This section of CTOvision, designed and optimized for CTOvision Pro members, provides a succinct overview of Business Intelligence Companies we believe provide the most impactful capabilities for business today. These are the firms we recommend any firm kick off their BI market assessment by consulting. Remember CTOvision Pro members can always use our Ask The CTO feature to task us to refine and assess these firms further.


Business intelligence, or BI, is an umbrella term that refers to a variety of software applications used to analyze an organization’s data. BI as a discipline is made up of several related activities, including data mining, online analytical processing, querying and reporting. It is closely related to the topic of Big Data, but remember the point of BI is to provide information to drive decisions in the business.


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Palantir: Augmenting Human Intelligence, Not Replacing It

With this post we are initiating coverage of Palantir Technologies. Palantir has been around for 10 years now, and is widely known in the enterprise IT world for their work in big data analytics. They provide infrastructure to enterprises seeking to make optimal use of their data. Palantir continues to evolve and continuously improve their […]

Attunity: Big data management software

Attunity is a leading provider of big data management software solutions that enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. They are all about moving and preparing data. For a brief intro see: And for more see  

Arimo: Predictive Behavioral Intelligence with the Enterprise Brain

Business and data-science users across the enterprise can collaborate and drive high-quality decisions, via Arimo’s market-leading unified interface. They are regarded as the first to deliver business-ready Predictive Applications & Tools to companies that need fast, deep insight to critical business questions on Big Data. The Arimo Data Intelligence Platform is easy to use and deploy. It […]

Domo: Cloud-based interactive visualizations for line of business executives

For many who track business intelligence and analytics, Domo seemed like it came out of no where. There was a time before Domo and then all of a sudden everyone is talking about it. Turns out that is due to a very smart approach at architecting a great solution. Now it works well and delivers […]

BeyondCore: Innovative and fast access to business intelligence and analytics

BeyondCore analyzes millions of data combinations in minutes, for unbiased answers, explanations and recommendations. They are known for use of an innovative combination of automated smart pattern discovery and identification of insights. They deliver results in many ways, including a smart means of producing natural-language narratives that are automatically and dynamically generated by the software […]

Birst: An end-to-end business intelligence and analytics platform

Birst provides and end-to-end Business Intelligence and analytics platform built on a cloud architecture. We are initiating coverage of them now and tracking them in our Disruptive IT Directory as a leader in Business Intelligence and Analytics. We have long been impressed with the speed of integration in fielding working solutions around Birst. This is […]