Awards & Recognition

Naturally, we think that Yellowfin’s the best Business Intelligence platform available today – but we’re probably biased. So don’t just take our word for it. Have a look at what independent industry analysts, observers and our clients have to say about Yellowfin.


DBTA Trend-Setting Products in Data
Global list of the worlds' most influential, innovative and important companies in data analysis
Top ranked Enterprise Reporting vendor
BARC The BI Survey 13
#1 Dashboard vendor
BARC The BI Survey 12
Cool Company Award Winner 2012
Winner of 'Global Growth' category at Anthill Magazine's 2012 Cool Company Awards
Leading Agile BI vendor
2012 Gleanster benchmark report on Agile Business Intelligence
40 vendors to watch
Information Management top 40 innovative enterprise software solution vendors
Top 100 vendors in data
DBTA 100: Companies That Matter Most in Data
2012 Stevie® Award for excellence in Business Applications
2012 International Business Awards
"Very excited about Yellowfin – the most #SoMoClo analytics solutions that I have seen"
Hyoun Park, Principal Analyst, Nucleus Research
“If you are looking for a user-friendly tool with collaborative and mobile capabilities that I refer to as the next generation of BI software, take a look at Yellowfin.”
David Menninger, VP & Research Director - Ventana Research
Recommended by 100% of our customers
Howard Dresner - Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study
Macquarie University, a client of Yellowfin, won the People’s Choice Award at the 2011 Excellence in Business Intelligence Awards.
Peoples Choice Award
Recognized in Gartner’s Who’s Who in Mobile BI vendor research study
Gartner’s Who’s Who of Mobile BI
Among 25 rising companies that CIOs must know
MIS Strategic 100
#1 for Location Intelligence
Ventana Research Leadership Awards
#1 in global survey of best BI vendors
Dresner Advisory Services - Wisdom of Crowds Mobile BI Market Study
#2 in global survey of Mobile BI vendors
Dresner Advisory Services - Wisdom of Crowds Mobile BI Market Study
“I wrote a report recently on self-service BI, and boy, Yellowfin is positioned very nicely for that.”
Claudia Imhoff, independent BI analyst
“Yellowfin [has] many of the good things of SAP Business Objects, IBM Cognos, and Microstrategy but without the flaws, integration problems and hefty price tags.”
Jos van Dongen, independent BI analyst
“Wow, Yellowfin's semantic layer built via a web interface, not fat client. Good differentiator.”
Steve Dine, independent BI analyst
“I find [Yellowfin’s collaborative features] remarkable, I think Yellowfin’s one of the first tools to actually record a decision being made.”
Claudia Imhoff, independent BI analyst
“If you read between the lines of their press and marketing information you can glean a sense that these people understand the unique requirements for enterprise mobility.”
Bill French - enterprise mobility commentator and Editor, iPadCTO
"Yellowfin (mobile) is jam-packed with powerful and versatile features. The custom reporting features alone blow similar apps out of the water."
Evolving Media Network


“When we looked at Yellowfin, we saw something simpler than the alternatives. It’s highly intuitive and 100 percent Web-based, so it’s easier to consume, but without compromise. Ease of use is crucial.”
Marc Bailey, CIO - Macquarie University
“Yellowfin’s integrated Location Intelligence allowed the call data to be analyzed as easily as web site traffic.”
Justin Graham, CEO - Jet Interactive
“Yellowfin is the way the management team at Paymark start their day!”
Jason Gill, Manager Solutions & Support - Paymark
“Yellowfin is the only BI application we found that delivers on the promise of ‘actionable insight’, makes BI more intuitive, is collaborative and is so compatible on mobile devices.”
Matt Cowie, Director of Sales - ecommbi
“Yellowfin, with its open architecture and flexible approach, easily accommodated our more unique reporting requirements.”
Lloyd Shanks, IT Manager - Cosmetics Cubed
“Yellowfin is an extremely powerful, yet easy to develop reporting analysis tool.”
David Fear, IT Systems Analyst - Taupo District Council
“Yellowfin is very quick to develop reports and there is a lot of flexibility in the output and ease of use.”
Chris Hocking, IT Manager - Plumbing World
“In a dynamic and ever changing industry such as travel, it is imperative to have a distinct competitive advantage that correlates to the times. Yellowfin provides us with that advantage.”
Richard Savva, CEO - Voyager Travel
“Yellowfin provides a reporting and dashboard framework that seamlessly integrates with RTL – a SaaS [Software as a Service] based product. Yellowfin’s Web interface, for both reporting and administration, in conjunction with its multi-tenancy and mobile device support, made it a standout candidate.”
Jeff Martin, Chief Software Architect - ECN
“Yellowfin has provided us not only with an outstanding Business Intelligence application, but also exceptional support and assistance to help us bring our BI module to market.”
Mike Giuffrida - Acendre
“Yellowfin understood our business needs and the growing importance of providing superior reporting to real estate agents, our customers.”
Daniel Oertli, CIO -
“Working with Yellowfin we have developed a benchmarking solution that will change the way OEM auto manufacturers manage their business; by enabling them to rapidly turn data into knowledge.”
Steve Kloss, CEO - Pentana Solutions
“Yellowfin provides our 3PL and logistics service providers with the ability to offer their clients total operations transparency and KPI performance measurement.”
John Kerry, CEO - Translogix
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