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

Data integration is equally important across all company sizes

A BARC survey shows that data integration between on-premises and cloud applications is ranked an equally important use case across all company sizes.

Comparison of the Best Business Intelligence Software Products in 2019

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

BI implementation, usage & satisfaction (part 1)

This article provides advice on how to implement BI software. Based on data from over 2,500 projects.

Security remains the biggest obstacle to implementing cloud BI

A BARC survey reveals that security is the biggest challenge to cloud BI deployments, followed by legal issues, such as privacy regulations, and performance.

Diversity of data lake usage

BARC's Hadoop Survey finds that data lakes are more likely to be deployed for preparing and using data in North America than in Europe.

Automation: an important aspect of security analytics

A BARC survey shows that the majority of best-in-class companies consider automation as a very important aspect of security analytics solutions

Elimination of hardware and infrastructure costs: The main benefit of running BI in the cloud

BARC's BI and Data Management in the Cloud survey reveals that elimination of hardware and infrastructure cost is the top benefit for companies that run BI in the cloud, followed by scalability and low administration costs.

Almost half of users worldwide confirm the benefits of data lakes

BARC survey reveals that the concept is of data lakes is relevant. 47 percent of users worldwide confirm the benefits of data lakes.

Best-in-class companies use a wide range of security technologies

Best-in-class companies understand that only a multi-layered, well-integrated security architecture can protect their assets from multiple attack vectors.

Organizations embrace the cloud to gain greater flexibility and lower costs

Flexibility and lower cost are the two biggest reasons why companies run BI in the cloud, followed by scalability, speed and reduced hardware/software maintenance.