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’s a taste of what independent industry analysts, experts and observers have to say about Yellowfin.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms is regarded as the preeminent annual analysis of the global analytics market and key technology providers. Yellowfin has placed as one of the leading analytics vendors in the world and is positioned within Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report for the sixth consecutive year in 2019*

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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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Yellowfin was recognized as a “Strong Performer” in the most recent Forrester Wave: Enterprise BI Platforms With Majority On-Premises Deployments, Q3 2017 report. Comparing against 14 other vendors, Forrester states that “Yellowfin, an embedded BI specialist, is a solid choice for all enterprise BI use cases”.

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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.

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“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 has 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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Mobile BI Value Index

Yellowfin ranked first for product Usability and Customer Validation in Ventana Research’s latest Value Index for Mobile Analytics and Business Intelligence study. The benchmark report compared the globe’s top 13 providers of mobile analytics. BARC and Ovum also identified Yellowfin as a leading Mobile BI solution.

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EMA Mid-Sized Organizations BI Radar

Yellowfin was identified as an innovator in the BI space and a leader in the use of AI, machine learning, contextual storytelling, and social communication. 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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Blue Hill Research Market Alert

Blue Hill Research’s independent Market Alert report - Yellowfin in the Context of the Broader BI Market - found that Yellowfin’s unique workflow features enable superior collaboration between user types. The report said Yellowfin's approach to enterprise BI enabled user adoption and long-term value.

“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.

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