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

How to rule your data world: The role of data governance

Data is everywhere. With the growing interconnectedness of people, companies and devices, data governance is becoming an increasingly important discipline.

Modernizing and optimizing enterprise reporting [Infographic]

This study investigates challenges with information delivery and how organizations plan to improve their enterprise reporting.

Creating a data-driven culture: Why it is becoming increasingly important

Creating a data-driven culture is among the top business intelligence trends right now. But what is a data-driven culture? And why does it matter so much?

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.