Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - Yellowfin

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software provider, Yellowfin, has been recognized as the top performing cloud BI solution – in the ‘Dashboard’ and ‘Ad-hoc Reporting’ Vendor Peer Groups – in the Business Applications Research Center’s (BARC) The BI Survey report for the third year in a row.

Known as the world’s largest annual survey of BI users, this year’s version of the report, The BI Survey 14, was based on data collected from 3,224 respondents. 

Download the summary document containing the headline results for Yellowfin HERE: http://www.yellowfinbi.com/YFCommunityNews-Download-BARC-s-The-BI-Survey-14-The-headline-results-for-Yellowfin-175711

Read about Yellowfin’s overall performance in The BI Survey 14 HERE: http://www.yellowfinbi.com/YFCommunityNews-Yellowfin-a-top-performing-dashboard-and-ad-hoc-reporting-BI-solution-across-man-175714

Cloud BI is clearly a space that Yellowfin dominates,” said Founder and CEO of BARC, Dr Carsten Bange.  “Yellowfin has been the top ranked ad-hoc reporting and dashboard vendor in cloud BI over the past three years of BARC’s The BI Survey

“Yellowfin has obviously invested heavily in cloud BI and was early to market with its solution.  Yellowfin’s clients reported strong achievement of the business benefits sought from their BI implementations.”

The report also noted Yellowfin’s flexible licensing model and cloud-based deployment options as factors contributing to its cloud BI dominance.

“Yellowfin supports deployments as SaaS in traditionally hosted environments or in the cloud, supporting either multi-database or multi-tenancy environments,” stated the report.  “Its flexible subscription-based pricing model helps in this area.”

Yellowfin General Manager for EMEA, Daniel Shaw-Dennis, said that Yellowfin’s strong support for cloud-based BI was indicative of its mission to make BI as easy and accessible as possible.

“Yellowfin has always focused on making BI easy to deploy, integrate, manage and use,” said Shaw-Dennis.  “SaaS-based deployments often have many benefits that minimize the ongoing cost and complexity of BI implementations.  Yellowfin’s aim is to make pervasive consumer-oriented BI accessible to all sizes of organization and all types of users.  Yellowfin’s cloud BI deployments deliver a great analytical experience and strong ROI for our customers and partners.”

Yellowfin has been recognized as the top ranked Dashboard Vendor over the past three iterations of The BI Survey in: Cloud BI, Mobile BI and Innovation.  Yellowfin also achieved the top ranking in the Ad-hoc Reporting Vendor Peer Group, over the past three versions of the study, for: Cloud BI and Innovation.

Yellowfin ranked first for four KPIs (Price-to-value perception, Cloud BI, Mobile BI and Innovation) – and was identified as a leader for an additional 12 KPIs – within the Dashboard Vendor Peer Group of The BI Survey 14.

Yellowfin was also a top ranked BI solution in three KPIs (Price-to-value perception, Cloud BI and Innovation) – and pinpointed as a leading BI product in a further 13 KPIs – within the Ad-hoc Reporting Vendor Peer Group in The BI Survey 14.

BARC’s The BI Survey 14 provides an apples-for-apples comparison of the globe’s foremost 34 BI products, assessed across 34 KPIs and over eight Peer Groups, to establish “winners and losers” for important functional, performance, scalability and support criteria.

The BI Survey 14 is the 2014 edition, and thirteenth iteration, of the study.

 

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About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. 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

 

About BARC

The Business Applications Research Center (BARC) is an enterprise software industry analyst delivering product evaluations, conferences, market research and consulting to over 1,000 customers each year. BARC specializes in advising organizations on software selection in its core research areas of Business Intelligence (BI), data management and enterprise content management.

Along with CXP and Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), BARC forms part of the CXP Group - the leading European IT research and consulting firm with 140 staff in eight countries.

 

For further media information, interviews, images or product demonstration, please contact:

Lachlan James, Communications Manager on +61 (0)3 8617 4954, +61 (0)431 835 658 or [email protected]

For regular updates and news, follow Yellowfin on Twitter (@YellowfinBI), LinkedIn (Yellowfin Business Intelligence) or email [email protected] to subscribe to Yellowfin’s free e-newsletter

 

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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.


For further media information, interviews, images or product demonstration, please contact:

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

For regular updates and news, follow Yellowfin on Twitter (@YellowfinBI), LinkedIn (Yellowfin Business Intelligence) or email [email protected] to subscribe to Yellowfin’s free e-newsletter.

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

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