project mgmt, time/expense and client mgt.
Deltek Vision is a project-based solution for professional services firms that combines project accounting, resource management, project management, time/expense management, and client management in one product. Deltek Vision is a web-based solution available for cloud or on-premises deployment. Learn more about Deltek Vision

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At UKG, our purpose is people. Our love for all things HR and workforce management is matched only by our people-centered culture.
UKG Pro delivers unique, culture-driven solutions for midsize to large enterprise companies to support their people through the major and everyday moments they experience while a part of your organization. From paying your people to supporting them, connecting to developing them, and everything in between, UKG Pro is the powerful HCM suite you need to grow and champion meaningful experiences for your people across the globe. Learn more about UKG Pro

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Web, on-prem and mobile solutions to help businesses with mapping, data management, predictive modeling, geocoding and more.
Integrated collection of GIS software products; ArcGIS offers unique capabilities and flexible licensing for applying location-based analytics to your business practices. Gain greater insights using contextual tools to visualize and analyze your data. Collaborate and share via maps, apps, dashboards and reports. Learn more about ArcGIS

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Sisense delivers rapid, full-scale analytics on large and scattered datasets and allows for easy exploration of complex data.
Sisense is the only business intelligence software that makes it easy for users to prepare, analyze and visualize complex data. Sisense provides an end-to-end solution for tackling growing data sets from multiple sources, that comes out-of-the-box with the ability to crunch terabytes of data and support thousands of users--all on a single commodity server. Sisense has already won over the hearts of some of the worlds leading, most data-intensive companies, including eBay, Henry Schein, NASA Learn more about Sisense

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#1 Cloud-Native Financial Management System. Achieve real-time visibility, drive efficiency through automation, & grow with confidence.
Sage Intacct’s cloud-native financial management system automates financial processes and captures data in real time so you can make agile data-driven decisions. Transform your business strategy with trusted insights from a partner who thrives off of automation. AI fuels our ability to continuously monitor transactions, automate routine tasks, and even make recommendations. These features are seamless, working in the background while you focus on what matters most—driving your business forward. Learn more about Sage Intacct

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Boomi quickly and easily unites everything in your digital ecosystem so you can achieve better business outcomes, faster.
Boomi's intelligent, flexible and scalable platform quickly and easily unites everything and everyone in your digital ecosystem across channels, devices, and platforms. With our cloud-native platform, getting started is easy just log in and go and you can scale it reliably and securely. Its sophisticated capabilities combined with an intuitive interface, built-in intelligence and insights from the Boomi community empower both IT and business users to get more done in less time. Learn more about Boomi

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Qlik Sense is a business intelligence (BI) and visual analytics platform that helps global enterprises move faster and work smarter.
Qlik Sense is world-class business intelligence software that helps global enterprises move faster, work smarter and put modern analytics in everyone's hands. Easily combine, load, visualize, and explore data, no matter how large (or small). Create and share powerful, interactive dashboards in a governable environment. Get unmatched performance and scalability on enterprise SaaS, your cloud of choice, or on-premises. Accelerate your path to business value with the most complete BI platform. Learn more about Qlik Sense

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The modern BI platform that works seamlessly with your existing technology.
Build a modern business, driven by data. Connect to any data source to bring your data together into one unified view, then make analytics available to drive insight-based actions—all while maintainin g security and control. Learn more about Domo

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Google Data Studio provides data dashboarding and visualization tools. It provides interactive dashboards and engaging reports.
Google Data Studio provides data dashboarding and visualization tools. It provides interactive dashboards and engaging reports that support business decision-making. Data from various sources, including spreadsheets and other Google solutions, can be united in one place. With Google Data Studio, data can be transformed into easy-to-read reports and metrics. Users can then share reports across their team and organization. Learn more about Google Data Studio

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Business budgeting software that provides a company with the financial and operational information it needs to make better decisions.
Elevate your budgeting, planning, and modeling with enterprise planning software. Familiar Excel-like sheets streamline the planning process and allow you to drill down into cell values in order to extract and share strategic insights. Configurable options and the ability to create custom calculations within your model give you the flexibility to adapt as your business grows and changes. Workday Adaptive Planning is positioned as a Leader in Gartner's 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud FP&A Solutions Learn more about Workday Adaptive Planning

