Famous Business Intelligence Tools for great Business Insights

By ridhigrg |Email | Jul 17, 2019 | 2175 Views

So we all are aware that today a huge amount of data is being generated everywhere every time and then this data actually needs to be analyzed to make crucial business decisions and for that numerous tools are available in the market to convert raw data into useful business insights. And then these tools are actually collectively known as business intelligence tools. 

So here in this video, we are going to talk about the top 5 business intelligence tools that stand out from the crowd and are the choice of millions of organizations who are looking for great business insights. 

So let's begin. 
Tableau
So what is it, now Tableau is a powerful business intelligence tool that is being deployed by the majority of the enterprises. Now tableau lets you distinguish the complex trend patterns and then convert them into actionable insights. Now one can simply create Tableau dashboards in minutes through simple applications of drag and drop of data fields. you don't really need to have any technical knowledge for exploring and building Tableau dashboards. so it's simply accessible on any device and the results are crystal clear for anybody to understand and implement at any time. Now Tableau offers five main projects. 

The first one is tableau desktop then server tableau online, reader and finally tableau public.

Now let us see some of the important features of Tableau. 
So in Tableau, you can simply select the data and switch between visualizations on the fly, that is to say, it is really easy to jump between your visualizations in tableau. So tableau actually visualizes data from the very start allowing you to see this significant right way. Now tableau also gives the users different ways to answer questions as they investigate through data visualization.

Tableau also provides a variety of implementation and consulting services for enterprise-level deployment. It also allows users to create custom formulas that are not available in most of the tools and finally it offers hundreds of native connectors to easily pull, cleanse and correlate data from practically any source without having to create custom code. So using these Tableau features you can simply come up with your own visualization that can actually ring in the cash register for any business enterprise and hence the opportunities are really huge in this industry. So once you on the knowledge or tableau you can simply get vast career opportunities just like business intelligence analyst, business analyst, senior analyst or Senior Operations Analyst.

Informatica
Informatica is a data integration tool based on ETL architecture. Now Informatica is named as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for data integration tools for the 11th consecutive years. So it actually gathers data from various sources and then loads it into distinctive targets then it is also strong enough to handle huge volumes of structured or unstructured data just like flat files, databases log files, etc. It also provides data integration software and services for various businesses, industries, and government organizations including telecommunication, healthcare, financial and insurance service and finally, it is high-performing and yet very simple for developing, maintaining, administering and hence considered as more advantages than ETL.

Now features of Informatica power center are designed for the use of administrators, developers, and professionals. 

So Informatica ETL products include the first one is metadata manager, development capabilities, a set of productivity and visual tools and finally metadata-driven architecture. So Informatica power center is being deployed by some of the biggest corporations and hence there's an insatiable demand for Informatica professionals. So some of the important designations offered for Informatica professionals are BI developer with Informatica, Informatica specialist developer, Informatica business analyst and so on.

MSBI
MSBI stands for Microsoft business intelligence and it is one of the top business intelligence data and mining tools so it actually helps the organization by creating interactive dashboards and scoreboards it is also capable of producing the quick and exact output through search engine despite heavy volumes of data. Now it also consists of tools which assist in providing optimized solutions for business intelligence and data mining queries and now MSBI uses Visual Studio along with SQL Server which actually empowers users to gain access to accurate and correct information for a superior decision.

So again MSBI is divided into three categories the first one is SQL Server integration services.
So this is a platform for building high-performance data integration and workflow solutions including extraction, transformation and loading operations for data warehousing. 
And then we have got SQL Server analytical services.  Now, this is the process of converting two dimensional or rows and columns data into the multi-dimensional data model. so it is mainly used to analyze the large volumes of data and then finally we have got SQL Server reporting services. Now it is an enterprise reporting platform that supports both traditional and interactive reports delivered over the web and again it also supports both dimensional and multi-dimensional data. So its features, growing popularity, and zooming job trends. Microsoft bi is all set to take on the world of business intelligence and is rightfully so. 
So some of the job trends are ETL developer bi developer, technical developer, and MSBI developer and then the average salary of an MSBI developer is around one hundred and seven thousand dollars and then there is a continuous rise in MSBI job postings and job seekers and

Cognos eleven
So it is one of the leading technology platforms in today's world and Cognos analytics eleven software is an online-based business intelligence platform that offers a complete array of bi software to address company goals. Now again it is comprised of over 30 different products so its abilities include dashboarding, analytics reporting, score carding and notably data integration. 

So it provides intuitive and immersive user experiences mainly focused on analytics and discovery and then here data governance and business IT collaboration provides the ability to manage its information knowledge and to answer questions and then it has also got smarter and more embeddable analytics.

Now IBM Cognos allows the organization to outshine others by providing its unique features just like analytics in which the key business questions are answered in a fraction of seconds using AP techniques and then collective intelligence. So this is equipped with collaboration and social networking that streamline the processes and finally actually will insight.

So,  Microsoft's power bi is a cloud-based business analytics service for analyzing and visualizing data. so it produces creative and simple reports and publishes them for a specific organization. now using power bi anyone can simply create personalized dashboards with a unique 360-degree view of their business. First it will connect with a wide variety of data sources and then shape the data according to your needs and then it models the data using relationships calculations measures and hierarchies also using visual tools and custom gallery you can create stunning reports for our business all sides and once you create reports it publishes the reports securely and set up an automatic data refresh.

Source: HOB