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Embed self-service business intelligence, interactive dashboards, and distributed reporting with no per-user fees or data limitations. Learn more about Wyn Enterprise
Embed powerful BI inside your own applications. Provide users with an intuitive and easy-to-use BI tool. Wyn's embedded, self-service BI platform allows users to analyze real-time data without leaving the application they use every day. Self-Service Reports and Dashboards Self-service BI and reporting with a flat-fee licensing model (with no per-user fees) allow Wyn Enterprise to have the lowest total cost of ownership for an embeddable BI platform. Learn more about Wyn Enterprise

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SAP Analytics Cloud is the all-in-one cloud platform for business intelligence, planning and predictive analytics. Learn more about SAP Analytics Cloud
SAP Analytics Cloud is a powerful data visualization tool that helps businesses of all sizes do more with data. By transforming static spreadsheets into actionable insights, you can make better fact-based decisions, uncover hidden trends and improve your business performance quickly. SAP Analytics Cloud combines all analytics capabilities - including business intelligence, planning and predictive analytics - in a single cloud-based solution. Learn more about SAP Analytics Cloud

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Dreamdata is a B2B Revenue Attribution Platform that helps you build, repeat and scale success. Learn more about Dreamdata
Dreamdata is a B2B Revenue Attribution Platform that helps you build, repeat and scale success. The platform gathers, joins and cleans all go-to-market data to generate deep insights into your activities and improve decision-making. You can access these analytics in-app or by connecting the data to your preferred third-party BI tools. Learn more about Dreamdata

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MANTA helps enterprises to get end-to-end data lineage including custom SQL code. Learn more about Manta
MANTAs unified lineage platform helps businesses around the world fix the damage done by poor data management and the manual processes surrounding it. MANTA can scan numerous modeling, BI, ETL, and big data tools and programming languages and push the lineage into any third-party governance solution. Learn more about Manta

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Collaborative SQL editor for your team. Easily write queries, visualize data, and share your results. Learn more about PopSQL
PopSQL is a collaborative SQL editing workspace that connects everyone in the data analysis process so teams can obtain better insights by asking the right questions, together. * Get answers faster w/ real-time collaboration, version history, searchable shared queries and folders. * Built-in visualization & sharing lets you go from query to chart to Slack in seconds. * Data Catalog, shared credentials and database connections at your fingertips Learn more about PopSQL

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Move from BI to AI with Pecan Analytics. Pecan is a startup predictive analytics platform. Learn more about Pecan
Move from BI to AI with Pecan Analytics. Pecan is a startup advanced business intelligence platform specializing in predictive modeling. Turn massive amounts of raw data into highly accurate customer lifetime value, retention, conversion rates, mixed media predictive models in days! If you can dashboard it, we can predict it! Learn more about Pecan

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Lumin is an augmented analytics solution that can give answers to complex business queries and provide actionable insights in seconds. Learn more about Fosfor Lumin
Lumin is an augmented analytics product which empowers business users with actionable insights across the spectrum of analytics for better and faster decision making. Lumin enables users to get answers to complex analysis, such as key drivers, diagnostic drill downs and anomalous trends, from any data source in seconds- with expert help or writing code. Learn more about Fosfor Lumin

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Analogyx makes it easy for you to connect, transform, visualize, and analyze your data with meaningful dashboards using low/no Coding! Learn more about Analogyx BI
Analogyx BI allows you to view all of your data in near real-time for comprehensive operational reports and analytics. The built-in, secure data warehouse and user friendly out-of-the-box dashboards will have you making data-driven decisions in a matter of days, giving your users the ability to view and analyze their information when and how they need it from any web-capable device. Learn more about Analogyx BI

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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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Iridium provides law firms with Business Intelligence and financial analytics solutions to improve processes and profitability. Learn more about Iridium BI
Iridium Technology is a global firm specifically focused on business intelligence, profitability, and financial management for legal and professional services firms. Iridium has more than 300 law firm clients globally, ranging from 40 to 2000+ timekeepers. Iridiums mission is to help firms improve processes and maximize profitability. Iridium lives and breathes business intelligence and financial analytics for law firms every hour of every day. To learn more about Iridium Technology, please v Learn more about Iridium BI

