Here is the 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms published in February 2012.
And here is the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms published in February 2013.
There are some obvious trends, which are clearly visualized on the Gartner Magic Quadrant Over Time, courtesy of Tableau. Tableau and Tibco are, rightly so, making a big deal of their first appearance in the leaders quadrant. But it looks like one vendor in particular needs a sprinkle of magic fairy dust before it’s “leader” status turns into a “visionary” pumpkin.
With so many vendors ordained as leaders, SAP Mentor Jamie Oswald wonders if analysts like Gartner still have a relevant place in the customer buying decision (see Jamie’s article Modern Magic).
What do you think about the crowded field of leaders in the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant?