The demand for business analytics software continues to grow, with executive management, operations and sales the three primary roles driving business intelligence tehcnology adoption in 2018, according to the Dresner Advisory Service's 2018 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study.
The study also concluded that dashboards, reporting, end-user self-service, advanced visualization and data warehousing are the five most important technologies and initiatives strategic to business intelligence this year.
As demand for business analytics tools continues to climb, entrepreneurial startups are developing next-generation business intelligence products with new capabilities and functionality.
Here's a look at 10 of the hottest data analytics startups that caught our attention this year.
Top Executive: Harry Glaser, CEO and Co-Founder
Periscope Data provides an advanced, unified data system that data teams use to ingest, store, analyze, visualize and report on data – all from one connected platform – and deliver deeper insight to their organizations. No up-front modeling means business users get answers from their data faster.
In November, the company launched Data Engine by Periscope Data, the first phase of the firm's next generation analytics warehouse integration technology. The company says the software will help data teams achieve faster query performance and data ingestion at scale for any kind of workload, regardless of concurrency, data volume or query complexity.
Founded in 2012, Periscope Data is based in San Francisco.