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Analytics platform to connect to all your data sources and build and distribute highly customizable dashboards and reports.
Klipfolio is a powerful analytics and BI platform used by thousands of businesses to make better decisions. Connect to any data source and centralize all of your data in one place. Visualize, explore and distribute the data the way you need it. Build highly customizable dashboards and reports and use a broad range of distribution features to share data with your team or clients. Klipfolio serves a broad range of analytics needs. Learn more about Klipfolio

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Application to help you optimize business performance by connecting people, information, and businesses across business networks.
Application to help you optimize business performance by connecting people, information, and businesses across business networks. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence comprises a number of reporting and analysis applications that all have their own identity, purpose and function. Users can utilize the exploration tool to search through large volumes of data and make unique visualizations of their findings. Learn more about SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

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A Unified Marketing Platform Powered by Data and Driven by Automated Intelligence
The TapClicks Smart Marketing Cloud provides end-to-end business intelligence capabilities that include SEO, social and PPC reporting, automated order entry, set up and approval workflows, marketing performance analysis and the creation of interactive visual reports and presentations. TapClicks integrates more than 250 data sources via its Connector Marketplace to provide marketers with the ability to analyze data from the most popular marketing and advertising tools used in the industry today. Learn more about TapClicks

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Drive accountability into your sales group and productivity into your work-flow with business mapping software - easy and affordable.
MapBusinessOnline.com - Standard & Pro. Visualize customers and prospects against an accurate map. Sales territory management tool - supports hierarchical territories. The perfect compliment to your CRM system. Easily import data from Salesforce.com, Dynamics CRM, or Excel. Map-based market analysis with advanced drive time and drive distance queries. Add custom business maps to your presentations and reports. FREE TRIAL!. Pro provides drive time analysis across many points. Business listings. Learn more about MapBusinessOnline

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Databox is a business analytics platform that pulls all of your data into one place so you can track performance and discover insights.
Databox is a business analytics platform that pulls all of your data into one place so you can track performance and discover insights in real-time. Mix and match data from different sources in one dashboard to get a more complete view of your performance at a glance. Databox offers dozens of one-click integrations with sources like Google Analytics, Salesforce, HubSpot, Mixpanel, Facebook, Shopify, and more. With a simple drag-and-drop designer, creating strong dashboards is easier than ever. Learn more about Databox

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Trusted by 92 of the fortune 100, Splunk helps you investigate, monitor, analyze, and act on all of your organizations data.
Trusted by 92 of the fortune 100, Splunk is a customizable data analytics platform that empowers you to investigate, monitor, analyze and act. From IT to security to business operations, Splunk is the data-to-everything platform that enables you to take action in real-time. With Splunk, you can predict and prevent IT problems, streamline your entire security stack, minimize unplanned downtime, and explore and visualize business processes for increased transparency all in one platform. Learn more about Splunk Enterprise

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Business Intelligence Software Buyers Guide

Introduction

Business intelligence tools, or BI tools for short, are designed to assist companies with the gathering of important data from a variety of internal and external sources, including performance metrics and operational information. From there, Canadian business leaders can access, analyze, and share the information with a view to gaining useful insights. Ultimately, a business intelligence platform can help Canadian businesses to improve their strategies, decision-making and overall business outcomes.

A key function within business intelligence software tools is the ability to run queries that can analyze and draw meaning from business data. Business intelligence reporting provides data that may be in a variety of formats and may come from a number of different locations, with some of the most common examples including sales data, operations data, customer data, employee data, and financial information. This data and the analysis of it can then be presented in different formats, assisting with data visualization.

One of the key benefits of business intelligence systems for Canadian organizations is BI analytics and its ability to provide business leaders with a holistic view of company operations, factoring in historical data and current performance data while using it to generate insights and forecasts about the future. Using a business intelligence dashboard can empower Canadian businesses to think more strategically, improve stability, identify opportunities, improve relationships with customers, and compete more effectively with other businesses.

The vast amounts of data that can be collected and analyzed by BI analytics software means these solutions are often categorized alongside big data software and data visualization tools. With that being said, applications of this kind also share features and functionality with other packages, including business performance management software and reporting software too.

Different options on the market may focus on slightly different areas of business intelligence, such as reporting or analytics, but many business intelligence solutions will be fairly comprehensive in nature, and this means they may be able to replace the aforementioned products or services. Although the features and their quality can vary, there are a number of core features that are found in most solutions in this category and which may be considered defining features. Generally speaking, business leaders making use of BI software will be able to:

  • Continually track business statistics, performance data, and other important information
  • Store, access, and analyze internal and external data to gain insights and assess performance
  • Take advantage of data visualization features, such as graphs, charts, and interactive dashboards
  • Run advanced data analytics, allowing for the use of predictive modelling and data mining

What are business intelligence tools?

