Yellowfin a Top Mid Sized Deployments BI Solution in BARC’s The BI Survey 15

Released on: October 20, 2015, 3:47 am (EDT)
Industry: Software

Melbourne, October 20, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has been identified as a top-performing BI platform across many categories in the ‘mid-sized deployments’ Peer Group – throughout EMEA, the Americas and APAC – of the Business Applications Research Center’s (BARC) The BI Survey 15.

The BI Survey is the world’s largest and most comprehensive annual survey of BI end-users, with 3,267 people rating the 35 BI products included in the final report.

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“Yellowfin’s outstanding performance in BARC’s The BI Survey 15 demonstrates our ability to deliver value through advanced product features and high user adoption,” said Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie. “Yellowfin was the top ranked BI solution for its vendor Peer Group in the critical Collaboration, Mobile BI and Innovation KPIs across all regions – EMEA, the Americas and APAC. Additionally, the average proportion of employees using Yellowfin within an organization was found to be 39 percent, compared an average of 17 percent for all products assessed in The BI Survey 15.”

Yellowfin ranked first for five KPIs – and was identified as a leader (ranked within the top 25 percent of products assessed) for an additional 11 KPIs – within the ‘mid-sized deployments’ Peer Group for the EMEA region.

Yellowfin was also a top ranked BI solution in three KPIs – and was pinpointed as a leading BI product in a further 14 KPIs – within the ‘mid-sized deployments’ Peer Group for the Americas region.

Additionally, Yellowfin was rated as the best performing BI platform for six KPIs – and was recognized as a leader for another 13 KPIs – within the ‘mid-sized deployments’ Peer Group for the APAC region.

“Users have rated Yellowfin’s BI platform very highly for the complex ‘Innovation’ KPI over the past four versions of The BI Survey – and results from The BI Survey 15 are no exception,” said Founder and CEO of BARC, Dr Carsten Bange. “Yellowfin is the top ranked vendor for ‘Innovation’ for all regions within its ‘mid-sized deployments’ Peer Group. The ‘Innovation’ KPI comprises ratings for seven pioneering product capabilities, including cloud BI, Collaborative BI, Data Discovery and data visualization, Mobile BI, operational BI, location Intelligence and visual design standards – areas in which Yellowfin excels. In particular, Yellowfin’s Collaborative BI capabilities support pervasive sharing of BI content amongst information consumers, as evidenced by the high proportion of employees using Yellowfin’s BI solution.

“New ideas and technologies are the lifeblood of the software industry. Yellowfin’s innovative product features are being embraced by its users, helping them achieve strong levels of satisfaction, high user adoption, project success and desired business benefits.”

Download the summary document containing headline results for Yellowfin HERE:

About Yellowfin:
Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embedded BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization.

Over 10,000 organizations, and more than one million end-users across 70 different countries, use Yellowfin every day. For more information, visit

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For further media information, interviews, images or product demonstration, please contact:

Lachlan James, Yellowfin Global Communications Manager on +61 (0)3 8617 4954, +61 (0)431 835 658 or

Contact-Details: Lachlan James
Level 46, 360 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne 3000, Victoria
+61 0 3 8617 4954

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