What defines a modern enterprise business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform?
In the latest BARC Score: Enterprise BI and Analytics Platforms report, the noted analyst defines it as one that supports a broad range of use cases and different types of users, one that spans traditional and explorative BI and analytics requirements, and becomes an indispensable backbone of any enterprise wishing to successfully adapt to the digitalization of markets.Download now
In its fourth annual Advanced and Predictive Analytics Market Study report, Dresner Advisory Services examines changing user perceptions, plans, and current and future industry capabilities. The report builds on the previous three years' editions to examine changing user perceptions and plans as well as current and future industry capabilities.Download now
How do the top enterprise business intelligence (BI) and business analytics platforms compare? In this new report, independent research firm Forrester Research evaluates current BI and analytics offerings from the major BI vendors and makes recommendations based on their overall strengths and weaknesses. Vendors include:Download now
The G2 Crowd Grid℠ for Self-Service Business Intelligence Software report provides high-level insights about the self-service business intelligence (BI) platforms market based upon reviews from the customer community. The report analyzes 23 products from a host of vendors and has ranked Information Builders a Leader as a result of customer reviews of the self-service capabilities in our WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform.Download now
The latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools report was just released. See the latest vendor recognitions identified by Gartner as the most critical from within the overall range of capabilities expected of data integration tools.Download now
Information Builders ranks as a Leader in the Dresner Advisory Services’ Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study, which examines trends related to BI adoption, implementation, and deployment to provide insight into how organizations invest in and benefit from BI and related technologies. With scores consistently above the entire sample, the company is an overall leader in both Customer Experience and Vendor Credibility models.Download now
Dresner Advisory Services' 6th annual Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence Market Study examines end-user deployment trends and attitudes toward the technologies, tools, and solutions that employ one or more cloud deployment models. Cloud business intelligence (BI) – the technologies, tools, and solutions that employ one or more cloud deployment models. Deployments of public cloud BI applications have continued to grow steadily, with organizations citing substantial benefits over traditional on-premises implementations.Download now
The 2016 BARC Score evaluates Enterprise BI Platforms that are able to fulfill a broad set of BI requirements within the enterprise.
Information Builders is ranked overall as a Market Leader, ahead of vendors such as Tableau, SAS, and Microsoft. WebFOCUS is recognized as a flexible and scalable solution for formatted reporting for large user groups and highly formatted documents, ad hoc reporting, dashboarding, analysis, and creating individual BI applications for operational BI.Download now
The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms evaluates data visualization and self-service analytical tools, such as our WebFOCUS InfoAssist+ product. These tools are a just subset of the broad set of data and analytical capabilities provided by our WebFOCUS Business intelligence and Analytics platform.
The report evaluates 24 vendors including, Birst, Domo, Microstrategy, Tableau, and Qlik. To learn more, you can download the report, with our compliments, here.Download now
Information Builders has been named a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools for the second consecutive year. According to the report, demand for data quality tools is driven both by organisations continuing to invest in digital business initiatives as well as organisations seeking to cut costs and optimise business operations.
Data quality vendors considered in this year's Magic Quadrant include:Download now
The BI Survey 16 is based on findings from a global survey featuring 3,137 respondents answering a series of detailed questions about their usage of a named product in the BI space. Altogether, the BI Survey compares 37 business intelligence products (or groups of products) in detail including offerings from Tableau, Qlik, Microstrategy, Tibco, Cognos, and SAP BusinessObjects.Download now
Ventana Research rated Information Builders as the number one Hot Vendor in the firm's 2016 Value Index for Mobile Analytics and Business Intelligence. According to the report, Information Builders' WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform delivers the highest overall value and best meets buyers' requirements for software that enables and supports mobile analytics and BI.
Vendors included in the 2016 Ventana Value Index for Mobile Analytics and BI:
How can companies strike the right balance between freedom and control in their self-service analytics environments? In this report, Eckerson Group advocates more intimate collaboration between business users and developers in designing a flexible yet reliable reference architecture that meets the divergent needs of its users without compromising the integrity of the data in the information supply chain.Download now
As Gartner says in its latest Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, “Applications are no longer permitted to be silos first and integrated second.”
