Every business gathers some raw data. Business intelligence (BI) is the process of converting that data into information the business can use for decisions making purposes. BI solutions provide you insights into business performance, commonly focused on measuring the effectiveness of marketing campaigns. Using BI tools, you can get a clear picture of your business performance and make tweaks to your current campaigns and processes. The BI solutions in the analytics and intelligence segment aim to give you a competitive edge in the market.


Prisync

Prisync 62

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Prisync is a competitor price tracking software for all sizes of e-commerce companies from all around the world. More Information...

Revulytics Usage Intelligence

Revulytics Usage Intelligence 44

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Purpose-built for distributed software applications, Usage Intelligence provides software usage analytics of user activity and computing environments on Windows, Mac & Linux. More Information...

Easy Insight

Easy Insight 34

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Intuitive, powerful, and affordable, Easy Insight is your solution for creating stylish visualizations from your existing SaaS products. More Information...

Roambi Analytics

Roambi Analytics 53

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Roambi re-designs the way you interact with, share, and present data from a completely mobile perspective. More Information...

Sisense

Sisense 76

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Sisense’s unique end-user tools enable non-technical users to perform tasks that once required support from a team of database admins, engineers, and data scientists. Data mash-ups, interactive browser-based... More Information...

iGoStartup

iGoStartup 39

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Instant business guidance for entrepreneurs and small business owners. More Information...


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Pawke

Pawke

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Point 'n click data collection from any website. Convert any website into an API. More Information...

SimilarWeb

SimilarWeb 94

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SimilarWeb is an online, advanced traffic research tool. Uncover your competitors online marketing strategies with ease. More Information...

Unomy

Unomy 88

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Unomy is an online business intelligence platform that helps businesses find, retain and process key information about their clients, partners, competitors etc. More Information...

Geckoboard

Geckoboard 82

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Geckoboard is the quickest way to create beautiful dashboards and get an instant overview of your data. Connect your data, build your dashboard & share with your colleagues. More Information...

Slemma

Slemma 77

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Slemma is a collaborative, data analytics platform built for small to medium sized businesses. Visualize your data for your company without the servers and long setup times. More Information...

Launchcloud

Launchcloud 12

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Launchcloud is a database and app builder for business automation for non-technical people. More Information...

Blink Surveys

Blink Surveys

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Blink Surveys provides an enterprise data collection platform to collect user data from a single screen in 20 seconds. Forget those long boring & tedious surveys. More Information...

Saydoc

Saydoc 14

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Saydoc is the smartest way to share, track, and control your sales documents. More Information...

Klipfolio

Klipfolio 88

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Klipfolio is a cloud app for building and sharing real-time business dashboards on web browsers, TV monitors and mobile devices. More Information...

Equidam

Equidam 67

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Calculate and present your company valuation professionally, no financial knowledge required. More Information...

Parker Software

Parker Software 41

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Parker Software unlocks digital efficiencies. With a hybrid, fully integrated software suite, we cover all your digital transformation needs within a single platform. More Information...

PromptCloud

PromptCloud 65

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Promptcloud is a DaaS (data as a service) provider focusing on large scale data extraction from the web. More Information...

Competera

Competera 62

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Competera is pricing optimization company, which helps retailers grow sales, boost margins and stay ahead of the competition providing competitive price monitoring More Information...

Izenda

Izenda 80

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Izenda is an OEM-ready BI platform designed for embedding by software companies. It provides self-service BI to end users inside the applications they use every day. More Information...

Datanyze

Datanyze 78

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Datanyze continuously collects and analyzes millions of data points across the web to determine technology usage and other buying signals. More Information...

Genview3d

Genview3d 14

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Genview3d is a decision making software for executives to efficiently control, pilot and ensure alignment with business objectives. More Information...

ESM Suite

ESM Suite 19

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The ESM Suite is an integrated set of applications that help organizations design and track organizational strategy through the Balanced Scorecard and employee reviews. More Information...

JobsPikr

JobsPikr 27

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JobsPikr is a job data delivery platform that extracts data directly from the company websites. More Information...