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A powerful market research survey analysis & visualization platform for brands to empower teams and get quality insights faster. Learn more about Harmoni
Want quality insights, faster? Harmoni is a powerful platform purpose-built for market research survey analysis and visualization. From data processing and harmonization through to analysis, reporting, visualization, dynamic dashboards, sharing, and data alerts, Harmoni is a real 'data-to-decision-making' solution. Learn more about Harmoni

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Data Spark is a competitive business intelligence solution designed to assist sellers and brands in the Walmart Marketplace. Learn more about Data Spark
Data Spark is a competitive business intelligence solution designed to assist sellers and brands in the Walmart Marketplace. The Walmart marketplace is growing daily and making informed decisions is crucial to growing your business. Data Spark offers everything a seller needs to succeed; gain access to data on keywords, rankings, product listings, sellers, sales estimates, best selling products, category insights, and more. Sign up for Data Spark and improve your position on the Walmart.com Learn more about Data Spark

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AnswerRocket uses natural language processing and AI-driven automation to generate in-depth insights and visualizations in seconds. Learn more about AnswerRocket
AnswerRocket is the AI-powered solution for business analytics. AnswerRocket leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to automate the hard work of business analysis, empowering teams to generate business intelligence and advanced analytics in seconds. Whether you need to ask questions in plain English, create interactive visualizations and dashboards, uncover actionable insights, or automate entire workflows, AnswerRocket has you covered. Learn more about AnswerRocket

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Power BI Connector for Jira allows you to export your Jira data to Power BI and build necessary dashboards with Jira data. Learn more about Power BI Connector for Jira
Power BI Connector for Jira allows you to import easily and quickly any Jira data into Microsoft Power BI, including default fields and custom fields, History, Worklogs, Sprints, 3rd-party apps data, and others. Learn more about Power BI Connector for Jira

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Tableau Connector for Jira enables you to stream all your data from Jira to Tableau. Learn more about Tableau Connector for Jira
Tableau Connector for Jira is anapplication that helps businesses extract and migrate data from JIRA to Tableau for further analysis. Tableau Connector for Jira app available for all Jira platforms - Server, Cloud, Data Center. Learn more about Tableau Connector for Jira

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A Unified Marketing Platform Powered by Data and Driven by Automated Intelligence Learn more about TapClicks
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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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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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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Spruce software is easy to use and completely integrated, helping building suppliers streamline processes and reduce costly errors. Learn more about Spruce
Spruce provides easy-to-use business management software that helps home and building supply businesses improve productivity and control costs. With comprehensive document management, you can focus on growing your business instead of digging through piles of paper. Advanced reporting and analytics help you stay informed and make decisions based on facts. Because Spruce is cloud based, you can access the system from anywhere and rest easy knowing your data is always backed up and protected. Learn more about Spruce

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Easy to use Operational Reporting and BI solution with focus on ERP Applications like Oracle Cloud ERP, EBS, NetSuite ..etc Learn more about Orbit
Easy to use, Real Time Operational and Financial Reporting and Analytics solution that enables end users to develop their own analytics. Offering pre-built integration with several common ERP and Cloud applications such as Oracle Cloud ERP, Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Taleo, NetSuite and Salesforce. Orbit is a superior reporting platform for enterprise data from any application, any data source, and on any device. Learn more about Orbit

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Business intelligence tools designed to help you track the key metrics across different aspects of your business. Learn more about Aphrodite
Aphrodite is an analytics startup that frees you from the data frenzy. Creating financial clarity and business insights, our dashboards help you drive revenue and invest in the right advertising at the right time. As an emerging leader in plug-n-play analytics, Aphrodite plugs into your advertising and e-commerce data to give you visual enterprise analytics that automatically adapt to your setup. We help you make confident, informed decisions to fearlessly push your company forward. Learn more about Aphrodite

