What is a Business Intelligence Platform?

BI platforms enable users to build applications that help organizations learn and understand their business. Gartner defines a BI platform as a software platform that delivers the 13 capabilities listed below. These capabilities are organized into three categories of...

QlikView vs OLAP

Traditional online analytical processing (OLAP) uses queries against pre-aggregated data for decision support. Many variations of OLAP exist. Some are flexible and others are high-performance. But by their very nature, most query-based tools divorce data from their...