Published on Feb 14,2018
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Business Intelligence is catching up in today’s competitive world. Organizations have different requirements while choosing the right Business tool for their day-to-day decisions. There are various Business Intelligence vendors offering end-to-end solution in the market which can be classified as:

Large BI Vendors – IBM, SAP, Microsoft, SAS, Oracle, MicroStrategy

New Breed – Pentaho, Actuate, Jaspersoft, Logi Analytics, QlikTech

The New Breed of Vendors are mostly open source. There are various Data Integration and Analytics tool like Informatica, SAS DI and so on.

Existing Challenges in BI

Most of the established solutions are bulky which adds to the infrastructure cost. It’s important to know how fast we can integrate the BI solution on top of the existing infrastructure of the organization. The new tools don’t have everything available and the BI Lifecycle needs to be covered with a single BI tool.

User Question : What is the Difference between BI and Analytics?

BI is a platform where components of technology are brought together to make reports. These reports are sent to the end user. Analytics involve doing analysis based on the data through reports and dashboards.

Why Pentaho:

  • One-stop solution for all Business Analytics needs
  • Low integration time and infrastructure cost
  • Huge Community Support
  • Easy Scalability
  • Connect to any Data Source
  • Easily integrated with existing infrastructure based on any Big Data Ecosystem

Pentaho is an open source tool with standalone projects (Pentaho DI, Report Designer, Metadata Editor) and have their own development plan. Here, we can have BI Lifecycle implemented through this tool.

Got a question for us? Mention them in the comments section and we will get back to you. 

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