There are simply a lot of gadgets and gizmos available all over the world. Most of these tools cater to various needs and processes that people perform such as prediction tools, robots, point of sale software, and most of all, BI tools.
To date, there have been 5 top BI software vendors in the market. These are the following:
- Business Objects – top company that has stayed on top over the past few years.
- SAS – also top software company that has seen a steady increase in the market over the past few years
- Cognos – a top company that has a two-pronged strategy when it comes to developing marketing tools
- Microsoft – not only does this top company provide word processing tools, but it also has a strong hand in the business intelligence market
- Hyperion – this company has stayed on top despite various ups and downs of its shares.