Intutel

Intutel 22

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Intutel is a market intelligence cloud monitoring & analytics tools to help brands/marketers/market research companies to analyse a brand's overall online presence. More Information...

Kyubit Business Intelligence

Kyubit Business Intelligence 51

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Kyubit BI is on-premise, web based, collaborative BI tool designed for user friendly OLAP Analysis & Reports, Dashboards and KPI management. More Information...

Keyhole

Keyhole 75

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Keyhole is a hashtag tracking tool for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. More Information...

Hotjar

Hotjar 86

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Hotjar is an all-in-one analytics and feedback platform, at a fraction of the price. More Information...

Inspectlet

Inspectlet 75

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Inspectlet lets you analyze user behavior instantly with eye tracking heatmaps, screen capture, and user-interaction analytics. More Information...

SEMrush

SEMrush 87

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SEMrush is global tool for top-rated keyword research, business intelligence and online competitor analysis. More Information...

Segment

Segment 87

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Segment provides a single hub to collect, translate and route your customer data with the flip of a switch. More Information...

Ahrefs

Ahrefs 94

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Ahrefs allows the user to discover competitor SEO rankings and replicate their back link profiles. More Information...

LivePlan

LivePlan 79

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LivePlan helps build a comprehensive business plan, analyzes accounting information in real-time, and provides actionable business insights. More Information...

Hosted Graphite

Hosted Graphite 58

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Hosted Graphite is a highly availably, highly scalable application monitoring tool - capture what is happening in your servers and applications on beautiful dashboards. More Information...

e-Commerce Dashboard

e-Commerce Dashboard 47

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Complete solution to keep an eye on your web store performance in a single place. More Information...

Qvinci

Qvinci 31

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Qvinci is a powerful web-based financial reporting, consolidation and benchmarking tool that provides complete visibility into a client or organization's finances. More Information...

Decibel Insight

Decibel Insight 56

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Decibel Insight is analytics software that records and shows on-site visitor behavior in innovative and compelling ways that are impossible to ignore. More Information...

Userbrain

Userbrain 63

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Userbrain is an efficient tool for fixing your website’s usability problems. More Information...

SimpleHeatmaps

SimpleHeatmaps 15

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Stop guessing and see what visitors are doing on on your website. Track clicks, mouse movement, and scrolls with no impact to user experience. More Information...

Performance Analyzer

Performance Analyzer 59

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Monitor and Analyze Data Center configuration and performance metrics. Correlate events and metrics in guest applications. More Information...

Emex

Emex 38

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Incidents, Risk Assessments, Audits & Inspections, Behavioural Based Safety Observations, Actions, Enviro' data capture, BI reports, dynamic dash-boards More Information...

Scoreboard

Scoreboard 40

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Web-based KPI software. Create informative KPI management dashboards. Align business activities to strategy and improve internal and external communications. More Information...

Diggernaut

Diggernaut 42

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Diggernaut is a cloud based service for web scraping, data extraction and other ETL tasks. More Information...

Logi Info

Logi Info 67

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Logi Info is for application owners who need to build analytic applications. More Information...

Monique.io

Monique.io 8

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Monique.io cuts development time needed to create custom dashboards from SQL results, API responses, JSON data, CSV files, command output and more. More Information...

Adaptive Insights

Adaptive Insights 71

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Adaptive Suite enables you to collaboratively plan & model, easily access real-time analytics, streamline complex financial reporting and accelerate financial consolidation. More Information...

Fraudhunt

Fraudhunt 18

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FraudHunt is the prime anti-fraud solution for detecting bots and fraudulent traffic across all devices. We'll help your website get rid of fraudsters. More Information...

Funnel.io

Funnel.io 85

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Funnel gathers data from all advertising platforms and connects it with Google Analytics. Funnel allows you to send and visualise this data anywhere you want. More Information...

Teamgate CRM

Teamgate CRM 60

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Teamgate is an inbound sales CRM for startups and SMBs to connect, research, present and close more sales. It’s a full-stack solution to accommodate a complete sales process. More Information...

Business Intelligence (BI) Software Guide

What is Business Intelligence (BI) Software?

