A data analysis platform is an environment that provides the necessary services and tools, which are needed to extract value from data. In most cases, the data is big, complex, and dynamic and it streams in from many sources, so it becomes difficult to interact with such data. A data analysis platform allows one to store, retrieve, combine, process, explore and visualize such data.
Data analysis platforms provide a game-changing experience, as it centralizes most data analytics tools and services that make it easier and quicker for data scientists.
Most modern data analytics platforms leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence to push the limits of data analytics.
A good data analysis platform will include data visualization tools to turn numbers into charts and graphics that are better for communicating insights to relevant stakeholders.
Some of the data analysis platforms are IBM Cognos Analytics, Qlik, SAS, SAP and many more.