Solutions Review’s listing of vendors to know in embedded BI is an annual sneak peak of the top tools included in our Buyer’s Guide for Embedded BI and Analytics. Information was gathered via online materials and reports, conversations with vendor representatives, and examinations of product demonstrations and free trials.
The editors at Solutions Review continually research the most prominent and influential embedded BI vendors to assist buyers in search of the tools befitting the needs of their organization. Choosing the right vendor and solution can be a complicated process; it requires constant market research and often comes down to more than just the solution and its technical capabilities. To make your search a little easier, we listed the vendors to know in embedded BI.
Note: Companies are listed in alphabetical order.
Domo is a cloud-based executive management platform that enables organizations to see key data in real-time from across the enterprise in one place and on any device. The company offers prepackaged dashboard content and functionality for filtering and sorting data visually in Domo Analyzer. Domo also recently introduced its first machine learning application, a trend that is pervasive across the industry, into its “Magic” ETL module. Domo went public in June.
GoodData provides an integrated set of data management and analytics tools inside a single product. The solution enables users to embed applications and workflows so they can bypass data discovery and do analysis. The company was founded by Roman Stanek in 2007. Based in San Francisco, California, GoodData has been a regular inclusion in many of the top analyst reports and is a major player in embedded analytics.
Hitachi’s Pentaho platform is purpose-built for embedding into and integrating with applications, portals, and processes. Organizations can embed a range of analytics, including visualizations, reports, ad hoc analysis, and tailored dashboards. It also extends to third-party charts, graphs and visualizations via an open API for a wider selection of embeddable analytics. Pentaho is offered in on-prem and cloud versions.
Logi Analytics offers a development platform that allows teams to build, deploy, and maintain the analytics in their applications. With the Logi Platform, analytics content and capabilities are embedded and integrated within an existing application or portal. Application teams maintain control to customize the user experience and meet unique requirements. As part of the Logi Platform, Logi Services introduces REST APIs, allowing developers to programmatically interact with data sources, visualizations, and dashboards.
MicroStrategy provides out-of-the-box gateways and native drivers that connect to any enterprise resource, including databases, mobile device management (MDM) systems, enterprise directories, cloud applications and physical access control systems. Its embedded analytics tool allows MicroStrategy to be embedded in other web pages and applications such as portals, CRM tools, chatbots and even voice assistants like Alexa. The product enables users to build custom visualizations, connectors and applications, and proprietary APIs allow organizations to create custom product offerings and branded mobile applications.
Qlik offers a broad spectrum of BI and analytics tools, which is headlined by the company’s flagship offering, Qlik Sense. The solution allows organizations to combine all their data sources into a single view. The Qlik Analytics Platform allows users to develop, extend and embed visual analytics in existing applications and portals. Embedded functionality is done within a common governance and security framework. Users can build and embed Qlik as simple mashups or integrate within applications, information services or IoT platforms.
Sisense offers a single platform that runs on in-chip technology for visual data discovery on web-based dashboards. Sisense allows users to combine data and uncover insights in a single interface without scripting, coding or assistance from IT. The platform is sold as a single-stack solution with a backend for preparing and modeling data. It also features robust analytical capabilities, and a front end for dashboarding and visualization. The ability for organizations to white label Sisense and use APIs to extend analytic content are also major value-adds.
Zoho’s embedded BI capabilities enable users to embed interactive reports and dashboards within your application. The product features a Single Sign-On API and SAML Authentication so customers can host a fully branded analytics portal customized for your use case. Users can also customize their portal with rich design elements like a login page, header, and business logo.
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