Business intelligence tools, or BI tools, are designed to allow companies and their management to gain valuable insights into the state of business operations and wider business performance. The software solutions in this category can be used to gather and manage data from a variety of sources, both internal and external, and then analyze that data, with the aim of gaining a better perspective on the present state of play, as well as what the future may bring.

A good way to get to grips with the various uses of BI tools is to first ask: what is business intelligence? Essentially, it refers to the various techniques, strategies and tools that businesses and their employees use to analyze company information and improve decision-making. With this in mind, business intelligence solutions offer a variety of features that allow companies to access, analyze, and extract data, such as financial details, customer data, and employee data.

Once data has been gathered, the software can process and analyze it, in order to identify trends and draw conclusions. Data can be displayed in easy-to-understand formats, and data visualization is a key feature in most products within this category. When Canadian businesses make intelligent use of BI solutions, they can start to make more intelligent decisions, implement new strategies, gain a crucial competitive edge, and have a better understanding of any shortcomings.

In many cases, information is gathered and analyzed in real-time, offering excellent efficiency.

What are the benefits of business intelligence software?

The benefits of business intelligence tools are numerous but tend to centre around ideas of making data easier to understand and analyzing data to find underlying trends that may otherwise be missed. In general, a crucial component of business intelligence is the use of both internal and external data sources in order to provide a rounded picture of business operations and performance. With that being said, some of the more specific benefits associated with purchasing and using BI tools are explored in greater detail below:

  • Offers a clear picture: one of the main reasons why businesses invest in BI tools is because they allow companies to gain a much more complete picture of the current state of their business and their operations, as well as forecasts for the future. Through a combination of techniques like predictive data analytics, data mining, benchmarking, and reporting, it becomes easier to make informed, evidence-based decisions and implement the strategies that are most beneficial and most likely to be successful. A good way to think about business intelligence is as a way of making sense of the current state of play, so that action plans can be created for the future.
  • Makes data easier to understand: modern businesses collect and store vast amounts of data from a variety of different sources. Manually processing and analyzing this data can be a time-consuming process, as can presenting it to stakeholders. Business intelligence programs offer a number of tools for making data easier to understand in general, with data visualization being one of the key features. When business leaders have access to important data, find it easy to understand, and start to have a more complete sense of the current state of play, it becomes much easier to turn that data into actionable insights and create realistic plans.
  • Continually monitors performance: another major benefit attached to the use of BI solutions is linked to their ability to help organizations to continually monitor performance. This means that drops in performance can be detected in real-time and appropriate responses can be formulated. With many solutions on the market, alerts can also be set up and linked to key performance indicators (KPIs). So, as an example, it would be possible to set up the software so that it automatically sends an alert if sales, revenue, or productivity drop below a certain level.
  • Improves data analytics: business intelligence tools allow for the use of several advanced techniques, including predictive analytics, which aims to forecast future events and help businesses to create more accurate forecasts. This can often be taken further through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, which can carry out much of the analytics work without requiring intervention from a human user, making the process much more efficient. This then allows decisions to be made at the best possible moment, boosting the chances of success.

What are the features of business intelligence software?

The features contained within different business intelligence tools on the market can vary substantially, as some packages are more comprehensive than others, and some may focus on a particular area of business intelligence. Nevertheless, almost any business intelligence platform or software solution worth its salt is likely to include some defining features. Many of the core and most common features contained within these programs are explained below:

