Finding software can be overwhelming. Software Advice helps businesses choose the right mobile business intelligence software so they can analyze data and view dashboards on smartphones.

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Dundas BI

Dundas BI, from Dundas Data Visualization, is a browser-based business intelligence and data visualization platform that includes integrated dashboards, reporting tools, and data analytics. It provides end users the ability to create... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 23 recommendations

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Sisense

Sisense is an agile business intelligence (BI) solution that provides advanced tools to manage and support business data with analytics, visuals and reporting. The solution allows businesses to analyze big and disparate datasets and... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 19 recommendations

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ClicData

ClicData is a business intelligence (BI) dashboard solution designed for use primarily by small and midsized businesses. The tool enables end users to create reports and dashboards. A drag-and-drop interface designed for ease of use... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 16 recommendations

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Domo

Domo is a cloud-based business management suite that integrates with multiple data sources, including spreadsheets, databases, social media and any existing cloud-based or on-premise software solution. It is suitable for company sizes... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 15 recommendations

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IBM Cognos Analytics

Cognos Analytics is an upgrade to Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI). By adding cognitive guidance, a web-based interface and new data visualization features, Cognos Analytics provides self-service analytics to large and midsize... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 11 recommendations

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Corporater

Corporater is a cloud-based OSHA- and ISO-compliant business intelligence (BI) solution that provides midsize and large organizations across various industries with applications to plan for and execute their business outcomes. Features... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 11 recommendations

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Looker

Looker is a cloud-based business intelligence (BI) platform designed to explore and analyze data. The solution helps businesses to capture and analyze data from multiple sources and make data-driven decisions. Looker provides business... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 8 recommendations

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Style Intelligence

InetSoft Style Intelligence is a business intelligence software platform that allows users to create dashboards, visual analyses and reports via a data mashup engine—a tool that integrates data in real time from multiple sources.... Read more

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Birst

Birst, an Infor Company, is a web-based networked BI and analytics solution that connects insights from various teams and helps in making informed decisions. The tool enables decentralized users to augment the enterprise data model... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 7 recommendations

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BOARD

Created to combine business intelligence, corporate performance management, and business analytics, BOARD is a full-featured business intelligence system that serves midsize and enterprise-level companies in a variety of different... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 6 recommendations

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SAP Business Objects

SAP BusinessObjects is a business intelligence solution designed for companies of all sizes. It offers ETL (extract, transform, load), predictive dashboard, Crystal reports, OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) and ad-hoc reporting... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 5 recommendations

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Yellowfin

Yellowfin, a business intelligence platform, is a single integrated solution developed for companies across varying industries and scaling sizes. This system is customizable to suit businesses in accounting, advertising, agriculture,... Read more

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Exago

Exago BI is a 100% web-based, end-to-end business analytics solution that’s designed to be embedded in web-based applications. Embedding Exago BI allows SaaS companies of all sizes to provide their customers with self-service ad... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 4 recommendations

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Intellicus

Intellicus is a Business Intelligence and Analytics platform. It offers an end-to-end BI solution, covering the complete spectrum of business intelligence – from Data Extraction and Data Processing to Delivery of Insights. Key features... Read more

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AnswerRocket

AnswerRocket is a search engine-based analytics and data visualization solution used by companies to receive complex analysis results in charts and graphs. The solution has a speech-to-text feature in which users can speak a query... Read more

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TrenData

TrenData People Analytics is a cloud-based business intelligence (BI) solution designed for midsize businesses across various industries. The solution offers various HR analytics and workforce management features such as compensation... Read more

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Stratum

Stratum by Silvon is a robust business intelligence solution that was designed to meet the unique needs of business professionals working for manufacturing and distribution companies. Stratum offers a full suite of integrated analytic... Read more

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TARGIT Decision Suite

TARGIT’s iTop application is compatible with Apple iPhones and iPads. Users can customize the user interface from the TARGIT Management Studio module. Provides access to performance dashboards and visualizations. Read more

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Phocas Business Intelligence

Phocas is a cloud-based, SaaS company specializing in data analytics for manufacturing, distribution and retail industries. Phocas uses sector knowledge to consolidate essential business data from common ERP, CRM and AP/AR systems... Read more

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Centerprise Data Integrator

Centerprise Data Integrator is an on-premise data integration solution that includes integration, transformation, quality and profiling. It enables users to choose from multiple integration scenarios and control individual users' view... Read more

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Buyers guide


Last Updated: July 17, 2019

Nowadays, it’s easier than ever to take your work with you wherever you go. Most airlines offer in-flight wi-fi services, companies regularly issue mobile devices to employees and many cars come equipped with smartphone chargers to help us stay connected.

These signs make it clear that workspaces are no longer confined to office buildings, so why should your business intelligence (BI) solution be any different?

BI software vendors are increasingly offering or developing apps that can be used via mobile devices (e.g., smartphones and tablets). This enables business leaders to access powerful data analysis tools without a desktop computer. Such tools help interpret and visualize different kinds of data that can benefit your businesses and help you make important decisions.

In this guide, We’ll show you everything you need to know for selecting a mobile BI platform.

Here's what we'll cover:

What Is Mobile Business Intelligence?
Benefits of Mobile BI
Common Features of Mobile BI Tools
Mobile Business Intelligence Access Methods
Key Considerations

What Is Mobile Business Intelligence?

One of the biggest trends in Business Intelligence (BI) software is to offer access to applications through mobile devices. According to Gartner, enterprise mobile apps provide the convenience of data analysis in real time to better resolve issues and make immediate decisions.

Further advances in both device hardware and operating systems continue to push the capabilities of these mobile analytics tools. And as BI becomes a central component of a company’s technology strategy, many businesses are choosing to deploy mobile applications either alongside or in addition to traditional desktop systems.

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Data visualizations for smartphones and tablets from Sisense

Benefits of Mobile BI

The proliferation of smartphones and tablets has led to a rise in the number of BI applications. These applications allow users to access information and analyses while working with customers or colleagues in the field, while traveling or anytime they’re away from their desk. Users can also stay up to date with alerts and notifications.

In addition to improved