A business intelligence (BI) platform is a software application or set of tools that enables an organization to collect, integrate, analyze, and visualize data from various sources to support business decision-making. BI platforms typically include a range of features such as dashboards, reporting, data visualization, and analytics capabilities, and can be used to support a wide range of business activities, including financial analysis, sales and marketing analysis, and operations optimization.
Some common features of BI platforms include:
Data integration and management: The ability to connect to and integrate data from a variety of sources, including databases, spreadsheets, and cloud-based applications.
Dashboards and visualization: Tools for creating interactive dashboards and visualizations that allow users to quickly understand and analyze data trends and patterns.
Reporting and analysis: Features for generating reports and performing advanced data analysis, such as predictive analytics and machine learning.
Collaboration and sharing: Tools for sharing data, reports, and insights with team members and stakeholders, and for collaborating on data-driven projects.
BI platforms can be used by organizations of all sizes and industries to gain insights from data and make more informed business decisions.