Compare Best Business Intelligence Software

G2 Crowd helps you compare the best Business Intelligence Software products. You can compare products on the Grid, or by selecting any of the products for a side-by-side comparison. In addition, you can download the full report for more detailed information about Business Intelligence Software products. Only products with 10 or more reviews are included in the Grid. For a full list of products, click on the Products tab.

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Tableau Desktop in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
GoodData in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Looker in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
InsightSquared in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
QlikView in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Phocas Software in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Oracle BI in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Chartio in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Alteryx in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
SAS Business Intelligence in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
TIBCO Spotfire in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Domo in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Hyperion in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Business Objects in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
MicroStrategy in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Pentaho in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
IBM Cognos in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Logi Analytics in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Birst in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Jaspersoft in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
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Tableau Desktop in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Tableau Desktop
79
59
95
63
79
GoodData in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
GoodData
70
47
95
46
70
Looker in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Looker
62
23
93
32
62
InsightSquared in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
InsightSquared
60
37
97
23
60
QlikView in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
QlikView
59
24
66
53
59
Phocas Software in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Phocas Software
58
16
93
23
58
Oracle BI in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Oracle BI
57
19
48
67
57
Chartio in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Chartio
56
26
81
31
56
Alteryx in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Alteryx
56
18
79
34
56
SAS Business Intelligence in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
SAS Business Intelligence
54
15
40
68
54
TIBCO Spotfire in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
TIBCO Spotfire
54
18
51
58
54
Domo in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Domo
50
12
57
43
50
Hyperion in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Hyperion
44
19
22
67
44
Business Objects in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Business Objects
43
25
17
70
43
MicroStrategy in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
MicroStrategy
42
26
23
62
42
Pentaho in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Pentaho
40
13
41
39
40
IBM Cognos in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
IBM Cognos
39
22
22
57
39
Logi Analytics in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Logi Analytics
33
13
33
33
33
Birst in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Birst
33
23
31
35
33
Jaspersoft in G2 Crowd Best Business Intelligence Software Comparison
Jaspersoft
31
12
12
50
31

Business Intelligence Software Comparison Overview

The best Business Intelligence Software products are determined by customer satisfaction (based on user reviews) and scale (based on market share, vendor size, and social impact) and placed into four categories on the Grid:
  • Leaders offer business intelligence products that are rated highly by G2 Crowd users and have substantial scale, market share, and global support and service resources. Leaders products include: Tableau Desktop, QlikView, and TIBCO Spotfire
  • High Performers provide products that are highly rated by their users, but have not yet achieved the market share and scale of the vendors in the Leader category. High Performers products include: GoodData, Looker, InsightSquared, Phocas Software, Chartio, Alteryx, and Domo
  • Contenders have significant market presence and resources, but their products have received below average user satisfaction ratings or have not yet received a sufficient number of reviews to validate their products. Contenders products include: Oracle BI, SAS Business Intelligence, Hyperion, Business Objects, MicroStrategy, IBM Cognos, and Jaspersoft
  • Niche products do not have the market presence of the Leaders. They may have been rated positively on customer satisfaction, but have not yet received enough reviews to validate their success. Niche products include: Pentaho, Logi Analytics, and Birst

Common Features

These are the common features of Business Intelligence Software

Reports

Reports Interface
Reports interface for standard and self service reports is intuitive and easy to use
Steps to answer
Requires a mimimal amount of steps/clicks to get answer
Graphs and charts
Offers a variety of graph and chart formats
Score Cards
Scorecards can be created that visually track KPI's

Self Service

Calculated Fields
Users can create fields to be used in reports using formulas to calculate field values based on existing data elements
Filter based on data columns
Business users have the ability to filter data in a report based on predefined or automodeled parameters
Data Discovery
Users can Drill and explore data to discover new insights
Search
Ability to search global data set to find and discover data
Collaboration/Workflow
Ability for users to share data and reports they have built within the Business Intelligence tool and outside the tool with other collaboration platforms
Automodeling
Tool automatically suggests data types, schemas and hierarchies

Advanced Analytics

Predictive Analytics
User variety of techniques to analyze current and historical facts to make predictions about future events
Data Visualization
Provides various options to Communicate complex information clearly and effectively through advanced graphical techniques
Big Data Services
Ability to handle large and complex data sets

Building Reports

Data Transformation
Converts a set of data values from the data format of the source data system into the data format required for the reporting system
Data Modeling
Ability to structure data in a manner that allows users to extract required information efficiently
WYSIWYG report design
Provides business users the tools to easily design and refine their dashboards and reports in and interface that shows the users how the report will look as they build it (What You See Is What You Get)