This IDC study examines vendor revenue performance in the business analytics software market for 2010–2012 and presents a forecast of the market, including its 12 segments, for 2013–2017. The study further presents short profiles of the leading business analytics software vendors.
"In hindsight, 2012 will be seen as the year when business analytics became a mainstream market adopted broadly across industries, organization sizes, and geographic regions," said Dan Vesset, program vice president for IDC's Business Analytics Solutions. "There is growing quantifiable evidence that data-driven decision making enabled by business analytics solutions does provide a competitive differentiation. IDC expects the business analytics software market to grow at a 9.7% compound annual growth rate over the next five years."
Analytic applications, Big Data analytics and discovery, Big Data decision support and automation, Customer relationship management applications, Data access, analysis and delivery, Data warehouse platform software, Databases, Dynamic data stores and caches, Non-relational database management systems, Relational database management systems, Supply chain management applications