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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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Upzelo helps subscription businesses reduce churn and increase retention, through real-time data, customised offers and feedback. Learn more about Upzelo
Upzelo is a business intelligence platform that helps SaaS businesses reduce their churn and improve their subscription retention. Upzelo steps in before cancellation and through customised offers, real time data and better customer feedback it works to help reduce your churn. This allows you to stop wasting your time and money trying to win back lapsed customers. It's time to give retention more attention. Learn more about Upzelo

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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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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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Trusted by 92 of the fortune 100, Splunk helps you investigate, monitor, analyze, and act on all of your organizations data. Learn more about Splunk Enterprise
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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Power My Analytics is a reporting automation tool that enables digital marketers to collect data and integrate metrics where needed. Learn more about Power My Analytics
Power My Analytics is a reporting automation tool that enables digital marketers to collect data from popular advertising, social media, email, shopping, CRM, and other platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft Ads, Twitter, LinkedIn, Mailchimp, Amazon, Shopify, and more, then integrate the metrics they need into their favorite data destinations, including Google Data Studio, Google Analytics, Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel, Google BigQuery, and/or SQL. Learn more about Power My Analytics

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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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Lightweight Bl platform used by thousands of data-led business leaders and their teams to make better decisions with more confidence. Learn more about Klipfolio
Klipfolio is a lightweight, modern BI platform used by thousands of business leaders and their teams to make better decisions with more confidence. Learn more about Klipfolio

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ClicData is a 100% cloud-based platform. Connect and visualize data in one platform to track the derived metrics for your business. 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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Phocas' business intelligence (BI) solution makes it easy to analyze data to stimulate better business decisions. Learn more about Phocas Analytics
Phocas' business intelligence (BI) solution makes it easy to analyze data and present actionable information to help executives, business managers, and purchasing managers make more informed business decisions. A powerful BI solution like Phocas can give organizations the advantage they need to hit goals faster than the competition. Whether you’re looking for better insights, increased profitability, or more accurate sales forecasting, Phocas BI is the tool you need. Learn more about Phocas Analytics

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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 quickly surfaces friction or drop off points in multi-step digital journeys, so teams can make impactful product improvements. Learn more about Heap
Heap helps digital experience owners quickly surface blind spots where users struggle or drop off in multi-step digital journeys, so that product and marketing teams know where to make the most impactful improvements to the digital product or website. Learn more about Heap

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Embedded Self-Service BI & Analytics Designed for OEM Use by Software Companies Learn more about Izenda Business Intelligence
Leading the way in Embedded BI & Ad Hoc Reporting, Izenda delivers a modern self-service analytics solution for all users. Enhance your application by embedding Reports & Dashboards with Izenda's secure and scalable platform. Trusted by 3 million end-users worldwide, Izenda offers low infrastructure and licensing costs to drive business growth and promote data-driven decision making across your organization. Learn more about Izenda Business Intelligence

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Intuitive, no-code data integration platform that enables any user to extract cloud-based data to any other cloud service. Learn more about Dataddo
Dataddo is a no-code data integration platform that enables you to extract your data from any cloud service to any other cloud service, whether it's a dashboarding app, data warehouse, or a CRM tool. Designed with the business user in mind, Dataddo can empower even teams with minimal technical know-how with data engineering capabilities. Our intuitive UI and easy setup process massively reduces deployment time, meaning you can get value from your data within minutes. Learn more about Dataddo

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Panoply is the easiest way to fuel BI and analytics tools with fresh data with code-free data connectors & storage. Learn more about Panoply
Panoply is the easiest way to power your favorite BI tools with analysis-ready data. Code-free connectors and built-in storage make setup a snap, so you can start syncing fresh data in minutes, not months. Key features of the Panoply platform include: -Code-free data integrations for seamless syncing -Automated data warehouse configuration -Connections to all major BI and analytical tools -Industry-leading support available 24/7 Learn more about Panoply

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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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Comparable to Adaptive Planning at 15% of the price. Modern financial planning software that is Excel and Google Sheets friendly. Learn more about OnPlan
Best suited for companies with 25-500 employees, and revenue from $1m to $100M across all industries. Features comparable to Adaptive Planning at 15% of the price. Onboard in days rather than months. OnPlan integrates with your key operational and financial data such as Quickbooks, Intacct, NetSuite, Salesforce, Hubspot and more. Powerful what-if scenario planning and budget vs. actual (BVA) capabilities give you the flexibility to screen opportunities and threats as your business grows. Learn more about OnPlan

