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

How Best-in-Class Companies Buy Planning and Budgeting Solutions

Results from BARC's worldwide Planning Survey show the criteria best-in-class companies use to select their planning and budgeting solutions.

Big Data Is A Job Engine

Survey results on how companies are financing big data projects, where investments are flowing, and how budgets are changing.

Analytical Databases: What Are They and Why Are They Important? [Interactive]

This article defines analytical databases, explains why they are important and looks at the benefits and challenges they present.

Approaches to Decision-Making Across Different Organizations

The results of a worldwide survey of 743 BI and analytics professionals reveal the dominant decision-making approaches in today's companies.

The Most Important Purchasing Criteria for Planning and Budgeting Software

Results from BARC's worldwide Planning Survey show the criteria companies use to choose their planning and budgeting software.

The Most Common Business Intelligence Problems – 2,500 User Responses Analyzed

This article provides an insight into the challenges in implementing business intelligence solutions facing organizations of varying sizes across different geographic regions and industries.

Big Data Analysis of Practically All Data Types is on the Rise

BARC research reveals which data types organizations are currently using for big data analytics and which types they are planning to use.

Where and How People Collaborate in Business

The results of a worldwide survey of 743 BI and analytics professionals show how and where people collaborate in business.

How Planning and Budgeting Software Is Selected

Results from The Planning Survey reveal how companies select their planning and budgeting tool and what best-in-class companies do differently to other organizations.

Best-in-Class Companies Rely on Defined and Pervasively Used KPIs

The results of a worldwide survey of 743 BI and analytics professionals show how many companies define - and pervasively use - KPIs.