Global Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, Yellowfin, has been added to the “noteworthy vendors” section of the latest BI Scorecard® Strategic and Product Summary report.
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The report notes Yellowfin’s collaborative components, ability to generate geospatial reports and mobile functionality that includes native applications for Apple and Android devices. The report states that Yellowfin offers real-time analysis via an in-memory database but, in contrast to other in-memory solutions, also contains a meta data layer for easy business user navigation.
The study acknowledges increases in widespread business user driven/oriented BI deployments, declaring that “Business intelligence is no longer just a departmental effort and has continued to evolve into a mission critical solution, now essential to companies from all industries and sizes.”
The report also recognizes the continued rise of Mobile BI and its increasing usefulness for fast-paced decision-making on the go, pronouncing that “Customers should make Mobile BI a part of their BI delivery plans but should continue to expect significant change in this segment.”
The BI Scorecard Strategic and Product Summary is compiled by BI Scorecard Founder and President, Cindi Howson.
Download a copy of the BI Scorecard Strategic and Product Summary – Q3 2011 report here: http://www.biscorecard.com/businessintelligenceevaluations.asp#prosum
About Cindi Howson
BI Scorecard Founder, Cindi Howson has been using, implementing, and evaluating Business Intelligence (BI) tools for 20 years. She advises clients on BI strategy and tool selections. She is a frequent speaker at industry events and TDWI instructor, and has been quoted in Computerworld, The Wall Street Journal, The Irish Times, and Business Week. Having started her career in BI at a Fortune 500 company, she has a strong customer focus with a practical approach to BI. She has an MBA from Rice University and was awarded Jones Scholar.
Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Australia. Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution.
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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