Readers: Around this time every year, friends and colleagues start e-mailing me images (see above) of the 2017 Gartner BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant (referred to as the MQ). In the past, when I worked extensively with MicroStrategy, my colleagues would complain how IBM (nee Cognos) was ranked ahead of it. For the last two years, my friends […]

Hello Readers: What the hell happened today? First, let’s look at Tableau Software’s stock price. Tableau Software lost half its market value and its shares hit an all-time low a day after it cut its full-year earnings guidance to between 22 cents and 35 cents a share, around half the 57 cents analysts had expected. […]

  Click on Image to Read the Report Tableau’s intuitive, visual-based data discovery capabilities have transformed business users’ expectations about what they can discover in data and share without extensive skills or training with a BI platform. Tableau’s revenue growth during the past few years has very rapidly passed through the $100 million, $200 million […]

Readers: Gartner has just released its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. I need a few days to soak this in and better comment on it. But, for now, I thought I would share the Magic Quadrant with you. You can see the entire report by clicking here. Best regards, Michael Gartner […]

Readers: Gartner has just released its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. I need a few days to soak this in and better comment on it. But, for now, I thought I would share the Magic Quadrant with you. You can see the entire report by clicking here. Best regards, Michael Gartner […]

Gartner has just published its 2013 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms. This year, MicroStrategy made its debut in the report, being positioned by Gartner in the Challengers quadrant. Get free access to the report, compliments of MicroStrategy, here. For six consecutive years, Gartner has positioned MicroStrategy’s Analytics Platform in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for […]

This is a pretty neat little Tableau Public visualization. You are able to see how a particular BI product has done historically on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence. Enjoy! Michael Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence on Tableau Public