Gartner Magic Quadrant 2016-2022 for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence is the ultimate document of reference for business intelligence technology enthusiasts and buyers, this report provides a comprehensive overview of the industry, as well as growing trends and vendors that stand out in the marketplace.


This report is produced by the global research and advisory firm Gartner. It gives insight into the trends, maturity, and competitors of the analytics and BI market. In addition to the famous two-dimensional matrix, the report provides deep analyses and advice from Gartner experts and provides reviews of BI tools by actual users.

According to Gartner, “The analytics and business intelligence (ABI) data science and machine learning (DSML), and cloud data and analytics (D&A) markets continue to converge, often in the form of intelligent composable applications for customers. Vendors are pushed to improve their analytics capabilities while simultaneously helping their customers maintain a balance between control and agility as their platforms scale across multiperson users, advanced analytics capabilities, diverse data and emerging use cases.”

A snapshot of the leading Analytics and Business Intelligence (ABI) tools from 2016-2022

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How does the Gartner Magic Quadrant work?

A Gartner Magic Quadrant provides an easy-to-understand visualization that charts how each participant rates on two evaluation criteria: “ability to execute” and “completeness of vision”. This helps organisations quickly assess how each competitor is performing against a standard methodology and criteria.

How can I use this report?

You can use the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI Platforms report to help you evaluate and select the right Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) tool for your organisation.


The report can help you: (a) be aware of current and emerging trends which can help you define your specific needs, (b) decide which BI tools to consider, and (c) see how each vendor’s strengths and weaknesses map to your needs.

What capabilities does Gartner think are critical for ABI Platforms?

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI (ABI) Platforms report cites the following 15 capabilities as being critical for modern analytics and business intelligence tools: security, manageability, cloud analytics, data source connectivity, data preparation, catalog, automated insights, data visualization, data storytelling, natural language query (NLQ), natural language generation (NLG), and reporting.

Choosing the ABI for your Organisation

AI Consulting group has expertise in the top 4 ABI platforms and can assist your organisation to adopt the ideal analytics and business intelligence platform according to your requirement. Using the leading platforms has its advantages including the availability of analysts and resources as well as cost effectivity. 

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