Reporting Tool

Reporting tools allow companies to access raw or processed data about their business, allowing them to make better decisions. Reporting tools are also called reporting software or reporting systems.

Reporting capabilities are also offered by business intelligence (BI) software however, BI software also provide dashboards for visual representation while reporting tools focus on non-graphical data.

To be categorized as reporting software, a product must be able to:

  • Access databases and other data sources to pull data
  • Allow users to display and manipulate data
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AIMultiple is data driven. Evaluate 136 products based on comprehensive, transparent and objective AIMultiple scores. For any of our scores, click the icon to learn how it is calculated based on objective data.

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Smartsheet
4.17
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Sisense Free trial available
4.43
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Looker Free trial available
4.37
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Looker is a business intelligence software and big data analytics platform that helps you explore, analyze and share real-time business analytics easily.

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Domo
4.37
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Domo is the operating system that allows you to run your entire business on your phone

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InsightSquared
4.41
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Data fuels high-performance sales teams.

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Wrike
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BOARD
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BOARD helps organizations reach a single vision of their performance in a simple and extremely effective manner.

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QlikView
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Zoho Analytics (Formerly Zoho Reports) Free trial available
4.30
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Klipfolio
4.60
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Market Presence Metrics

Popularity

Searches with brand name

These are the number of queries on search engines which include the brand name of the product. Compared to other product based solutions, reporting tool is more concentrated in terms of top 3 companies' share of search queries. Top 3 companies receive 79% (5% more than average) of search queries in this area.

Web Traffic

Reporting tool is a highly concentrated solution category in terms of web traffic. Top 3 companies receive 81% (8% more than average solution category) of the online visitors on reporting tool company websites.

Satisfaction

Reporting tool is less concentrated than average in terms of user reviews. Top 3 companies receive 44% (14% less than average solution category) of the reviews on reporting tool company websites. Product satisfaction tends to be slightly lower for more popular reporting tool products. Average rating for top 3 products is 4.3 vs 4.4 for average reporting tool product review.

Leaders Average Review Score Number of Reviews

Maturity

Zoho Corporation
Qlik
Smartsheet
CallidusCloud

Number of Employees

Median number of employees that provide reporting tool is 57 which is 3 more than the median number of employees for the average solution category.

In most cases, companies need at least 10 employees to serve other businesses with a proven tech product or service. 40 companies (9 less than average solution category) with >10 employees are offering reporting tool. Top 3 products are developed by companies with a total of 1-5k employees. However, all of these top 3 companies have multiple products so only a portion of this workforce is actually working on these top 3 products.

Customer Insights

Top Words Describing Reporting Tools

This data is collected from customer reviews for all Reporting Tools companies. The most positive word describing Reporting Tools is "customer service" that is used in 100% of the reviews.

customer service
100%
Easy to use
50%
great software
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customer support
13%
easy to customize
8%
user friendly
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Ease of use
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Customer Evaluation

These scores are the average scores collected from customer reviews for all Reporting tools companies. Compared to median scores of all solution categories, Reporting tools comes forward with Customer Service but falls behind in Likelihood to Recommend.

Customers by

Industry

According to customer reviews, top 3 industries using reporting tools solutions are Venture Capital & Private Equity, Computer Software and Information Technology and Services. Top 3 industries consitute 88% of all customers. Top 3 industries that use any solution categories are Information Technology and Services, Computer Software and Marketing and Advertising.

Company Size

According to customer reviews, most common company size is 11-50 employees with a share of 25%. The median share this company size is 27%. The most common company size that uses any solution category is 1-10 employees.

Learn More About Reporting Tool

What is the difference between BI and reporting tools?

There are 2 important types of decision making/monitoring tools for managers. They are reports which include tabular data and dashboards which include various charts.

BI tools are focused on enabling users to create dashboard with ease. They also enable users to pull data for reporting but this is a secondary area of focus for most BI tools. However, reporting tools focus on integrating data from various sources and representing it in tabular format.

What is a reporting tool?

Reports help understanding the company's performance and identifying areas of improvement. These inform the company's decision making. In the past, reporting relied on analysts pulling together data from email, excel and databases to create complex and hard-to-maintain spreadsheets. Nowadays, reporting tools come with off-the-shelf integrations to a myriad of tools including databases and cloud applications making data integration for reporting simpler