Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Analytics Platforms is out

The Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform report by Gartner is close to the heart of many people interested in the analytics market and it reflect the changes and new tools that people are and will be using.

The so-called Magic Quadrant is a concise summary of the position of various players in the BI/Analytics space and it makes for good marketing, particularly for those in the Leaders-Visionaries quadrant. A particular mention goes to Tableau which has been there for three years in a row. The “ability to execute” has positioned them quite high in the quadrant, followed by Qlik. The usual suspects such as IBM and SAS are still there, and it is interesting to see Microsoft there too, one may assume taking some of the space that Revolution Analytics would have used…

You can read the report here.