What is BI
Nowadays, BI platform is at the peak of the Information technology field. Business Intelligence is a process of technology which converts the structured data into a different type of visualization. This will helpful for many companies to determine their future ideas and decision making.
History of BI
A few years back, the leading companies are maintained their data in a structured database or through Microsoft Excel. At that time, They are very struggled to analyze their data without any proper tool. First Business Intelligence system was developed by IBM and Siebel (currently acquired by Oracle) in the period between 1970 and 1990.
Top BI Tools:
- Power BI
- Bold BI
- Yellowfin BI
It is a Microsoft company own Business Intelligence tool. Online SAAS(Software as a service) service is called Power BI. We are able to create the reports with our desired data sources. The collection of individual reports to make the Dashboards.
Power BI Desktop is a desktop designing tool. You will have access to many numbers of controls to design the reports. Power BI has mobile app access to see the reports on the go.
Tableau is a data visualization software. The tools are much complicated to use. Also, it is a matured product. Tableau software is travelling so many years in the BI industry. Unfortunately, Tableau product can be configuration are much complicated, however, it can be achieved through their well documented online help links.
Top Tableau features are
- Share dashboards.
- Embed dashboards within.
- Mobile-ready dashboards.
- Data notifications
Bold BI is powered by Syncfusion. Syncfusion is an American based company which serve the controls for various platforms for the past 19 years. Bold BI is an online SAAS product. Additionally, it has its web-based Dashboard designer integrated into the Bold BI product. So, we can log in from anywhere and anytime to view or edit their Dashboards. More than this, It has reasonable annual charges.
Top features are as follows,
- Mobile ready Dashboards
- Integrated web-based Dashboard designer
- Platform independent embedding
- REST API support
- Deliver the Dashboards through Schedules
Yellowfin is an American headquartered Business intelligence solution providing company. It provides the platform-independent data analytics tool which can be deployed in Windows and Linux platforms. Additionally, It is a lightweight data platform tool.
Top features are,
- Support to all the data sources
- Centralized user management and Administration
Sisense platform is a business discovery, analysis and intelligence software solution that offers a back-end powered by an in-chip technology. Also, It provides support to generate interactive Dashboards with powerful controls.
Data Analysis platform offers functionality for slicing, dicing and exploration of data in a simple, accessible interface.
Popular feature as follows,
- Actionable Insights
- REST API for customization
- Embedded and integrate with other solutions