What technologies will you use to bring it all together?
We believe Information Builders is a great choice. Once again we're positioned as a visionary in this year’s quadrant, based on our strengths in data integration and customer service. Fill out the form below to get the whole scoop: strengths and weaknesses, market trends, and more.Download now
In its flagship BI Market Study, Dresner rates 28 business intelligence (BI) software vendors based on the experiences of 1,524 survey respondents who were asked about their satisfaction and success with current BI tools and their BI expansion plans for the coming years. The result? Information Builders gets a perfect recommend score and is named a leader in customer experience and vendor credibility.Download now
The 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms places much greater focus this year on self-service data discovery tools that do not require significant IT involvement. For this Magic Quadrant, Gartner evaluated only our NEW InfoAssist+ product line and not the breadth of the rest of our enterprise platform. We at Information Builders offer not only data discovery but a broad range of self-service capabilities for a wide range of users - inside and outside the corporate firewall.
Information Builders has been named a Leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools. According to the report, digital transformation, regulations, and greater use of information as an asset are fueling rapid growth in this market, alongside traditional cost reduction and process optimization efforts.
Data quality vendors considered in this year's Magic Quadrant include:Download now
Co-sponsored by Information Builders, this report examines organizations' experiences with self-directed visual analytics and progress toward business goals (such as decision management), and recommends best practices. Visual analytics, which includes visual data discovery, is part of a larger trend in BI toward greater self-service data access and analysis from anywhere and at any time on any device. The report also features a case study on how Information Builders helped Helzberg Diamonds to access a constant flow of timely, quality data to improve operations and satisfy customers.Download now
The BI Survey 15 is based on findings from the world's largest and most comprehensive survey of BI end users. It cited Information Builders' vendor support, implementer support, and operational BI as among the company's chief competitive differentiators. The survey also evaluated the WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform in two peer groups: Large Deployments and Large International Vendors. The company was the top ranked vendor in the latter group for operational BI, seats per admin, as well as vendor and implementer support.Download now
This detailed report examines business intelligence in small and mid-sized organizations. It considers how their deployments and views differ from each other and from larger organizations. Also included are two new models for examining and understanding the vendor landscape within the SME BI market and a buyer's guide for 22 BI software vendors.
Information Builders was ranked as an Overall Experience Leader and a Credibility Leader in the report. Check it out for a full review of the best options for small and mid-sized organizations.Download now
This 2015 EMA Radar for Business Intelligence Platforms for Midsized Organizations report focuses on how BI platforms meet the unique needs of the midsized market place and which influences have the most impact on the operation of those smaller businesses. Evaluating nine top BI platform vendors, EMA recognized Information Builders as the Value Leader, offering a mature market solution featuring a full BI and analytics platform, strong integration capabilities, and vital focus on data integration, data quality and data governance.Download now
Enterprise buyers increasingly see data integration as a strategic requirement, for which they want comprehensive data delivery capabilities, flexible deployment models, and synergies with information and application infrastructures. To help them make the right choice, Gartner assessed 13 vendors and positioned Information Builders as a Visionary based on our ability to execute and completeness of vision. Download the report now.Download now
Big data is revolutionizing the way companies identify new business models and define their advantages over competitors. But what exactly are companies doing to benefit from big data? Sponsored by Information Builders and other leaders in the industry, this study examines big data use cases as well as the technological, organizational, and business settings in these companies.Download now
The Wisdom of Crowds® BI Market Study from Dresner Advisory Services examines trends related to BI adoption, implementation goals, and deployment success to provide a snapshot of how organizations are investing in and benefiting from BI and related technologies. This year's report analyzed 24 vendors across six market segments, including the “Large Established Pure-Play Vendors" category, where Information Builders achieved the highest score for the sixth consecutive year.Download now
