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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Smartsheet
4.08
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InsightSquared
4.45
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Data fuels high-performance sales teams.

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Sisense Free trial available
4.44
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Domo
4.36
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= 200 employees
= 20,000 visitors

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

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Looker Free trial available
4.34
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= 200 employees
= 20,000 visitors

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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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 81% (3% 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% (3% 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 37% (21% less than average solution category) of the reviews on reporting tool company websites. Product satisfaction tends to be the same for more popular reporting tool products. Average rating for top 3 products is 4.4 vs 4.4 for average reporting tool product review.

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Number of Employees

Median number of employees that provide reporting tool is 57 which is 3 less 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 (8 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.

Zoho Corporation
Qlik
Smartsheet
CallidusCloud

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