The Latest Articles, Research and News from the World of BI & Analytics

The Real BI Trends in 2020: What 2,865 BI Professionals Think

We asked nearly 2,900 BI professionals including 2,178 BI users, 376 BI consultants and 239 BI vendors for their views on the most important BI trends. See the results here.

Big Data and Information Security Analytics Part I

The BARC Big Data Analytics study examines the importance, current status, developments, benefits and challenges of big data security analytics initiatives.

Comparison of the Best Data Management Tools of 2019

Featuring high-level comparisons of data management products based on user ratings and BARC analyst expertise.

Data Governance [interactive]

Interactive data governance quiz: test your knowledge and learn from BARC's research into the current status and actions of companies that have implemented or are planning to implement data governance.

How do companies monetize their data? [Video & Infographic]

Video and infographic offering insights into how European companies are approaching data monetization. Based on a sample of 200 participants.

North America is cloudier than Europe

A BARC survey reveals that North America has higher cloud BI usage than Europe and a higher percentage of companies committed to the cloud in general, and to cloud BI in particular.

Hadoop and data lakes require further examination

BARC comments on popular theories about Hadoop and data lakes.

Comparison of the Best Advanced Analytics Tools of 2019

Featuring high-level comparisons of analytics products based on user ratings and BARC analyst expertise.

Data privacy perceived as the biggest obstacle to deploying security analytics solutions

Market research by BARC shows that data privacy is the single most important challenge to the deployment of security analytics solutions.

Security and legal issues are the biggest barriers to cloud BI for large and mid-size companies

Security & legal issues are the biggest challenges to implementing cloud BI for large and mid-size companies as they face more regulatory and investor scrutiny.