Business intelligence software helps turn raw business data into actionable intelligence to help organizations make more informed business decisions. The software usually collects data from within the company as well as external sources, then transforms, re-structures and analyzes the data, generating reports and making the key findings available to decision makers through dashboards and easy-to-digest data visualizations.

The right business intelligence software not only improves decision-making but also helps businesses identify market trends, problem areas and opportunities, optimize business processes and improve operational efficiency while responding quickly to unforeseen situations if any.

Often, business intelligence software combines a variety of data management, data analysis, data discovery and reporting tools. Some notable features include online analytical processing (OLAP), predictive analytics, data mining, data quality management, data visualization, text analytics and the ability to extract, transform and load (ETL) data.

BI software is no longer used by IT professionals only. Thanks to the development of new user-friendly applications, even non-IT staff and business executives are using these products to analyze data nowadays.


Which Business Intelligence (BI) Software Should I Choose?

Business Intelligence solutions often combine a broad set of features into one application. Almost every product comes with some features for data management, data discovery, data analysis and reporting. What features you need depend on your data volume, data collection process, and how you want to manage and analyze data.

For instance, if you collect data from various outside sources regularly, you may need advanced data management features like Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) to standardize and centralize your data. Once this is done, you’ll need data mining features to identify patterns. At this stage, you may also use online analytical processing (OLAP) tools to analyze your multidimensional data from different points of view. For instance, you can analyze your sales figures by year or store location.

Predictive analytics is another important feature that lets users consider potential risks and opportunities before making a final decision. It is also important to consider the reporting capability of a product and to check whether the software provides multiple reporting options. For instance, you may need custom and ad-hoc reporting capability, a dashboard for real-time view of your operations and advanced visualization features for creating graphs and charts that are easy-to-read .

Other important considerations include self-service capability, mobility, ease-of-use and the integration capabilities of the product. It is also worth checking security features such as how the program supports varied menu options for different user groups or individuals, or if it provides role-based access and single sign-on features.


Common Features of Business Intelligence (BI)

A/B Testing Run split tests for websites, emails, ads and more by serving different versions of the content to different users.
Analytics Analyze and gain insights from data including web traffic, campaign conversions, sensoric output and more.
API Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are programmatic intersections with external products or platforms that allow for custom integrations with your own solutions or other solutions you are using.
Conversion Tracking Track signups, purchases or user actions to measure the effectiveness of marketing or advertising campaigns. This is often used to optimize inbound or outbound marketing efforts and improve sales conversions through a range of online channels.
Customer Management Manage customer databases and/or track outstanding shipments, payments and more.
Dashboard Dashboards are digital interfaces commonly used to visualise data or give quick access to important features and functions of online platforms. They often serve as an overview gateway in software applications.
Data Export Exporting functionality can be used to streamline the migration of data sets and information across systems, platforms or applications.
Data Import Importing functionality allows you to use data sets from other systems or platforms to cut down on data entry requirements or to more easily migrate records from similar applications you have used in the past.
Data Visualization Data visualization features render a visual interpretation of data sets through the use of charts, infographics and other visual cues generally in form of a reporting dashboard.
External Integrations Integrations with other software products or platforms to improve efficiency and compatibility across systems.
Forecasting Forecast upcoming expenses, sales, revenue, user levels, etc. through the use of predictive methods and past data.
Inventory Tracking Stay on top of inventory levels, to manage the storing, reordering or production of stock items.
Keyword Tracking Track keywords for Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) or item tagging purposes.
Link Tracking Track link performance to your own or to competitor websites.
Multi-User Supports more than just one user account and generally allows for collaboration with colleagues.
Notifications Includes notification support and sends you alerts with information on important events and other time sensitive instances. For example through push notifications on mobile phones or email notifications.
Project Management Manage projects from conception through the planning stage to delivery and post-project reporting phases. This allows organisation teams to organise resources, plan budgets and improve efficiency in the delivery of project objectives.
SEO Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to the process of producing content or optimizing and promoting webpages to improve their ranking on search engine results pages (SERPs).
Supplier Management Manage suppliers and purchases required in the day-to-day operation of a business.

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