India Flag200Leading analysts have put the value of business intelligence software sales – including corporate performance management solutions and advanced analytics applications – at $150m for the Indian marketplace in 2015, up 15 per cent on the previous year.

Tech researchers Gartner say the BI industry is rapidly changing within the Asian sub-continent region, undergoing ‘significant changes’ in the wake of booming mobile, cloud and social media uptake. Rapid development in these key areas is causing a disruption in the BI marketplace they say, shifting it towards the supply of self-service applications built to cater to a growing number of non-technical business users.

As ever, the BI Platforms segment continues to lead the business intelligence sector in India (up 10 per cent this year), and further afield with forecasts for global Platforms sales to reach $93bn in 2015.

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