6 More Best Free Business Intelligence Software
Business intelligence software continues to be a hot market in
this difficult economic climate. This type of software takes a
raw data from its databases and turns it into signposts and mappings
that helps firms make better business decision-making with the
objective of generating additional revenue.
Business intelligence tools are typically used to design and
generate reports from a wide range of data sources. There are a number
of different types of business intelligence software. These include
reporting and querying software, digital dashboards, process and data
mining, business performance management, and spreadsheets. Digital
dashboards offer the ability to monitor, measure, and manage corporate
performance and real-time information.
A business intelligence platform includes three layers: a
database layer, a business intelligence layer, and an
analytics/performance management layer to make predictions on business
outcomes and opportunities.
There are many large players in the business intelligence
software market, offering proprietary products with big price tags.
IBM, SAS, Microsoft and Oracle are a few tech companies in this market.
However, there is a good range of open source software produced by
developers which offer a real alternative to these heavyweights. This
highlights some additional business
intelligence software that was not featured in our earlier Business
Intelligence Group Test. The applications identified here are
worth investigating for any business which wants to access, format
and deliver information to their staff, their customers, and their
Now, let's explore the 6 business intelligence software at
hand. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full
description with an in-depth analysis of its features, a screenshot of
the software in action, together with links to relevant resources and
|Business Intelligence Software
||Suite supported by more than twenty analytical and
and customisable Business Intelligence platform
||Deployed as a plug-in on top of Pentaho or Jasper
for data integration based on Eclipse RCP
||Konstanz Information Miner
web reporting solution
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