This Business Application Research Center (BARC) industry report is the inaugural version of its new vendor evaluation and ranking methodology, named Score. Information Builders was identified as a Trendsetter in the study, which also evaluated 20 other vendors. BI Score found that Information Builders is distinguished by its inherent support for operational BI and our ability to facilitate self-service data discovery for non-technical user groups.Download now
Download your copy of “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q1 2015” and see why Information Builders was recognized as a top BI vendor. The report identifies the top 11 most significant software providers and details how well they meet Forrester’s evaluation criteria. WebFOCUS continues to be a preferred choice for enterprises where high-end scalability (relying on more than 30 years of Information Builders' experience with large data sets) and a broad set of integrated BI components are among the top requirements.Download now
The new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, 2015 has ranked Information Builders as a Leader -- for the th year in a row -- based on our ability to execute and completeness of vision. If you are evaluating solutions for self-service BI, data discovery, and analytics, you’ll want to review the criteria in this important document. To learn more, you can access the report in this Gartner newsletter.Download now
The strategic importance of embedded business intelligence (BI) has grown signficantly in 2014. Embedded BI ranks ahead of myriad topics, including mobile device support, data mining and advanced algorithms, and software-as-a-service/cloud computing. The Dresner Advisory 2014 Embedded BI Market Study ranks Information Builders as a top-scoring vendor when it comes to embedded BI features/capabilities and embedded architecture.Download now
A member of the “Large Established Pure-Play” category, Information Builders was ranked best in class in Dresner's Small and Mid-Sized Enterprise BI Market Study for all sales and consulting measures, product scalability, integration with third-party technologies, technical support, and time-to-resolve problems. The study is part of the Wisdom of Crowds® series of research and examines user trends and how deployments and views differ between SMEs and larger organizations.Download now
An ability to quickly scale. Support for self-service business intelligence (BI). Those are just two of the factors that distinguish our WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform from the competition, according to surveyed users in The BI Survey 14 from the Business Analytics Research Council (BARC). The new report, which surveys more than 3,200 BI end-users, names Information Builders as the top-ranked supplier of operational BI tools and self-service BI environments.Download now
The new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, 2014 has ranked Information Builders as a Visionary based on an evaluation of our iWay Integration Suite. The Suite enables organizations to cleanse and unite data from disparate sources – delivering a single, accurate picture that educates and influences positive business decisions. If you are learning about, evaluating, and selecting data integration solutions, you’ll want to review the criteria in this important document. You can access it, as well as many other useful resources, in this newsletter.Download now
By Wayne Eckerson, Eckerson Group
The problem with self-service business intelligence (BI) is that it's more complex than it appears. There are as many tools as there are types of users, and in many ways, the beauty of self-service BI is in the eye of the beholder. Thus, the key to self-service BI success involves mapping users and their information requirements to the types of tools on the market. Follow the five steps outlined in this new paper from Wayne Eckerson.
The Wisdom of Crowds® BI Market Study from Dresner Advisory Services provides the industry's only comprehensive research on business intelligence (BI) usage and trends from the viewpoint of end users. The report covers key usage trends, technology priorities, and vendor rankings, plus year-over-year comparisons – helpful when you want to see how your peers invest in BI and analytics technologies, to understand what trends are on the horizon, and to evaluate the diverse landscape of BI software vendors.Download now
The new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, 2014 has ranked Information Builders as a Leader based on our ability to execute and completeness of vision. If you are evaluating solutions for self-service BI, data discovery, and analytics, you’ll want to review the criteria in this important document. You can access this report, as well as many other useful resources, in this newsletter.Download now
Information Builders Bests Competition in Performance, Support, and Business AchievementDownload now
The Dresner Advisory Services Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study analyzed 23 different vendors, and Information Builders was best in class in the “Large Established Pure-Play” category. Information Builders exceeded peer and overall averages across virtually all measures including sales experience, value, product, technical support, and consulting services.Download now
This paper explains some common myths about MDM, and provides some guidance about making better choices when deciding to pursue a master data management strategy.Download now