  • Visual analytics: view data in ways that are easy to understand and interpret, such as graphs, charts, graphics, and interactive interfaces or visual representations. As a concept, visual analytics brings together concepts like data analysis, graphics design and computer science, with the end goal of making complex data more accessible. One of the major plus points connected to visual analytics is the ability to present information in ways that provide genuine clarity. Within business settings, this can be invaluable for presenting reports and results to senior leaders and other stakeholders, while for ordinary employees, it can make working with data much more efficient.
  • Self-service data preparation: store, access, remove, reshape, and otherwise make use of data, even without possessing advanced technical knowledge. A major focus of self-service data preparation is focused on making the process of preparing data for analysis as simple and accessible as possible for everyone. This can be especially advantageous in smaller businesses, where there may be limited IT resources, where the IT department itself may be limited in size, and where the level of expertise within the workforce may not be at the level that would historically have been needed for data preparation purposes. Many business intelligence solutions provide sophisticated tools that are explained in simple language and designed so that almost anyone in an organization can make effective use of the feature.
  • Dashboard: view important information about business operations, company performance, employees, customers, and more, all from an easy-to-use dashboard, presented on a single page. In many BI solutions, the dashboard serves as a central hub for actually accessing data and tracking statistics. It is the location where users can broadly oversee business intelligence efforts and see the status of the business. It can also then be used to access the other areas of the software in order to carry out some of the more specific tasks and use more focused features.
  • Predictive analytics: utilize a range of techniques, including data mining and predictive modelling, with the intention of making forecasts about what the future will look like. This could mean predicting future events or business states, or anticipating rises and falls in customer interest or demand. The basics behind this process are that the software finds trends, patterns, and relationships within historic data and then uses the information to make intelligent assumptions about the future. Some solutions can go further, assigning a probability score to each predicted future event, which can help businesses to gain a better sense of which events are likely, which are certain, and which can be more easily avoided with the right actions and strategies.
  • Key performance indicators: continually monitor the key performance indicators within a business in order to measure the current and historic effectiveness of different processes, procedures and strategies. Analyzing performance is vital for optimizing business operations, and business intelligence tools allow this to be done in real-time, with data coming from a variety of different sources. The BI solution then functions as a central KPI database, with employees from all departments having access to the same up-to-date information. This then makes it much easier to make changes to business strategies and to identify performance-related trends.
  • Collaboration tools: capitalize on a range of features that are specifically designed to assist teamwork and collaborative tasks. Most high-quality BI tools will provide options for sharing files and data with other users, and cloud-based solutions, in particular, can be useful for updating data for everyone in real-time. However, the very best tools will also include built-in communication options too, whether that communication is text-based, video-based, or audio-based. Precise collaboration tools can vary from one solution to the next, depending on the types of businesses they are aimed at, or the specific areas of BI they focus on. Nonetheless, any good solution will provide tools that will make it easier for people to work together.

Using the Capterra software directory, it becomes much easier to identify the best BI tools by narrowing down the available options based on the features they actually contain. This provides a significant head start for those involved in the purchasing process because they can begin their search by only seeing the options that are likely to be suitable. From there, a number of options that include the necessary features can then be easily compared and contrasted, and user feedback can be added to the mix, making a successful purchasing decision more likely.

What should be considered when purchasing business intelligence tools?

When purchasing BI tools, there are a number of things that should be considered, as they can have a significant bearing on what the best available solution will be. A good way to explore some of the key considerations prior to making a purchase is to ask some questions and come up with answers to them. When businesses and their decision-makers do this, it provides a better understanding of what is needed, what is expected, and which features are less important. Some examples of the types of questions that can assist with this process are:

  • What is business intelligence software used for? The starting point for any business making a decision about business intelligence applications is to think carefully about what the software is actually going to be used for. Most options on the market will offer a large amount of features and, in many cases, businesses are not actually going to need all of these. This means that the best overall software package may not necessarily be the best option for an individual business because it may be more comprehensive than is required, or it may not include one feature that is vital to business success. Make a list of the main features that are needed, try to be as specific as possible, and then search for the software package that best suits these requirements.
  • What is the best deployment option for BI tools? In terms of deployment, there are two main options available to businesses: the cloud-based method, which is generally offered by third-parties on a Software as a Service (SaaS) basis, or the on-premises method, which involves installing software on company systems and managing data in-house. The first option tends to be less expensive initially, although there will be a subscription involved. Advantages of cloud-based deployment include improved access from remote locations and continuous backing up of data. Although on-premises deployment has higher start-up costs, it does avoid the ongoing subscription and can provide businesses with a greater sense of control and ownership.
  • What skills are needed for business intelligence? Next, businesses need to think about the skills that are needed to use business intelligence platforms and then consider the skills that exist within their workforce. Some options on the market are designed with user-friendliness at the core, making them accessible to people who do not have high levels of technical knowledge. However, some of the other options may be aimed at more advanced users with an existing knowledge of business intelligence processes and procedures. It is important to consider the skills that exist within the organization and to then select an appropriate solution.
  • Can the software integrate with existing technology? Building an integrated tech stack is often highlighted as one of the biggest tips for small businesses who are looking to successfully purchase new software packages. Put simply, it is important that the different software solutions being used in a business can work alongside one another without any unnecessary friction or compatibility issues. Therefore, businesses should give careful thought to the existing tools they are using, such as analytics software, reporting software, and performance tracking software, and select a BI solution that is compatible.
  • Is remote or mobile access to the software required? Decision-makers also need to consider how and where the software is going to be used because this can have a major bearing on the eventual decision. In particular, the growing popularity of remote working can be an important factor because if employees are going to need remote access to the software, it may boost the case for cloud-based solutions. Beyond this, there may also be a demand for mobile accessibility, even if everyone using the software is going to be based in the office. Some employees may need to move around the workplace and work using tablets or smartphones, and solutions that provide a high level of mobile accessibility can be advantageous in these situations.
  • How much does business intelligence software cost? Finally, the cost of the business intelligence programs in question can have a substantial influence on the final decision. Here, businesses need to think about the initial costs and whether the software can be acquired within budget, but also the longer-term costs too. For instance, some solutions may charge for updates or for access to technical support. Cloud-based options are likely to have a monthly subscription charge connected. Then, businesses also need to ponder the costs associated with training employees to use the software and costs linked to storing and protecting the relevant data.

