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

14 Survey-Based Recommendations on How to Improve Data-Driven Decision-Making

Lessons learned from a global survey focusing on data-driven decision-making, its current status, future plans, and the benefits and challenges it presents.

6 Key Steps to Getting the Most out of your Big Data Project

Our reports “Big Data Analytics” and “Big Data Use Cases” have found that many enterprises have firmly integrated (or are in the process of integrating) big data analytics into their business processes. This drive for implementation is not based solely on [...]

Qlik To Be Acquired by Private Equity Firm Thoma Bravo

Qlik announced at the beginning of June that it has entered into an agreement with private equity firm Thoma Bravo to be acquired by them for ~3 billion USD. Qlik, founded in 1993 in Lund, Sweden and now headquartered in Radnor, [...]

How Companies Benefit from Big Data

Over 40% of companies worldwide use big data analytics, and many are now enjoying a variety of benefits from big data, according to “Big Data Use Cases 2015 – Getting Real On Data Monetization“, published by BARC. Usage of Big [...]

How Budgeting Software Outperforms Excel [Infographic]

In many companies, Excel is still the tool of choice to support planning and budgeting processes. But specialized planning products are a much better option if you want a leaner, more effective planning process.

Business Intelligence Software: A Market Guide

A thorough guide to the business intelligence software market. Includes research from The BI Survey, a buyers guide, and information on business intelligence basics and trends in the market.

Comparison of the Best Business Intelligence Software Products in 2017

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