Industry Recognition

Don’t just take our word for it

Naturally, we think that Yellowfin is the best Business Intelligence suite available today – but we’re probably biased. So here is what independent industry analysts, experts and observers have to say about Yellowfin.

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Gartner® Magic Quadrant™

The Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Analytics and BI Platforms is regarded as the preeminent annual analysis of the global analytics market and key technology providers. Yellowfin was named a Visionary for the third consecutive year in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ report.*

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Forrester Wave

Yellowfin was recognized as a “Strong Performer” in the most recent Forrester Wave: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms (Client-Managed) Q3 2019 report. Comparing against 13 other vendors, when Forrester asked Yellowfin reference customers about Yellowfin’s augmented BI capabilities, they said Yellowfin Signals “exceeds expectations in its augmented BI”.

IDC Innovators

Yellowfin was named an IDC Innovator in the 2020 Asia/Pacific Next-Generation Advanced Analytics report. IDC Innovators are emerging vendors that have demonstrated either a groundbreaking business model or an innovative new technology, or both. Yellowfin was one of just three vendors from the Asia/Pacific region to be included.

Nucleus Research

“Yellowfin is pacing the market as the leader in usability and looks to be continuing this positive momentum with the recent announcement of Signals and Stories."

Daniel Elman, Research Analyst
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BARC The BI Survey

BARC delivers some of the most extensive and respected research within the BI industry. BARC's The BI Survey is the world’s largest annual survey of BI end users.

In 2018, Yellowfin ranked first for Embedded BI and Operational BI** in the report, and is recommended by 100% of surveyed end users.

Yellowfin’s BI suite has consistently top-ranked and led - in its assigned Peer Groups** - for Innovation seven years in a row, Ease-of-Use and Operational BI five years in a row, and Collaboration four years running.

“Yellowfin is definitely seen as an innovative BI vendor by its customers. It has achieved excellent results in this category over the last six years of The BI Survey.”

Dr. Carsten Bange
Founder & CEO, BARC
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Nucleus Research Value Matrix

Nucleus Research’s Technology Value Matrix for Business Intelligence and Analytics report compares the world’s leading BI solutions, assessing product usability and functionality.
Yellowfin has been positioned as a Leader for four consecutive iterations and placed first in usability across all vendors in the 2018 report.

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EMA Top 3 - Innovation in the use of AI & ML for BI 

Yellowfin named as a Leader in the use of AI-enablement for Business Intelligence. Yellowfin also emerged as a Value Leader in the latest version of Enterprise Management Associates' Mid-Sized Organizations Business Intelligence EMA Radar report.

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Info-Tech Vendor Landscape

Yellowfin was identified as a Champion in consecutive Info-Tech Research Group Mid-Market Business Intelligence Vendor Landscapes, a Leader in the Enterprise Business Intelligence Vendor Landscape, and “best in class” for collaboration compared to the 14 other top BI providers assessed in the same Info-Tech report.

“Yellowfin, through its analytics platform, helps organizations find the middle ground: it caters to the business user through self-service visual analytics and to the business analyst by providing a rich report-building and modeling environment, while allowing IT to manage and supervise access to data.”

Surya Mukherjee
Senior Analyst, Ovum
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*Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
**Yellowfin has ranked first for the Embedded BI KPI within the Self-service reporting-focused product Peer Group in the 2018 study.
Yellowfin has ranked first for the Operational BI KPI within the Data discovery-focused product Peer Group for the second year in a row, and continues to be a leader for this KPI for the fifth year in a row. Yellowfin consistently emerges as top ranked or leading for the Innovation KPI within “Data discovery-focused products”, “Self-service reporting-focused products”, and “Americas-focused vendors” for the seventh year in a row. Yellowfin has ranked first for the Ease-of-use KPI within the Data discovery-focused product Peer Group in the 2018 study, and continues to be a leader for this KPI within the Self-service reporting-focused product Peer Group for the fifth year in a row.
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms, James Richardson, Kurt Schlegel, Rita Sallam, Austin Kronz, Julian Sun, 15 February 2021.
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