BARC Report: vendor evaluation and ranking

In the increasingly complex domain of data and highly competitive market of business intelligence tools, your clients are searching for a modern enterprise business intelligence platform that can help them be successful in their digitising markets.

Capable of supporting a broad range of use cases, this platform will not only provide clarity about the data they’re dealing with but serve as an indispensable backbone of those enterprises.

But how do they choose what’s right for them?

In the fourth edition of the Business Application Research Centre (BARC) Score, BARC examined a wide spectrum of enterprise business intelligence and analytics platforms to help the selection process, by taking a closer look at the most commonly used product sets from the major vendor community.

The report analyses the strengths and challenges of the leading vendors that offer beneficial value to customers wanting to implement a ‘modern’ enterprise BI platform.

From those evaluations, vendors are then rated on a variety of criteria, such as product capabilities and architecture to sales and marketing strategy, financial performance and, of course, customer feedback.

In this BARC report, evaluations of the following IBM solutions are included:

  • IBM Cognos Analytics
  • IBM Planning Analytics
  • IBM Watson Analytics
  • IBM SPSS
  • IBM Data Science Experience (DSX)

Access the report for the complete findings.

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