Category: Gartner

2017 Gartner Critical Capabilities: Birst Recognized in New Analyst Study

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Independent research studies by recognized industry analysts are an important tool for companies evaluating software solutions and the vendors that offer them. For vendors, these studies can act as unbiased confirmation of their claims. Meanwhile, customers can use this research to help them navigate a crowded market and find products that are best tailored for their particular use cases.

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Gartner Critical Capabilities for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms: Key Takeaways

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Gartner recently released their Critical Capabilities for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms report, a companion resource to the Magic Quadrant study. Used in conjunction with the related Magic Quadrant, Critical Capabilities is an additional resource which can assist buyers of enterprise BI in finding the tools and solutions that will work best for their organizations. In the report, Gartner recognizes the top-24 vendors in the space and rates them based on their ability to deliver against important use cases.

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“Networked BI” Puts an End to CIOs’ Data Battles

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It had to happen, and it’s a good thing. There’s a solution for the latest conflict that has pitted CIOs against departments: the battle over business intelligence (BI). The answer is called “Networked BI” and it empowers users to work freely with data while delivering trust, governance, and agility at scale.

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Embrace Self-Service Without Chaos: Enabling a 2-Tier Analytics Strategy

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Business users are increasingly adopting self-service BI tools that enable them to work with data on their own, reducing and in some cases eliminating their dependence on a centralized IT function. Unfortunately, the proliferation of these tools within an organization can introduce governance problems, resulting in a greater risk of analytical silos and reporting chaos. IT leaders are being challenged by decentralized business teams to deliver speed, autonomy and ease of use, but they have struggled to meet these demands without compromising security, consistency and trust in the data.

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High Marks for Birst in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities Study

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If you’ve ever wondered about the data behind all those dots in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics, your curiosity is about to be satisfied. In their newest research paper, “Critical Capabilities for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms”, Gartner has essentially pulled back the curtain by giving clients a valuable tool that helps them understand vendor scores and find out which solution best fits their particular use case.

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