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ZE provides commodity, energy, and other market data management, analytics, curve, and integration solution with access to market data. Learn more about ZEMA
ZE is the developer of ZEMA, a market data management platform for data aggregation, validation, modeling, automation, and integration. By providing unrivaled data collection, analytics, curve management, and integration capabilities, ZEMA offers robust data solutions for clients in different industries including commodity and energy markets. ZEMA is available on-premise, as a cloud solution via the award-winning ZE Cloud, Software as a Service, or Data-as-a-Service. Learn more about ZEMA

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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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A metrics & analytics solution for effective DevOps Value Stream Metrics that empowers teams to deliver software better. Learn more about Plandek
Plandek is a leading metrics & analytics solution for businesses that deliver software in all industries. By providing an end-to-end view of the software delivery process, it allows engineering teams to become significantly more effective. By introducing Plandek DevOps Value Stream Metrics, organisations can improve delivery effectiveness, and ultimately build software better. Learn more about Plandek

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The Premium data source Large Enterprises trust, daily fueling over 150 world Leading Retailers, Brands & Fortune 500 firms. Learn more about tgndata
TGNDATA is a dedicated Premium Data Services firm, focused on Enterprises and SMEs whose large product assortments and multinational presence, requires High Volume & Quality data. TGNDATA's long experience in Premium Price Intelligence in such volume needs is the reason it is trusted by Fortune 2000 firms, recognized Retailers & powerful Brands in 25 countries, which use those data within top CPQ, Dynamic Pricing & BI solutions. Learn more about tgndata

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Taking Dynamic Pricing to the Next Level with our own Artificial Intelligence technology. Learn more about Optimus Price
The ideal price at the right time. This is how Optimus Price Artificial Intelligence makes the difference in the Dynamic Pricing world. - Optimize your Prices - Track your Competitors' Prices and Inventory - Optimize your Demand Forecast using our AI - Set Rules to Enhance Price Intelligence - Update your Prices Automatically using Rules Enhanced with our AI - Efficiently Manage your Product Catalog Learn more about Optimus Price

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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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A cross industry, easy-to-use, powerful, BI reporting, dashboard publishing, data visualization tool for the enterprise. Learn more about EspressReport ES
EspressReport ES (Enterprise Server) provides a powerful, centralized business intelligence reporting architecture for enterprise information delivery and presentation. With built-in report publishing, business intelligence dashboards, ad-hoc reporting and analysis, end-to-end security, and drop-in Java EE deployment, EspressReport ES empowers users and provides a robust operational reporting, data visualization, and data analytic solution for the enterprise. Learn more about EspressReport ES

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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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Data visualization platform that helps businesses collect, aggregate, analyze and report on datasets using automated dashboards. Learn more about Conversionomics
Data visualization platform that helps businesses collect, aggregate, analyze and report on datasets using automated dashboards. Conversionomics can automate and accelerate your data preparation cycle, even if it means combining thousands of sources, dimensions, and metrics, adding labels and transformating...and having it done by the morning. Learn more about Conversionomics

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Power BI Connector for Shopify allows you to extract and send data from Shopify to Microsoft Power BI. Learn more about Power BI Connector for Shopify
Power BI Connector for Shopify is a secure solution that helps businesses extract and send data from Shopify to Microsoft Power BI for further analysis. You can create multiple data sources to export the data you need. Learn more about Power BI Connector for Shopify

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Longview Tax helps tax departments shift their focus from gathering and collecting data to validating and analyzing outcomes. Learn more about Longview Tax
Longview Tax helps tax departments shift their focus from gathering and collecting data to validating and analyzing outcomes. Closely connected to finance systems, Longview Tax is intuitive, easy to use, and designed for the specific needs of tax professionals, allowing them to manage their own system. Learn more about Longview Tax

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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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