Friday, November 16th, 2012 - Yellowfin

Global Business Intelligence (BI) developer, Yellowfin, has been identified as a leading “Dashboard vendor” and “Small to Medium Projects vendor” in the Business Applications Research Center’s (BARC) The BI Survey 12 – the world’s largest end-user BI study.

Download the summary document containing the headline results for Yellowfin here: http://www.yellowfinbi.com/Document.i4?DocumentId=177228

“Yellowfin’s commanding performance in BARC’s The BI Survey 12 – the world’s largest and must revered annual study of global BI software users – clearly demonstrates our inspired approach to BI,” said Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie. “This unrivaled result proves the ability of our product to exceed peer performance in critical product and service metrics, and deliver the breadth of world-class features that modern BI users demand, while surpassing their expectations.”

Yellowfin was ranked first for 13 criteria within the Dashboard vendor Peer Group, which contained eight vendors beside Yellowfin. Other vendors in this group comprised: Arcplan, BOARD, Decisyon, Dimensional Insight, Information Builders, MicroStrategy, Oracle OBIEE and QlikTech.

Yellowfin was ranked first in eight criteria within the Small to Medium (SME) Projects vendor Peer Group, which contained 18 vendors. Other vendors in this group comprised: Bissantz, BOARD, Cognos TM1 (IBM), Cubeware, Cyberscience, Decisyon, Dimensional Insight, Evidanza, Infor, Jedox, Microsoft SSAS, Microsoft SSRS, Pentaho, Phocas, QlikTech, Tableau and TARGIT.

“Survey outcomes show that Yellowfin is a highly agile and intuitive BI solution, which enables customers to achieve expected business benefits and reach BI project goals in relatively short timeframes,” said Melanie Mack, head of market research at BARC.

“Yellowfin’s pervasive BI features make it easy to use and deploy, facilitating swift business user independence, and resulting in remarkably high penetration rates throughout its client organizations.

“Yellowfin also performs very well in growly important feature – function areas, such as cloud and Mobile BI, making it a highly innovative and recommended product.”

Dashboard vendor rankings

Yellowfin was ranked as top Dashboard vendor in:

  • Business benefits achieved
  • Business achievement
  • Proportion of employees index (the highest number of employees using its BI solution as a proportion of total employees – 44%)
  • Variety of data types
  • Competitiveness
  • User recommendation
  • Cloud BI
  • Mobile BI
  • Innovation
  • Vendor support
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Project length
  • Agility

 Yellowfin was also identified as a leading Dashboard vendor in:

  • Goal achievement
  • Competitive win rate
  • Strategic selection
  • Collaboration
  • Visual analysis
  • Performance satisfaction
  • User satisfaction

SME Project vendor rankings

Yellowfin was ranked as top SME Project vendor in:
  • Business benefits achieved
  • Business achievement
  • Proportion of employees index (the highest number of employees using its BI solution as a proportion of total employees – 44%)
  • Strategic selection
  • User recommendation
  • Mobile BI
  • Cloud BI
  • Innovation

 Yellowfin was also identified as a leading SME Project vendor in:

  • Goal achievement
  • Data volume
  • Variety of data types
  • Big data
  • Competitive win rate
  • Competitiveness
  • Visual analysis
  • Performance satisfaction
  • Vendor support
  • Satisfaction
  • Project length
  • Agility

The BI Survey is an annual worldwide study of BI software users produced by BARC.

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Yellowfin


Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Yellowfin is headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Australia, offering a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. For more information, visit www.yellowfinbi.com


What is Business Intelligence software?

Business Intelligence (BI) refers to a broad range of computer software applications and tools used to report, analyze and present data in a range of formats, to help businesses identify trends and opportunities, and support fundamental decision-making.


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Lachlan James, Communications Manager on +61 03 9090 0454, 0431 835 658 or [email protected]

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Lachlan James
P: +61 (0)3 9090 0454
M: 0431 835 658
W: www.yellowfinbi.com/

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BARC, The BI Survey, The BI Survey 12, Yellowfin, Dashboard, BI software, BI solution, Mobile BI, Collaborative BI, data visualization, Big Data, Dresner, Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study, reporting and analytics

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