new Topics: Coronavirus | AI | Data Science | Deep Learning | Machine Learning | Python | R | Statistics

KDnuggets Home » News :: 2013 :: Feb :: Software :: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms ( 13:n03 )

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms


In 2012 Data Discovery became a mainstream part of BI and analytic architecture. The market also saw increased activity in real time, content and predictive analytics. The leaders in the market include Microsoft, IBM, Tableau, QlikTech, Oracle, SAS, MicroStrategy, Tibco Spotfire, Information Builders, and SAP.



Gartner defines the business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform market as a software platform that delivers 15 capabilities across three categories:

  • Integration: BI Infrastructure, Metadata management, Development tools, Collaboration
  • Information Delivery: Reporting, Dashboards, Ad hoc query, Microsoft Office integration, Search-based BI, Mobile BI
  • Analysis: Online analytical processing (OLAP), Interactive visualization, Predictive modeling and data mining, Scorecards, Prescriptive modeling, simulation and optimization

Gartner also wrote that although the vast majority of BI applications can be called "descriptive", (for example reports and dashboard), there is an growing number of organizations building predictive and diagnostic analytics.

Significant developments in 2012 were:

Here is the Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, Feb 2013

The leading companies include:

Microsoft, IBM, Tableau, QlikTech, Oracle, SAS, MicroStrategy, Tibco Spotfire, Information Builders, and SAP.

The full report is available at spotfire.tibco.com/en/gartner-mq2013.aspx thanks to Spotfire, one of the leaders in the report.


Sign Up

By subscribing you accept KDnuggets Privacy Policy