• The BI and Analytics market in India is undergoing significant change. Enterprises are increasingly exploring the different styles of analytics to cater to business specifications. Big data use cases are maturing and expanding executive visibility, leading to more investments in BI and information management. Adoption of machine learning techniques, and the emergence of smart data discovery solutions are also fuelling the next round of investments. This shift to the modern BI and analytics platform has now reached a tipping point and organisations are faced with the need to transition to easy-to-use, fast and agile modern BI platforms to create business value from deeper insights through diverse data sources. As the needs of organisations are evolving, so are the techniques used to leverage BI and Analytics. Enterprises are increasingly enabling real-time automated decision systems whether to streamline operations or mitigate risk. The older rule-based systems are now being replaced by a new generation of systems powered by online machine learning and artificial intelligence. AI and machine learning are revolutionizing the way enterprises interact with their analytics and data management, helping them evolve from static, passive reports to proactive analytics with  real-time dashboards  that enhance visibility. Self-Service Business Intelligence or Self Analytics is also on the rise, meeting the needs of data producers and consumers alike, adding speed and agility to the process while protecting organizational data and the overall system.   With such rapid evolution in the BI space, it is imperative to locate the best in class vendors who can deliver avant-garde analytics solutions to keep the pace for business productivity. So, here we are with a list of 20 Most Promising BI Solution Providers. Being closely scrutinized by a distinct panel of judges including CEOs, CIOs, CXO, analysts and CIOReview editorial board we believe that these companies can understand the unique demands of the market and streamline ways to significantly contribute to a business’ efficiency and productivity.