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

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.

Lack of know-how is the greatest challenge to implementing Hadoop

A BARC survey reveals that a lack of skills and know-how pose the greatest challenge to Hadoop implementations, especially in European countries.

Top drivers and benefits of cloud BI differ significantly by company size

A BARC survey finds that small and mid-size companies benefit from the elimination of hardware costs, while large companies benefit from scalability and speed of deployment when implementing cloud BI.

Avoiding The Most Frequent Problems in BI Projects

This article identifies the most common obstacles to the deployment of business intelligence applications and offers advice on how to deal with them.

Traditional security with a universally high adoption across all sectors

Traditional security products like firewalls or endpoint security solutions have a higher adoption rate through all sectors than advanced solutions.

Small companies more likely to implement BI tools and data warehouses in the cloud

A BARC Survey reveals that small companies are more likely than large or mid-sized companies to implement BI tools and data warehouses in the cloud.