The most relevant software trends related to business intelligence in Canada are also essential to think about prior to making a purchasing decision. Businesses need to know that they are investing in software that has been created with an underlying awareness of what the major trends are and how they are influencing modern workplaces. Additionally, understanding the emerging trends can help businesses to think about what may be needed in the short, medium and long-term future, and this can then alter the final decision. Some of the most relevant BI software trends include:

  • The growth of cloud technology: In general, cloud technology is experiencing growth as more businesses become comfortable with it and more familiar with its benefits. With regards to BI software, cloud solutions provide the ability to update data for everyone, regardless of where they are located, in real-time. Additionally, cloud solutions can help to keep data secure and safe from threats like accidental deletion, which can be especially important when the data is related to business operations, and these software packages also have compatibility advantages because they tend to be accessible from almost any internet-enabled device with a web browser, regardless of the operating system being used, or the physical location of the user.
  • Increased demand for voice control: One of the more interesting technology trends of recent times has been the increased popularity of voice control. This has been influenced by mobile voice assistants, smart speakers, and other similar forms of technology, but it is also disrupting software more generally. When software uses AI and machine learning, voice recognition has the potential to allow users to issue commands through speech alone, and this can be valuable for businesses for a number of reasons. Firstly, voice control can be used while completing complex work with the hands, which can potentially enhance productivity in some businesses. Secondly, it provides accessibility advantages for employees with disabilities or other health conditions that make typing or using a mouse difficult. However, this needs to be balanced against some of the disadvantages, too, such as the potential for voice commands to be misunderstood, which could lead to errors that might otherwise be avoided.
  • Remote and hybrid work: Although remote working was already starting to take off in many industries, the coronavirus pandemic led to a major breakthrough in 2020, and many businesses have subsequently embraced the idea of allowing employees to work off-site more regularly. This is a trend seen across the globe, and 85% of Canadian employees want to continue working remotely at least in part after the pandemic, according to a Capterra study. Of course, when investing in software, this trend is important to keep in mind because solutions that have been purpose-built to accommodate remote accessibility are likely to be preferable to options that are more rigid.
  • The emergence of data storytelling: BI reporting tools can help to make data analytics more accessible, and another key trend in this area is the emergence of the concept of data storytelling. In essence, this is the process of attaching meaning to hard data and using interactive interfaces and presentations to take people on a journey. Tools that allow for a degree of data storytelling can be particularly useful for conveying complex concepts to stakeholders and for highlighting the urgency of certain action plans.
  • AI and machine learning: The last software trend to be aware of in relation to business intelligence is advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. Software solutions that capitalize on these concepts fully can provide significant benefits for companies, especially when it comes to automating some of the more repetitive tasks. This level of automation may be advantageous in situations where circumstances change, but no employee is available to manually perform data analysis or data preparation tasks. It can also help to identify trends related to business performance more quickly than they may be spotted by human users.

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The features highlighted were identified based on their relevance and the percentage of products in Capterra's directory that offer them. The following sources were used for this document:

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