Business intelligence tools

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Business intelligence tools are a type of application software designed to retrieve, analyze, transform and report data for business intelligence. The tools generally read data that have been previously stored, often, though not necessarily, in a data warehouse or data mart.

Types of business intelligence tools[edit]

The key general categories of business intelligence tools are:

Except for spreadsheets, these tools are provided as standalone tools, suites of tools, components of ERP systems, or as components of software targeted to a specific industry. The tools are sometimes packaged into data warehouse appliances.

Open source free products[edit]

Open source commercial products[edit]

  • Palo (OLAP database): OLAP Server, Worksheet Server and ETL Server
  • Pentaho: Reporting, analysis, dashboard, data mining and workflow capabilities
  • TACTIC: Reporting, management, dashboard, data mining and integration, workflow capabilities

Proprietary free products[edit]

Proprietary products[edit]


External links[edit]