Sample Business Intelligence (BI) Tool Selection Criteria


Are you an analyst, IT manager or a decision maker at a company trying to find a Business Intelligence (BI) tool that suits your company's reporting needs?

You are doing a lot of Proof-of-Concept (POC) projects but unable to make a decision on which tool to select. 
Y | N

You often find yourself at the crossroads where a tool is good but not good enough for everyone. 
Y | N


If you answered one or more question above with a 'Y', let us tell you that you're not alone.

It is highly unlikely that there is such a tool that will satisfy all your business needs.

However, you can follow some guidelines to satisfy the 80-20 rule, where you can pick a BI tool which will help most of your analysts to do their job.

At Mantrax, we have over 10 years of experience in the BI space and we have helped many companies with their analytics and dashboard projects. We have come up with a checklist which you can use as a starting point for your BI tool selection process.

How to use it?

Download the BI Selection Checklist and adjust the criteria to tailor it for your organization's requirements.

Pro Tip: Since end user requirements and the data architecture of each organization varies, we recommend that you assign weights to the categories to find the best tool for your specific needs.

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