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Business Intelligence (BI) Tools Questions
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jan 11 2022

Hi dear professionals,

What top trends do you predict about Business Intelligence (BI) tools and solutions for this year?

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Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Oct 02 2021

Hi community,

What augmented analytics software or platform would you recommend to an organization with 1000+ employees? 

Alan SuttonAnyone who recommends software based solely upon the size of an organisation is… more »
Gene HammonsRecommendations for any client focus on requirements.  Early on, for NetSuite… more »
Susheel ASelection of Analytics Software is based on the requirement, Cost & user… more »
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Mridul Rao
Manager - Revenue & Growth|Strategy & Planning | Market Intelligencee at a media company with 10,001+ employees
Oct 27 2021


Is Tableau the best choice of a Business Intelligence tool? What additional Business Intelligence (BI) tools would you recommend? Why?

Susheel AThe selection of a BI tool completely depends on the individual's/Organization's… more »
Paul GrillTableau is a good Business Intelligence tool for power users who want to explore… more »
James MyersTableau is a good choice, but I would also look at Power BI. We are using Power… more »
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Anastasia Ant
Co-Founder at Retable
Aug 25 2021


My manager has asked me to learn as much as possible about Y42's "+" and "-". 

There is not so much info on the Internet about its functionality and the pros and cons of the tool.

Maybe somebody has had any experience with it or tried their demo?

Chief Scientist at GesitM
Aug 28 2021

Hi community,

I'm working as Chief Scientist at a Marketing Services company. We're extending data analytics into regression models and I'm exploring various analytics platforms.

In your opinion, what is the easiest to use analytics platform? Thank you.

reviewer900012I have found both Knime and RapidMiner easy to use and powerful. That applies to… more »
Gene HammonsSo, most of our clients tend to like Qlik or Tableau for BI. It also depends on… more »
Tom HydePowerBI and Tableau are excellent BI tools. Anaconda with Python (or AWS… more »
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Charles C
Investment Director at a non-profit with 1-10 employees
Aug 10 2021

Hello, I'm checking Business Intelligence solutions for an industrial company and I'm looking for your inputs on whether Board is better than Anaplan.


Chang GengUsually, we say Board provides lots of toolkits to achieve both CPM and BI. But… more »
Gene HammonsWe've had several FP&A departments include Anaplan in their analytics… more »
Rob ThorpeI would say that Board and Anaplan are mainly used for FP&A and not BI.  As a… more »
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Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Sep 01 2021
Hi community, Here are the rankings reflected in this MQ: 3 Leaders: Microsoft Tableau Qlik 7 Visionaries: ThoughtSpot Tibco Software Oracle Sisense SAS SAP Yellowfin 3 Challengers: Google (Locker) Domo MicroStrategy 7 Niche Players: Amazon Web Services IBM Al...
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Claudine BeronGartner is pay to play. In other words, if you don't pay Gartner a fee, they… more »
Paul KellettIn my experience, I've found Gartner to be of little value in the BI sphere. I… more »
Jairo Willian PereiraUnfortunately, this is in Portuguese (pt-BR), but it's worth reading (even via… more »
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Sheetal Jeshwani
Werkstudentin Dev / Qa at Otto-friedrich-universität Bamberg
Oct 13 2021

Which functionalities offered by enterprise ETL tools are not supported by open-source ETL tools?

Also, is there any major difference if one moves from Talend Open Studio to Talend Enterprise?

Thank you.

MUZAFFERYONTEMThere might be several scenarios or cases for this question.  Surely,… more »
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Husein Said
User at Technische Hochschule Georg Simon Ohm
Hi, I'm looking at Oracle Analytics Server and Oracle OBIEE and am trying to understand the difference between the two of them. I've heard that Oracle Analytics Server and Oracle Analytics Cloud have almost the same features. The difference is that Oracle Analytics Server is on-premise and Orac...
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Dinesh MurugappanHey Husein, Oracle Analytics Server or OAS is an advanced enterprise… more »
Susheel AOracle Analytics Server (OAS) is the latest Oracle release to supersede Oracle… more »
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Shardul Shandilya
User at Gft
Hello, I'm working at a company with more than 5000 employees. We have multiple sets of dashboards and we're looking to migrate them from TIBCO Spotfire to Microsoft Power BI. I'm trying to make a case study before kick-starting the work.  What challenges should I expect while migrating the das...
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Evgeny BelenkyHi @Ariful Mondal, maybe you can assist here?
Ariful MondalThank you @Evgeny Belenky ​ for tagging me here. Unfortunately, there is no… more »
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CSRA at General Dynamics
Sep 21 2021
Hi, I am using SAP BO Enterprise and running on Oracle. I'm looking for a much less expensive solution. It's not enough to use MS SQL instead of Oracle.  I'm still profiling the SAP BOE implementation but would like to head towards a DWH implementation that users can report off. Various users ...
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Gene Hammons, MBASo, operating with a segment of our client base, mostly commercial stage… more »
RaviLaguHi, You cannot build a DWH by using PowerBI, Qlik or Tableau as they are… more »
Paul GrillThere is no easy way to convert or replace BusinessObjects which is why most… more »
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Zhan Geng
Chief Technology Officer at ECMS
Jul 26 2021

Hello, I'm looking for a Business Intelligence solution that's not so heavy - mostly reporting with drill up/down/across functions, dashboard, chat... 

Can anyone suggest a good option?

Djalma Gomes, Pmp, MbaMy suggestion is for those who don´t require much coding such as Tableau, Power… more »
reviewer1091745I've worked on Power BI and OBIEE. I mostly prefer OBIEE, as it has an overall… more »
Subrata MaityThere are many...It would rather depend what System BI architecture or… more »
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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What types of insights do businesses gain from BAM as opposed to BI?

reviewer1208820BAM is a great way to look at daily production of your business in real time… more »
reviewer1160955Business Application Monitoring usually involves measurement and monitoring of… more »
Jorge BarrosoThe difference between BAM and BI mainly recides in the way that the information… more »
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Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Dec 03 2021

As Big Data is playing a large role in decision-making and planning, even on the Executive level, are there certain solutions that are especially easy for non-technical users?

Syed Fahad AnwarHi, in my opinion, Both Tableau Desktop and Power BI are easy to use, you can… more »
JhornberI regularly attend local Tableau meetups where different users from the… more »
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Senior HR Analyst at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Our HR workforce analytics and process management team have been using Tableau desktop for over a year and found a great deal of benefit from its various features. Our teams deal with a lot of MS Excel and Access files but also have to push data out of key HRIS systems like Workday into Tableau s...
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Stephan Schaumburg-LippeIn my opinion, Tableau is "best of bread" answering "one type of question"… more »
reviewer1449702Both tools have their positives and negatives. First, I should mention that I am… more »
Paul GrillSince at least 45% of BusinessObjects customers in North America also use… more »
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