BI Tools 2022: Best Business Intelligence Software

Business intelligence (BI) software tools enable companies to analyze events, trends and market changes to gain competitive advantage.

These BI tools collect, manage and interpret mountains of structured and unstructured data. They construct models that deliver answers and insights through reports, charts, graphics and other data representation methods. BI software is the foundation of digital transformation. 

BI systems incorporate or use various data sources, including spreadsheets, querying software, reporting tools, online analytical processing (OLAP), data mining, data warehouses, and data marts. They usually encompass data extraction, data cleansing, data governance and dashboards or other mechanisms that allow users to view reports and visualizations.

The objective is to support business processes across an organization. These can range from past events, such as how a product or service performed, to predicting future events and scenarios. They can span various departments, including finance, human resources and operations. Increasingly, BI platforms

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Critical Flaws Uncovered in Pentaho Business Analytics Software

Multiple vulnerabilities have been disclosed in Hitachi Vantara’s Pentaho Business Analytics software that could be abused by malicious actors to upload arbitrary data files and even execute arbitrary code on the underlying host system of the application.

The security weaknesses were reported by researchers Alberto Favero from German cybersecurity firm Hawsec and Altion Malka from Census Labs earlier this year, prompting the company to issue necessary patches to address the issues.

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Pentaho is a Java-based business intelligence platform that offers data integration, analytics, online analytical processing (OLAP), and mining capabilities, and counts major companies and organizations like Bell, CERN, Cipal, Logitech, Nasdaq, Telefonica, Teradata, and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum among its customers.

Pentaho Business Analytics Software

The list of flaws, which affect Pentaho Business Analytics versions 9.1 and lower, is as follows –

  • CVE-2021-31599 (CVSS score: 9.9) – Remote Code Execution through Pentaho Report Bundles
  • CVE-2021-31600 (CVSS score: 4.3) – Jackrabbit
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Remote code execution, SQL injection bugs uncovered in Pentaho Business Analytics software


Charlie Osborne

04 November 2021 at 14:14 UTC

Updated: 05 November 2021 at 09:32 UTC

Penetration test reveals severe issues in Hitachi Vantara’s business solution

ritical bugs have been unearthed in Hitachi Vantara's Pentaho Business Analytics software

UPDATED Critical bugs have been unearthed in Hitachi Vantara’s Pentaho Business Analytics software, a report has warned.

A penetration test report, finalized on April 4 and cleared for public release on October 10, revealed a number of security issues in version 9.1.00 of the software on the Windows 64-bit operating system.

Pentaho Business Analytics (BA) is an analytics platform for Big Data management. The enterprise solution is designed to discover, analyze, and visualize data across channels including databases, social media, cloud repositories, and NoSQL systems. BA can be deployed either on-premesis or in the cloud.

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The pen test was performed by Hawsec. The company says the security assessment was focused on the examination of “functional

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Business Analytics Software Market to Tank $120.27 Billion by 2027, Claims Allied Market Research

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Current estimation of 2027 is to be lower than pre-COVID-19 estimates. The market to recover from mid-2022 and will be struggling with a slow growth rate

PORTLAND, OREGON, UNITED STATES, September 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — As per the report, the global business analytics software industry garnered $53.68 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach $120.27 billion by 2027, generating a CAGR of 10.5% from 2020 to 2027. Rise in adoption by several organizations, increase in demand for cloud-based business analytics software among SMEs, and surge in awareness regarding numerous benefits offered by business analytics solutions have boosted the growth of the global business analytics software market. However, high implementation cost and lack of skilled workforce hamper the market. On the contrary, emerging trends such as social media analytics and rise in need to gain insights for business planning are expected to create lucrative

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