Key TaKeaways BI Buyers Have Plenty of Choices with eight Leading Vendors and seven strong Competitors Forrester’s research uncovered a market in which SAS, Tibco Software, Information Builders, Microsoft, MicroStrategy, SAP, Qlik, and Tableau Software lead the pack. Actuate, Birst, Panorama Software, Pentaho, GoodData, Tibco Jaspersoft, and IBM offer competitive options. Oracle lags behind. The agile BI Market Is Growing as aD&D Pros Focus On supporting Business agility The Agile BI market is growing because more AD&D professionals see Agile BI platforms as a way to address their top challenges. This market growth is in large part due to the fact that AD&D pros increasingly trust Agile BI providers to act as strategic partners, advising them on top business, data, and information agility decisions. Business User BI self-service Is The Key Differentiator In The agile BI Market As enterprise BI driven by technology management becomes commoditized, features that empower business users to be self-sufficient will differentiate software providers. Vendors that can deliver business user self-service features without sacrificing essential enterprise capabilities will position themselves to deliver the best BI platforms to their customers. Access The Forrester wave Model For Deeper Insight Use the detailed Forrester Wave model to view every piece of data used to score participating vendors and create a custom vendor shortlist. Access the report online and download the Excel tool using the link in the right-hand column under “Tools & Templates.” Alter Forrester’s weightings to tailor the Forrester Wave model to your specifications.